Saturday, September 4 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Room HS16

Session 93:
Environmental effects on health and mortality

Chair: Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  1. Is urbanization good for a nation’s health? Clara K. Cohen, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); David E. Horlacher, Middlebury College; F. Landis MacKellar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA);

  2. Beyond material explanations: fertility decline and mortality, a small area-level analysis of Israeli data Jon Anson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev;

  3. The sweeping environmental change hypothesis: the case of obesity and diabetes among Mediterranean migrants in Belgium Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Hadewijch Vandenheede, Vrije Universiteit Brussel;

  4. Territorial health inequalities of the elderly in Italy Silvana Salvini, University of Florence; Elena Pirani, University of Florence;

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