Session 1:
International comparisons of health/mortality

Thursday, June 14
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Aula Magna Auditorium / Section 2
Aula Magna, Floor 4/5

Chair: Michal Engelman, University of Chicago

  1. Life expectancy during the great depression in eleven European countriesTim-Allen Bruckner, University of California, Irvine; Andrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine; Ralph Catalano, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Life expectancy and mortality in the three Baltic countries during 1990-2010: commonalities and differencesJuris Krumins, University of Latvia; Natalja Dubkova, University of Latvia

  3. The relative importance of frequency of contacts and time of exposure for the spread of directly transmitted infectionsAlessia Melegaro, Università Bocconi; Elisabetta De Cao, Università Bocconi; Emilio Zagheni, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Piero Manfredi, Università di Pisa

  4. Mortality divergence across industrialized countriesMagdalena Muszynska, Warsaw School of Economics

  5. The economic benefits of reducing health inequalities in eleven European populationsMarc Suhrcke, University of East Anglia; Silvia Meggiolaro, Università di Padova; Stefano Mazzuco, Università di Padova

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