Session 48:
Measures of mortality

Friday, June 15
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Geovetenskapens Hus, Building U, Floor 3

Chair: Dalkhat M. Ediev, Vienna Institute of Demography

  1. The quiescent phase in human mortality: when do populations start to age?Michal Engelman, University of Chicago; Ravi Varadhan, Johns Hopkins University; Christopher L. Seplaki, University of Rochester

  2. Parental age at birth and longevity of offspring in centenarian families: the role of biology, social interaction and cultureValérie Jarry, Université de Montréal; Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal; Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal

  3. Mortality confidence intervals for small areas: a measure of the prediction goodnessFederico López, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares; José Luis Gutierrez de Mesa, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares; Luis Rivera Galicia, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares

  4. Mortality crossovers: a simple model to disentangle "real" effects from compositional effectsRoland Rau, University of Rostock

  5. Lifespan variation for cohorts is decliningAlyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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