Session 66:
Longevity and historical analysis

Friday, June 15
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Polstjärnan
Aula Magna, Floor 7

Chair: Marc Luy, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  1. The role of inherited factors for longevity: southern Sweden 1813-2009Tommy Bengtsson, Lund University; Göran R. Broström, Umeå University

  2. Achieving exceptional survival: are socioeconomic conditions in childhood still important?Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal; Valérie Jarry, Université de Montréal; Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal

  3. The long shadow of communism: new cross-national evidence for the European health divideYuka Minagawa, University of Texas at Austin; Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin

  4. Socioeconomic differences in height among young men in southern Sweden, 1818-1968Stefan Öberg, University of Gothenburg

  5. Infant and early childhood mortality in a historical contextEvelien Walhout, Tilburg University; Jornt Mandemakers, University of Groningen

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