Session 110:
Long Run Trends and Differentials in Mortality

Friday, March 30
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
5th floor

Chair: Elaine Hernandez, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Michael R. Haines, Colgate University

  1. Socioeconomic Differences and Family Clustering of Child Mortality: A Multilevel Analysis of Rural Southern Sweden, 1766-1895Tommy Bengtsson, Lund University

  2. A Cohort Analysis of Mortality in New Zealand, 1876-2004Kim Dunstan, Statistics New Zealand; Jit Cheung, Statistics New Zealand

  3. Decomposing Changes in Life Expectancy at Birth by Age, Sex, and Residence from 1929 to 2000 in ChinaDanan Gu, Duke University; Danzhen You, University of California, Berkeley; Haiyan Zhu, University of Michigan; Sarah E. Tom, University of California, Berkeley; Yi Zeng, Duke University

  4. The Reversal of the Relation between Economic Growth and Health Progress: Sweden in the 19th and 20th CenturiesJosé A. Tapia, University of Michigan

  5. Gender, Environmental 'Stressors' and Mortality: Tracing Age- and Cause-Specific Mortality Differentials in a Century of Birth Cohorts from England and Wales, France, and the United StatesMargaret M. Weden, RAND Corporation

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