Session 31:
Understanding Variation in Health and Survival

Thursday, March 29
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Chelsea
7th floor

Chair: Kimberly V Smith, Princeton University
Discussant: Marcia C. Castro, Harvard University

  1. Older Persons in Urban Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean: Active Life Expectancy and Multidimensional Disability Profiles from SabeDulce Baptista, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  2. Social Institutions and Health Inequalities: A Cross-National PerspectiveMegan Beckett, RAND; Marc Elliott, RAND; Marika Suttorp, RAND

  3. Explaining Cross-National Differences in Inequality of MortalityChristiaan Monden, Tilburg University; Jeroen Smits, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen

  4. The Effect of Obesity and Diabetes on Mortality among Older Adults in Latin America and the Caribbean: Is It a Different Phenomenon than in the U.S.?Malena Monteverde, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Beatriz Novak, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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