Session 49:
Analysing health and mortality: causation and selection

Friday, September 3
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Room HS23

Chair: Frans Willekens, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  1. Intergenerational social mobility and health: the inequality paradoxPatrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  2. Long-term effects of famine on life expectancy. A re-analysis of the Great Finnish Famine 1866-1868Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter, University of Rostock; Gerard G. J. van den Berg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute; L.H. Lumey, Columbia University

  3. The contribution of familial component in Sardinian longevity: measuring unobserved heterogeneityLuisa Salaris, Università degli Studi di Cagliari; Nicola Tedesco, Università degli Studi di Cagliari; Michel Poulain, Université Catholique de Louvain

  4. Can multi-stage mortality selection explain a mortality deceleration puzzle?Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Felix Elwert, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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