Session 93:
Environmental effects on health and mortality

Saturday, September 4
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Room HS16

Chair: Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  1. Beyond material explanations: fertility decline and mortality, a small area-level analysis of Israeli dataJon Anson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

  2. Is urbanization good for a nation’s health?Clara K. Cohen, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); David E. Horlacher, Middlebury College; F. Landis MacKellar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

  3. Territorial health inequalities of the elderly in ItalyElena Pirani, University of Florence; Silvana Salvini, University of Florence

  4. The sweeping environmental change hypothesis: the case of obesity and diabetes among Mediterranean migrants in BelgiumHadewijch Vandenheede, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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