Thursday, June 14 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Aula Magna Auditorium / Section 2

Session 1:
International comparisons of health/mortality

Chair: Michal Engelman, University of Chicago

  1. Life expectancy during the great depression in eleven European countries Andrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine; Tim-Allen Bruckner, University of California, Irvine; Ralph Catalano, University of California, Berkeley;

  2. The economic benefits of reducing health inequalities in eleven European populations Stefano Mazzuco, Università di Padova; Silvia Meggiolaro, Università di Padova; Marc Suhrcke, University of East Anglia;

  3. The relative importance of frequency of contacts and time of exposure for the spread of directly transmitted infections Emilio Zagheni, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Piero Manfredi, Università di Pisa; Elisabetta De Cao, Università Bocconi; Alessia Melegaro, Università Bocconi;

  4. Life expectancy and mortality in the three Baltic countries during 1990-2010: commonalities and differences Juris Krumins, University of Latvia; Natalja Dubkova, University of Latvia;

  5. Mortality divergence across industrialized countries Magdalena Muszynska, Warsaw School of Economics;

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