Friday, October 18 / 14:22 PM - 14:22 PM   •   Aula Magna Auditorium / Section 2

Session 34:
Socioeconomic status and health/mortality

Chair: Roland Rau, University of Rostock

  1. Does an increase in health insurance coverage reduce socioeconomic inequalities in premature mortality? An analysis of the post-reform period in Colombia Mauricio Avendano, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Ivan I. D. Arroyave, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Alex Burdorf, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Doris Cardona, Universidad CES;

  2. Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality at older ages in Quebec (Canada): perspectives from the modal age at death Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Nadine Ouellette, University of California, Berkeley; Chantale Lecours, Université de Montréal;

  3. Widening socioeconomic mortality gradient in Germany and its implication for the closing East-West mortality gap Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia; Domantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Eva U.B. Kibele, University of Groningen;

  4. Individual and contextual determinants of social inequality on mortality in southern Europe Francisco Viciana, Instituto de Estadistica de Andalucia; Diego Ramiro-Fariñas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC); Víctor Montañes Cobo, Instituto de Estadística de Andalucía; Juan Merlo, Lund University;

  5. The socio-demographic determinants of disability – findings from Poland Anita Abramowska-Kmon, Warsaw School of Economics;

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