Friday, June 15 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Nordenskiöld

Session 48:
Measures of mortality

Chair: Dalkhat M. Ediev, Vienna Institute of Demography

  1. The quiescent phase in human mortality: when do populations start to age? Christopher L. Seplaki, University of Rochester; Michal Engelman, University of Chicago; Ravi Varadhan, Johns Hopkins University;

  2. Mortality confidence intervals for small areas: a measure of the prediction goodness Federico López, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares; José Luis Gutierrez de Mesa, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares; Luis Rivera Galicia, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares;

  3. Lifespan variation for cohorts is declining Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Alyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research;

  4. Mortality crossovers: a simple model to disentangle "real" effects from compositional effects Roland Rau, University of Rostock;

  5. Parental age at birth and longevity of offspring in centenarian families: the role of biology, social interaction and culture Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal; Valérie Jarry, Université de Montréal;

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