Friday, June 15 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   Polstjärnan

Session 66:
Longevity and historical analysis

Chair: Marc Luy, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  1. The role of inherited factors for longevity: southern Sweden 1813-2009 Tommy Bengtsson, Lund University; Göran R. Broström, Umeå University;

  2. The long shadow of communism: new cross-national evidence for the European health divide Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin; Yuka Minagawa, University of Texas at Austin;

  3. Infant and early childhood mortality in a historical context Jornt Mandemakers, University of Groningen; Evelien Walhout, Tilburg University;

  4. Socioeconomic differences in height among young men in southern Sweden, 1818-1968 Stefan Öberg, University of Gothenburg;

  5. Achieving exceptional survival: are socioeconomic conditions in childhood still important? Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal; Valérie Jarry, Université de Montréal;

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