Session 121:
Understanding the Dynamics of Health and Mortality

Friday, March 31
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
San Gabriel C
Lobby Level

Chair: Michel Guillot, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: John R. Wilmoth, United Nations

  1. The Modal Age at Death and the Shifting Mortality HypothesisVladimir Canudas-Romo, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Convergence of the Aging Rates for Healthy and Unhealthy Elderly at Advanced AgesAliaksandr Kulminski, Duke University; Svetlana V. Ukraintseva, Duke University; Kenneth C. Land, Duke University; Kenneth G. Manton, Duke University

  3. Testing the Influenza-Tuberculosis Selective Mortality Hypothesis in AustraliaAndrew Noymer, University of California, Berkeley

  4. The Triumph of Cohort Effects in the Explanation of Mortality Change: A New Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Adult Cause-Specific Mortality in the United StatesYang Yang, University of Chicago

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