Session 20:
Death: Trends, Distributions, Inequality

Thursday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Beaudry A
Lobby Level

Chair: Carl Boe, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Carl Boe, University of California, Berkeley

  1. A Decomposition of Life Expectancy Levels and TrendsJohn Bongaarts, Population Council

  2. Ten Years after Kannisto: Further Evidence for Mortality Decline at Advanced Ages in Developed CountriesRoland Rau, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Eugeny Soroko, Russian Academy of Sciences; Domantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. What Can Be Learnt by Studying the Adult Modal Age at Death?Jean-Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM); Siu Lan Karen Cheung, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) and Demographie et Sante

  4. One Hundred Years of US Racial Inequalities in Mortality: A Decomposition of the Distribution of Deaths by Age Group, 1900-1999Margaret M. Weden, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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