Session 5:
Aging in Developing Countries

Thursday, March 30
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Santa Anita C
Lobby Level

Chair: Rebeca Wong, University of Maryland
Discussant: Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Explaining Gender Differences in Functional Health and Mortality among Older Adults in BeijingToshiko Kaneda, Population Reference Bureau; Zachary Zimmer, Population Council; Xianghua Fang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly; Zhe Tang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly

  2. Relation of Birth Month and Elderly Health Status in Latin American and Caribbean CountriesMary McEniry, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Ana Luisa Davila, University of Puerto Rico; Alberto Garcia, University of Puerto Rico

  3. Social Security and Couples' Joint Retirement Decisions in BrazilBernardo L. Queiroz, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  4. The Sex and SES Paradox in Health Status and Mortality among Elderly PopulationsLuis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica; Xinia Fernandez, Universidad de Costa Rica; Ericka Mendez, Universidad de Costa Rica; Guido Pinto, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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