Session 53:
Biology and Demography

Thursday, March 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Santa Anita C
Lobby Level

Chair: Alan Booth, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Robert Schoen, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Longevity in Hunter-Gatherers: A Cross-Cultural PerspectiveMichael D. Gurven, University of California, Santa Barbara; Hillard S. Kaplan, University of New Mexico

  2. The Cost of Reproduction in the Gambia: Does Investment in Reproduction Decrease Women’s Survival Rates?Rebecca Sear, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  3. Physiological Dysregulation and Changes in Health in an Older PopulationNoreen Goldman, Princeton University; Cassio M. Turra, Princeton University; Dana A. Glei, University of California, Berkeley; Yi-Li Chuang, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

  4. Familial Transmission of Human Longevity among the Oldest-Old in ChinaDanzhen You, University of California, Berkeley

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