Session 131:
Immigrant Health: Selection and Acculturation

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Salon I
Level 5

Chair: Mark VanLandingham, Tulane University
Discussant: Rebecca L. Clark, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH

  1. Maternal and Infant Health of the Mexican-Origin Population in the United States: Acculturation, Duration, and SelectionMiguel Ceballos, University of Michigan

  2. Could “Acculturation” Effects be Explained by Latent Health Disadvantages among Mexican Immigrants?Brian K. Finch, RAND

  3. Another Hispanic Paradox? How Socioeconomic Gradients in Health Differ for Whites and LatinosNoreen Goldman, Princeton University; Rachel T. Kimbro, Princeton University; Cassio M. Turra, Princeton University; Anne Pebley, University of California, Los Angeles

  4. Is There Really a Salmon-Bias Effect? Evidence of Selective Emigration among Primary Social Security Beneficiaries in the United StatesCassio M. Turra, Princeton University; Bert Kestenbaum, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA); Betty R. Ferguson, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

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