Session 31:
Methodological Issues in Mortality Research

Thursday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Room 407
Level 4

Chair: Jennifer Madans, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC
Discussant: Robert N. Anderson, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  1. Age-Specific Contributions to Changes in the Period and Cohort Life ExpectancyVladimir Canudas-Romo, Pennsylvania State University; Robert Schoen, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Estimating Adult Mortality through Surveys: An Unbiased Method Using Data on Survival of RelativesEmmanuela E. Gakidou, Harvard University; Gary King, Harvard University

  3. Alternative Time-Series Approaches to Mortality ProjectionWard Kingkade, U.S. Census Bureau

  4. A Methodology for Studying Child Mortality Differentials in Populations with Limited Death RegistrationClaire M. Noel-Miller, University of Pennsylvania; Douglas Ewbank, University of Pennsylvania

Other sessions on Health and Mortality