Session 47:
New Directions on Mortality Research

Thursday, March 31
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Room 407
Level 4

Chair: Charles B. Nam, Florida State University
Discussant: Shiro Horiuchi, Rockefeller University

  1. Human Mortality and Chronic Disease Incidence at Extreme Ages: New Data and AnalysisIgor Akushevich, Duke University; Kenneth G. Manton, Duke University; Aliaksandr Kulminski, Duke University

  2. Patterns of Mortality Improvement over Age and Time: Estimation, Presentation and ImplicationsKirill F. Andreev, Queen's University; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. The Pattern of Mortality Convergence in Older AgesSang Lim Lee, Utah State University; Philip B. Mason, Utah State University

  4. Socioeconomic Differentials in Mortality among the Oldest Old in ChinaHaiyan Zhu, University of Michigan

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