Session 60:
Social Inequalities and Health: Methodological Advances

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Room 404
Level 4

Chair: Brian K. Finch, RAND
Discussant: Megan Beckett, RAND

  1. Health Trajectories over the Life Course: The Consequences of Childhood Health and Social Background FactorsSteven A. Haas, Harvard University

  2. Social Differences in Health and Mortality in Old Age. Evidence from US Survey Data and Danish Register DataRasmus Hoffmann, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. Socioeconomic Status and Health Over the Life Course: An Aging-Vector ApproachJinyoung Kim, University of Texas at Austin

  4. A Test of the Social Causation Hypothesis and the SES Gradient: The Utility of Wealth, Self Reported Health, and Unmeasured HeterogeneityMichael L. Spittel, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

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