Thursday, September 1 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Room P 10

Session 2:
Mortality and longevity

Chair: Domantas Jasilionis, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Vytautas Magnus University

  1. The education composition’s effect on life expectancy - are females racing towards longer lives while males get left behind?Mikkel Bruun-Jensen, University of Southern Denmark ; Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging

  2. Education, cognitive ability and cause-specific mortality: a structural approachGovert Bijwaard, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) ; Mikko Myrskylä, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ; Finn Rasmussen, Karolinska Institutet ; Per Tynelius, Karolinska Institutet

  3. Increasing human capital fuels increasing life expectancy and optimism for the futureMarc Luy, Vienna Institute of Demography ; Marina Zannella, Vienna Institute of Demography ; Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) ; Yuka Sugawara Minagawa, Sophia University ; Wolfgang Lutz, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) ; Graziella Caselli, Sapienza Università di Roma

  4. Does education protect against the detrimental effect of unemployment? Male mortality Belgium 2001-2011Sylvie Gadeyne, Vrije Universiteit Brussel ; Christophe Vanroelen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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