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? Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging; Mikkel Bruun-Jensen, University of Southern Denmark;

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

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

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

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