Friday, September 2 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Room P 1

Session 50:
Disparities in mortality trends across developed countries

Chair: Ronny Westerman, Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB)

  1. Health convergence between East and West Germany as reflected in long-term cause-specific mortality trends: how much was due to reunification? Pavel Grigoriev, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Marketa Pechholdova, University of Economics, Prague (VSE);

  2. The contribution of alcohol to life expectancy differentials across countries and over time in Europe Fanny Janssen, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and University of Groningen; Anton E. Kunst, University of Amsterdam; Sergi Trias-Llimós, University of Groningen;

  3. Cohort survival comparisons among industrialized countries: the truncated cross-sectional average length of life approach Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging; Marilia Nepomuceno, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG);

  4. Mortality trends in Baltic countries before, during and after Soviet domination Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED);

  5. Why are Northern Europeans falling behind in life expectancy? An international comparison of age and cause of death, 1970-2009 Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia; Alyson A. van Raalte, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research;

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