Session 146:
Mortality Trends and Differentials

Friday, April 12
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Bayside A
4th Floor

Chair: Neil Mehta, Emory University
Discussant: Dana A. Glei, Georgetown University

  1. Losing Ground - Swedish Life Expectancy in Comparison with Other CountriesSven Drefahl, Stockholm University

  2. Forecasting the Effects of Smoking in Latin American MortalityBeatriz Novak, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Guido Pinto, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  3. The Impact of Smoking and Other Non-Biological Factors on Sex Differences in Life Expectancy: A Comparative Analysis of 39 Industrialized Countries, 1955-2009Marc Luy, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU); Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  4. Why Have Gains in U.S. Women’s Longevity Lagged behind Europe? A Comparison of the US and FinlandJennifer Karas Montez, Harvard University; Pekka Martikainen, University of Helsinki; Hanna Remes, University of Helsinki

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