Session 2:
Mortality in Comparative Perspective

Thursday, April 11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Napoleon B3
3rd Floor

Chair: Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, University of Southern California
Discussant: Alyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  1. Finding and Explaining Fast and Slow Mortality Transitions: A Taxonomy of Preston CurvesRobert L. Cohen, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; David Bishai, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Mortality Change and Lifespan InequalityDuncan Gillespie, Stanford University; Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University

  3. Uncovering Unusual Mortality Differentials in Central AsiaEthan J. Sharygin, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Dying in Silence: A Study on Mortality-Morbidity Gap in IndiaTulika Tripathy, Banaras Hindu University; Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, National Institute of Advanced Studies

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