Session 169:
Gender and Health Risks over the Life Course

Saturday, April 19
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
4th floor

Chair: Marilyn Sinkewicz, Columbia University
Discussant: Haslyn Hunte, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Katharina Pyka, University of Marburg

  1. Timing to Retire – Timing to Die? A Prospective Cohort Study on The Effects of Early Retirement and Long Term Survival.Hilke Brockmann, Jacobs University Bremen; Rolf Mueller, Universitat Bremen

  2. Gender Difference in the Long-Term Impacts of FamineRen Mu, Texas A&M University; Xiaobo Zhang, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  3. Missing Men: The Direct Mortality Impacts of Firearm Violence in Colombia, 1979-2005Brodie Ferguson, Stanford University; Jorge A Restrepo, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá; James H. Jones, Stanford University

  4. Can Changing Patterns in Smoking Prevalence among Women and Men Explain the Narrowing Gender Gap in Life Expectancy? A Cross-National PerspectiveRoland Rau, Duke University; Marleen Dettmann, Robert Koch Institute

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