Session 55:
Methodological Issues in Health and Mortality

Thursday, April 17
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Napoleon B1
3rd floor

Chair: Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: John R. Wilmoth, United Nations

  1. Coherent Forecasting of Multiple-Decrement Life Tables: A Test Using Japanese Cause of Death DataJames E Oeppen, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  2. The Absolute and Relative Effects of Cohort and Period Mortality Shocks on Later MortalityMikko Myrskylä, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Death Distribution Methods for Estimating Adult Mortality: Sensitivity Analysis with Simulated Data Errors, RevisitedRob Dorrington, University of Cape Town; Ian M Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  4. Examining Variance in World Life Spans since 1960Ryan D. Edwards, Queens College (CUNY)

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