Session 6:
Race/Ethnic Differences in Adult Health and Mortality

Thursday, April 17
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Bayside C
4th floor

Chair: Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Michel Guillot, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. The Changing Role of Socioeconomic Status in Explaining Black-White Disparities in Healthy LifeScott M. Lynch, Princeton University; J. Scott Brown, Miami University

  2. Classifying Asian Americans by Race versus Ethnicity: Differences in Cancer Death RatesDiane S. Lauderdale, University of Chicago; Dezheng Huo, University of Chicago

  3. Health Selectivity and SES-Health Gradients in Mexico-U.S. Migration and Return: A Bi-National Perspective on Older AdultsFernando Riosmena, University of Colorado at Boulder; Rebeca Wong, University of Maryland

  4. Race, Obesity, and the Puzzle of Gender SpecificityMary A Burke, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Frank Heiland, Florida State University

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