Thursday, March 31 / 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM   •   Room 407

Session 47:
New Directions on Mortality Research

Chair: Charles B. Nam, Florida State University
Discussant: Shiro Horiuchi, Rockefeller University

  1. Human Mortality and Chronic Disease Incidence at Extreme Ages: New Data and AnalysisIgor Akushevich, Duke University ; Kenneth G. Manton, Duke University ; Aliaksandr Kulminski, Duke University

  2. Patterns of Mortality Improvement over Age and Time: Estimation, Presentation and ImplicationsKirill F. Andreev, Queen's University ; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. The Pattern of Mortality Convergence in Older AgesSang Lim Lee, Utah State University ; Philip B. Mason, Utah State University

  4. Socioeconomic Differentials in Mortality among the Oldest Old in ChinaHaiyan Zhu, University of Michigan

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