Session 14:
Economic Conditions and Mortality

Thursday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
McKinley
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Nan E. Johnson, Michigan State University
Discussant: Elwood Carlson, Florida State University
Discussant: Zhenmei Zhang, Michigan State University

  1. Why Are Recessions Good for Your Health? Understanding Pro-Cyclical MortalityDouglas Miller, University of California, Davis; Marianne Page, University of California, Davis; Ann H. Stevens, University of California, Davis; Mateusz Filipski, University of California, Davis

  2. Do Sons Reduce Parental Mortality?Genevieve Pham-Kanter, Princeton University; Noreen Goldman, Princeton University

  3. The Remarkable Pace of Mortality Decline in Eastern Germany after the German Unification: the Role of Regional Availability of Health CareTobias C. Vogt, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Sebastian Kluesener, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. Economic Stress and Mortality for the Oldest-Old in ChinaWei-Jun Jean Yeung, National University of Singapore; Zhenhua Xu, Peking University

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