Session 146:
Becoming a Centenarian

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Thurgood Marshall East
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Nan E. Johnson, Michigan State University
Discussant: Hui Liu, Michigan State University
Discussant: John R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley

  1. The Era of Centenarians – the Mortality of Swedish Oldest-OldSven Drefahl, Stockholm University; Hans Lundstrom, Statistics Sweden; Anders Ahlbom, Karolinska Institutet

  2. Old Age Mortality Measurement and ModelingNatalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago

  3. The Survival Advantage of Siblings of Centenarians: Contribution of Childhood ConditionsValérie Jarry, Université de Montréal; Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Alain Gagnon, University of Western Ontario

  4. Whose Mortality Decelerates? Multi-Stage Mortality Selection and the Poverty PuzzleElizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Felix Elwert, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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