Session 87:
Disability Trends and Dynamics - International and Comparative Perspectives

Friday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Taft
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Mary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan
Discussant: Carol Jagger, Newcastle University

  1. Future Trends in the Prevalence of Severe Activity Limitations in Developed CountriesWarren C. Sanderson, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY); Sergei Scherbov, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Vienna Institute of Demography

  2. Room for Optimism from Generational Hardship: Trends in Disability and Living Conditions among Spanish ElderlyAntonio D. Cámara, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Ainhoa Alustiza, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Amand Blanes, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Teresa Menacho, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED)

  3. The Future Burden of Overweight and Obesity until 2045 in GermanyChristina Westphal, University of Rostock; Gabriele Doblhammer, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. Is Health Status of Elderly Worsening in India? A Comparison of Successive Rounds of National Sample Survey DataSaswata Ghosh, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK); Zakir Husain, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK)

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