Session 132:
Causes and Measurement of Mortality

Friday, May 4
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Continental Parlor 1
Ballroom Level

Chair: Ryan D. Edwards, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY)
Discussant: Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University

  1. Why the Married Live Longer: Evidence on the Selection versus Protection Effect of Marriage Using Fixed-Effect Survival ModelsHans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Axel Skytthe, University of Southern Denmark

  2. Estimating Mortality by State of Birth and Race Using Census and Vital Statistics DataDan Black, University of Chicago; Yu-Chieh Hsu, NORC at the University of Chicago; Lowell Taylor, Carnegie Mellon University

  3. Missing Children: Indirect Estimation of Child Mortality from Census Microdata on Age Gaps between Surviving ChildrenJoshua R. Goldstein, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Ester Gonzales-Prieto, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Jutta Gampe, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. New Tools for Ancient Populations - Estimating Age-at-Death Distributions from Skeletal RemainsJutta Gampe, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; George Milner, Pennsylvania State University; Jesper L. Boldsen, Syddansk Universitet; Svenja Weise, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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