Session 34:
Formal Demography

Thursday, May 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 14
Fourth Floor

Chair: Bernardo L. Queiroz, Cedeplar, UFMG
Discussant: John R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley

  1. The Quiescent Phase in Human Mortality: When Do Populations Start to Age?Michal Engelman, University of Chicago; Ravi Varadhan, Johns Hopkins University; Christopher L. Seplaki, University of Rochester

  2. Gompertz-Makeham Life Expectancies - Analytical Solutions, Approximations, and InferencesTrifon I. Missov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Adam Lenart, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. Perturbation Analysis of Measures of Lifespan VariabilityAlyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Hal Caswell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

  4. On the Accuracy of Life ExpectancyNan Li, United Nations; Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University

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