Session 133:
Excess Female Mortality and Morbidity

Saturday, May 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2nd Floor

Chair: Dana A. Glei, Georgetown University
Discussant: Elizabeth M. Armstrong, Princeton University

  1. Can Vitamin A Equalize Gender Differentials in Child Survival? Evidence from NepalDavid Bishai, Johns Hopkins University; Samir Kumar, Tribhuvan University; Michael Koenig, Johns Hopkins University; Hugh Waters, Johns Hopkins University; Joanne Katz, Johns Hopkins University; Keith West, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Female Excess Mortality among Older Adults in Historical ItalyMary Alice Ernish, Johns Hopkins University

  3. Explaining Gender Disparity in Child Health in Haryana State of India: Combining Qualitative Data with Analysis of the National Family and Health Survey (NFHS)Santosh Jatrana, Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis; Suresh Kumar, Australian National University

  4. Gender, Context, and Infant Mortality in Rural ChinaWilliam M. Mason, University of California, Los Angeles; William Lavely, University of Washington

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