Session 20:
Health Status and Mortality over the Life Course in Developing Countries

Thursday, May 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Karen Swallen, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. China: Economic Development and Mortality DeclineJudith Banister, Javelin Investments; Xiaobo Zhang, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  2. A Microsimulation Study of the Effects of Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage on Lifetime Risks of HIV/AIDS in Rural MalawiMichael D. Bracher, Independent Researcher; Gigi Santow, Independent Researcher

  3. Insurance and Other Determinants of Elderly Longevity in a Costa Rican PanelLuis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica; William H. Dow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Adriana Lacle

  4. Determinants of Old-Age Mortality in Taiwan, 1989 to 1999Zachary Zimmer, Population Council; Linda G. Martin, Population Council; Hui-Sheng Lin, Taiwan National Institute of Family Planning

  5. Education, Gender, and Functional Transitions Among Older IndonesiansToshiko Kaneda, Population Council

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