Session 73:
New Strategies in Demographic Measurement and Analysis

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Directors Row 4
3rd Floor

Chair: James W. McNally, University of Michigan
Discussant: David Lindstrom, Brown University

  1. Data Sources for the Estimation of Hierarchical Models of Individual Mortality OutcomesTroy Blanchard, Mississippi State University; Jeralynn S. Cossman, Mississippi State University; Martin L. Levin, Mississippi State University

  2. Measuring Living Standards in Demographic Surveys and Evaluating Their Impact on Unmet Need for Family Planning: A Structural Equation Modeling ApproachPaul Hewett, Population Council

  3. Application of Mortality Estimation Techniques to the 1999 Census of the Solomon Islands: Problems and a New ProcedureGeorge Groenewold, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Jeroen van Ginneken, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Bart de Bruijn, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Reuben Tovutovu, Ministry of Development Planning, Solomon Islands

  4. How Are Biomarkers Related to Physical and Mental Well-Being?Christopher L. Seplaki, Princeton University; Yu-Hsuan Lin, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan

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