Saturday, September 3
9:00 - 10:30 • Room P 1

Session 100. Analyzing life expectancy and lifespan: factors and methods

Chair: Frederik Peters, Universität Rostock

1. Comparing ageing in Europe and Asia: adjusting for life-expectancy and cross-country differencesArun Balachandran, University of Groningen; Joop de Beer, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); K. S. James, Institute for Social and Economic Change, India; Leo van Wissen, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and University of Groningen; Fanny Janssen, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and University of Groningen.

2. Subjective life expectancy: differences by smoking, education and genderSergei Scherbov, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Bruno Arpino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Valeria Bordone, University of Southampton.

3. An analysis of factors related to disability-free life expectancy at 65 years of age across Japanese prefectures in 2010Yuka Sugawara Minagawa, Sophia University ; Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon University.

4. Happy life expectancy: an indicator to measure the impact of The Great Recession in ItalyCecilia Tomassini, Università degli Studi del Molise; Viviana Egidi, Sapienza Università di Roma; Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital; Carlo Lallo, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.

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