Thursday, September 1
16:00 - 17:30 • Room P 12

Session 48. Dimensions of health transition in developing countries

Chair: France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

1. Gender, politics, and child mortality: externalities of female political representation?Ross Macmillan, Università Bocconi.

2. Estimating mortality from external causes using data from retrospective surveys: a validation study in Niakhar (Senegal)Gilles Pison, French National Museum of Natural History and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Stéphane Helleringer, Columbia University; Bruno Masquelier, Université Catholique de Louvain; Malick Kante, Columbia University; Cheikh Tidiane Ndiaye, Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Démographie (ANSD); Laetitia Douillot, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Cheikh Sokhna, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Valérie Delaunay, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD).

3. Trends and sub-national disparities in neonatal mortality in India from 1981 to 2011Nandita Saikia, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia.

4. Rural and urban differentials in adult mortality in Sub-Saharan AfricaGuy Stecklov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ashira Menashe-Oren, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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