Friday, September 2
Chair: Ronny Westerman, Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB)
1. Health convergence between East and West Germany as reflected in long-term cause-specific mortality trends: how much was due to reunification? • Pavel Grigoriev, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Marketa Pechholdova, University of Economics, Prague (VSE).
2. The contribution of alcohol to life expectancy differentials across countries and over time in Europe • Sergi Trias-Llimós, University of Groningen; Anton E. Kunst, University of Amsterdam; Fanny Janssen, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and University of Groningen.
3. Cohort survival comparisons among industrialized countries: the truncated cross-sectional average length of life approach • Marilia Nepomuceno, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging.
4. Why are Northern Europeans falling behind in life expectancy? An international comparison of age and cause of death, 1970-2009 • Alyson A. van Raalte, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia.
5. Mortality trends in Baltic countries before, during and after Soviet domination • France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).
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