Thursday, April 17 / 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM   •   Napoleon B1

Session 23:
International Perspectives on Health and Mortality

Chair: Elisabetta Barbi, Università di Messina
Discussant: Roland Rau, Duke University
Discussant: Elisabetta Barbi, Università di Messina

  1. The Compression of Deaths Above the ModeRoger A. Thatcher, Former Director of the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, London ; Siu Lan K Cheung, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ; Shiro Horiuchi, Rockefeller University ; Jean Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)

  2. Age Components of the Best Life ExpectanciesJacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  3. Comparing the Efficiency of Mortality Changes between Countries: An Evaluation of Past and Forecast Levels in Advanced EconomiesJames E Oeppen, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. A Contrarian View: is the Room for Improvements in Life Expectancy in Latin America and the Caribbean Shrinking?Alberto Palloni, Northwestern University ; Mary McEniry, University of Wisconsin at Madison ; Ana Luisa Davila, University of Puerto Rico ; Alberto Garcia, University of Puerto Rico

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