Thursday, April 11 / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Meeting Room 302 (Level 3)

Session 112
Future of Health: Consequences of Cohort Differences in Health Behaviors

Chair: Erin Ice, University of Michigan
Discussant: Virginia W. Chang, New York University (NYU)

1. Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Boomers’ Excess Mortality Due to Substance Abuse in the United StatesEnrique Acosta , Université de Montréal; Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal; Nadine Ouellette, Université de Montréal; Alyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Marilia Nepomuceno, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

2. How Does Health Change After Retirement and for Who? New Evidence Using Objective and Subjective Health MeasuresLudovico Carrino , King's College London; Merel Schuring, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Alex Burdorf, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Mauricio Avendano, King's College London / Harvard University.

3. Does Retirement Affect Secondary Preventive Care Use? Evidence From Breast Cancer ScreeningPeter Eibich , Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Léontine Goldzahl, University of Manchester.

4. The Shape of Things to Come: Will Changes in Prevalence of Obesity and Smoking Influence the Quantity and Quality of Life of White, Black, and Hispanics in the United States?Jennifer Van Hook , Pennsylvania State University; Michelle Frisco, Pennsylvania State University; Carlyn Graham, Pennsylvania State University.

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