Friday, April 12 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Meeting Room 505 (Level 5)

Session 167
Modeling Mortality

Chair: Patrick Heuveline, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Arun S. Hendi, Princeton University

1. An Age-at-Death Distribution Approach to Forecast Cohort MortalityUgofilippo Basellini , Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Søren Kjærgaard, Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging; Carlo G. Camarda, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).

2. Age-Period-Cohort Analyses in Epidemiological Studies: Clarifying Assumptions and Validating ResultsRyan K. Masters , University of Colorado Boulder; Daniel A. Powers, University of Texas at Austin.

3. One or More Rates of Aging? The Extended Gamma-Gompertz Model (EGG)Giambattista Salinari , Università degli Studi di Sassari; Gustavo De Santis, Università di Firenze.

4. Heterogeneity’s Ruses: The Impact of Mortality Selection on Dynamics of Health Disparities and Life ExpectancyHui Zheng , The Ohio State University; Siwei Cheng, New York University (NYU).

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