Friday, April 12 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM · Meeting Room 311

Session 177
Gains and Gaps in Life Expectancy

Chair: B. Piedad Urdinola, Universidad Nacional de Colombia-Bogota
Discussant: Antonio Pedro Ramos, University of California, Los Angeles

1. World Health Status 1950–2015: Converging or DivergingMoradhvaj Dhakad , Jawaharlal Nehru University; Srinivas Goli, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

2. Finding Winners on National Preston Curve Trajectories: The Myth of Exemplary Progress Meets the DataCarolina Cardona , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; David Bishai, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

3. Trends in United States Life Expectancy and Disability Above Age 50: Delayed Onset, Improved Recovery, Mortality Change, or Compositional Change?Timothy Riffe , Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Neil Mehta, University of Michigan; Daniel Schneider, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Mikko Myrskyla, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

4. Indices for Measuring Inequality in Longevity: Theory and an Application to IndiaLaeek Siddiqui , International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Ashish Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

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