Friday, April 12 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Meeting Room 505 (Level 5)

Session 187
Methodological Innovations in Modeling Health and Mortality

Chair: Patrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division
Discussant: Carmen Ng, Emory University

1. Dynamics of Life Expectancy and Lifespan EqualityJose Aburto , Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Francisco Villavicencio, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging.

2. A New Method for Indirect Estimation of Neonatal, Infant, and Child Mortality Trends Using Summary Birth HistoriesRoy Burstein , University of Washington, Seattle; Haidong Wang, University of Washington, Seattle; Reiner Robert, University of Washington, Seattle; Hay Simon, University of Washington, Seattle.

3. Cause of Death Decomposition of Cohort Survival Comparisons: TCALVladimir Canudas-Romo , Australian National University; Tim Adair, University of Melbourne; Stefano Mazzuco, Universita di Padova.

4. CASM-Child: A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Multivariate Count Data to Estimate Cause- and Age- Specific Mortality for Children in Data-Scarce Countries.Austin E. Schumacher , University of Washington, Seattle; Tyler McCormick, University of Washington, Seattle; Li Liu, Johns Hopkins University; Jon Wakefield, University of Washington, Seattle.

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