Thursday, April 11 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM · Lone Star F

Session 29
Migrant Health Selectivity

Chair: Noli Brazil, University of California, Davis
Discussant: Adriana M. Reyes, Cornell University

1. The Search for Selection: Estimating Migrant Mortality Relative to Origin.Matthew Wallace , Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Ben Wilson, Stockholm University.

2. Changes in Health-Related Selectivity and Modes of Incorporation of Mexican Migrants Since the Beginning of the 21st CenturyFernando Riosmena , University of Colorado Boulder; Justin Vinneau, University of Colorado Boulder; Hiram Beltran-Sanchez, University of California, Los Angeles; Megan Reynolds, University of Utah.

3. Migration to the United States and the Health of Mexico-U.S. Migrants and NonmigrantsAresha Martinez-Cardoso , University of Chicago; Arline Geronimus, University of Michigan.

4. Are Immigrants Positively Selected on Genetic Predisposition to Better Health? Evidence for Cognition and Smoking From the Health and Retirement StudyZoya Gubernskaya , University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY); Dalton Conley, New York University (NYU).

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