Session 22
Population Dynamics and Mortality

Note: Due to the pandemic the original sessions have been cancelled.
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Chair: Timothy Riffe, Universidad del País Vasco & Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science)

1. Linking Retirement Age to Life Expectancy Does Not Lessen the Demographic Implications of Unequal LifespansJesus-Adrian Alvarez , Interdisciplinary Centre on Population Dynamics, University of Southern Denmark; Søren Kjærgaard, Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging; Malene Kallestrup-Lamb, Institute of Economy, Aarhus University; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Max Planck Odense Center.

2. “Completing the Life Course." Estimating the Impact of Hypothetical Population-Policies on Cohort Life Expectancy with the g-Formula: A Worked Example Using Hypertension and Mortality in South AfricaMaarten J. Bijlsma, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Alpha Oumar Diallo , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Nikkil Sudharsanan, Heidelberg University.

3. Is It Time to Reconsider the Relevance of Tempo Effects in Mortality?Marc Luy , Vienna Institute of Demography; Paola Di Giulio, Vienna Institute of Demography, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, OeAW, University of Vienna); Vanessa di Lego, Vienna Institute of Demography; Patrick Lazarevic, Vienna Institute of Demography; Markus Sauerberg, Federal Institute for Population Research.

4. Quantifying ‘Self-Perceived Age’ among Europeans and AmericansGeorgia Verropoulou , University of Piraeus; Apostolos Papachristos, University of Piraeus; George Ploubidis, UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies; Cleon Tsimbos, University of Piraeus.

5. How Do Cohorts Change? Selective Mortality across Cohorts Born in the 1920’s-1950’s in the Us and FinlandYana Vierboom , Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Timothy Riffe, Universidad del País Vasco & Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science); Pekka Martikainen, University of Helsinki; Mikko Myrskyla, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

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