Session 129:
Mortality Trends and Differentials II

Friday, May 2
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
5th Floor

Chair: Eric N. Reither, Utah State University
Discussant: Flavia Andrade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  1. Sibling Composition and Child Mortality in South Asia: Assessing Trends beyond Male-Female DichotomyPrashant Kumar Singh, Institute for Human Development

  2. Illegal Drug Use, Crime, and Population Health in Post-Socialist Russia, 2001-2008Saglar Bougdaeva, Abu Dhabi Education Council; Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Have New York City's Public Health Initiatives Reduced Mortality? Comparing Period-Based Variation in NYC and U.S. Mortality Rates, 1990-2009Ryan K. Masters, University of Colorado at Boulder; Stephane Helleringer, Columbia University; Peter Muennig, Columbia University

  4. Gender Differences in Infant and Child Mortality: Estimation of Sex-Specific Mortality and an Assessment of Excess Female DeathsLeontine Alkema, National University of Singapore; Fengqing Chao, National University of Singapore; Cheryl C. Sawyer, United Nations

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