Session 225:
Education, Health, and Mortality: Causality Issues

Saturday, May 3
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
New Hampshire
5th Floor

Chair: Katrina M. Walsemann, University of South Carolina
Discussant: Jennifer Karas Montez, Case Western Reserve University

  1. Direct Effect of Education on Mortality in Men: Insights from a Natural ExperimentMarc Luy, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU); Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU); Paola DiGiulio, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  2. Educational Attainment and Mortality in the United States: Effects of Degrees and Years of SchoolingElizabeth Lawrence, University of Colorado at Boulder; Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder

  3. Explaining Heterogeneous Gradients in Health: The Population Education Transition (P.E.T.) CurveWilliam C. Smith, Pennsylvania State University; Daniel Salinas, Pennsylvania State University; David Baker, Pennsylvania State University; Haram Jeon, Pennsylvania State University; Emily Anderson, Pennsylvania State University

  4. Trends in U.S. Life Expectancy Gradients: The Role of Changing Educational CompositionArun S. Hendi, University of Pennsylvania

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