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Session 70:
Bio-demography and longevity

Wednesday, July 20
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Salle Olympe de Gouges
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Chair: Jean-Marie Robine, INSERM

  1. Month of birth influences survival up to age 105+: first results from the age validation study of Germans aged 105+Gabriele Doblhammer, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Rembrandt Scholz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Heiner Maier, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  2. The determinants of healthy longevity among the oldest-old in ChinaDennis A. Ahlburg, University of Minnesota; Eric R. Jensen, College of William and Mary; Ruyan Liao, University of Minnesota

  3. Tallness comes with higher mortality in two cohorts of US Army OfficersUlrich Mueller, University of Marburg; Allan Mazur, Syracuse University

  4. Estimating the age at which the “old" become "old-old"Borek Puza, Australian National University; Christopher Heathcote, Australian National University

  5. Horizontalisation, verticalisation and longevity extension: three dimensions of the transformations of the survival curve – the case of SwitzerlandSiu Lan Karen Cheung, INSERM; Fred Paccaud, Université de Lausanne

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