Saturday, April 2 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Thurgood Marshall East

Session 146:
Becoming a Centenarian

Chair: Nan E. Johnson, Michigan State University
Discussant: Hui Liu, Michigan State University
Discussant: John R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley

  1. The Era of Centenarians – the Mortality of Swedish Oldest-OldSven Drefahl, Stockholm University ; Hans Lundstrom, Statistics Sweden ; Anders Ahlbom, Karolinska Institutet

  2. Old Age Mortality Measurement and ModelingNatalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago ; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago

  3. The Survival Advantage of Siblings of Centenarians: Contribution of Childhood ConditionsValérie Jarry, Université de Montréal ; Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal ; Alain Gagnon, University of Western Ontario

  4. Whose Mortality Decelerates? Multi-Stage Mortality Selection and the Poverty PuzzleElizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Wisconsin at Madison ; Felix Elwert, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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