Session 101:
Mathematical and Statistical Demography

Friday, May 10
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Robert A. Pollak, Washington University in St. Louis
Discussant: Robert Schoen, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Demographic Techniques of Decomposition: A New Approach and Comparing It to Previous MethodsVladimir Canudas Romo, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  2. The Momentum of Mortality DeclineMichel Guillot, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. A Dynamic Model of AmniocentesisV. Joseph Hotz, University of California at Los Angeles; Seth G. Sanders, University of Maryland

  4. How Many Parameters Are Necessary--or Sufficient? A Comparison of the Brass and Lee-Carter Mortality ModelsAndrew Noymer, University of California at Berkeley

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