Session 112:
Family Relationships, Health, and Mortality

Friday, May 10
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Christine Himes, Syracuse University
Discussant: Cameron D. Campbell, University of California at Los Angeles

  1. All in the Family: The Impact of Family Events on Health in MidlifeMary Elizabeth Hughes, Duke University; Linda Waite, University of Chicago

  2. Excess Mortality following Conjugal Bereavement: Does Having Children Buffer the Effects?Patrick Lusyne, Ghent University; Neelke Vernaillen, Ghent University; Hilary Page, Ghent University; John Lievens, Ghent University

  3. Marital Status and Health: New Evidence Using Data on TwinsMark E. Hill, Pennsylvania State University; Valarie King, Pennsylvania State University

  4. The Effect of Marriage on Mortality: Selection or Protection? Evidence from Danish Twins Using Fixed-Effect Survival ModelsIliana Kohler, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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