Session 171:
Advances in Methods for Measuring Mortality

Saturday, May 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Richard A
Level 5

Chair: Neil G. Bennett, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research
Discussant: Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  1. Reducing Ignorance about Adult Mortality: Improving Methods for Evaluating the Completeness of Death RegistrationChristopher J.L. Murray, University of Washington; Tom Laakso, University of Washington; Julie Knoll Rajaratnam, University of Washington; Alan D. Lopez, University of Queensland

  2. Measuring Adult Mortality Using Sibling Survival: New Analytical Methods and Results for 38 Countries, 1970-2005Ziad Obermeyer, University of Washington; Chang Park, University of Washington; Julie Knoll Rajaratnam, University of Washington; Emmanuela Gakidou, University of Washington; Alan D. Lopez, University of Queensland

  3. INDEPTH Model Life Tables 2.0Samuel J. Clark, University of Washington; Momodou Jasseh, INDEPTH Network; Ayaga A. Bawah, INDEPTH Network; Osman Sankoh, INDEPTH Network

  4. A Flexible Two-Dimensional Mortality Model for Use in Indirect EstimationJohn R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley; Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Johns Hopkins University; Sarah Zureick, University of California, Berkeley; Cheryl C. Sawyer, United Nations

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