Wednesday, December 8 / 14:00 - 15:30 UTC

Session 118
Estimating and Modelling Mortality

Chair: Ian M. Timaeus, LSHTM

1. Modelling weekly mortality incorporating annual trendsJoanne Ellison, University of Southampton; Jason Hilton, University of Southampton; Erengul Dodd, University of Southampton; Jonathan J. Forster, University of Warwick; Peter W. F. Smith, University of Southampton; Jakub Bijak, University of Southampton.

2. Using parental survival histories in low- and middle-income countries to estimate mortality over age 50: Assessing selection biasAshira Menashe-Oren, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL); Benjamin-Samuel Schlüter, Louvain University (UCL); Bruno Masquelier, Louvain University (UCL); Stephane Helleringer, Johns Hopkins University.

3. Robustness and bias of excess death estimates under varying model specificationsJonas Schöley, Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging.

4. Using Vital Registration Data for Estimating Under-Five Mortality in Low and Middle-Income CountriesAndrea Verhulst, University of Pennsylvania; Julio E. Romero Prieto, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Michel Guillot, University of Pennsylvania.

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