Friday, December 10 / 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Session 183
Measurement of Mortality and Causes of Death

Chair: Philippe Bocquier, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL)

1. Comparability of sub-national cause-specific mortality data across national populations. Is there a reasonable way to redistribute ill-defined causes?Pavel Grigoriev, Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB); Florian Bonnet, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Michael Muehlichen, Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB); France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).

2. Completeness of death registration in India: An empirical approachKrishna Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Nandita Saikia, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

3. Low-cost sibling methods for measuring adult mortalityBruno Masquelier, Louvain University (UCL); Ashira Menashe-Oren, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL); Georges Reniers, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Ian M. Timaeus, LSHTM.

4. Studying multiple causes of death in the absence of death certificates: taking advantage of probabilistic cause-of-death estimation methods (InterVA)Ariane Sessego, Ecole Normale Supérieure; Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Yempabou Bruno Lankoande, Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques (INED)/Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP); Kassoum Dianou, Observatoire de population de Ouagadougou.

5. Bayesian reconstruction of multi-state mortalityAndrea Tamburini, Vienna Institute of Demography; Dilek Yildiz, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital.

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