Comparative Workshop on Adult Mortality Determinants

February 25, 2022

“Adult Mortality Determinants in Low and Middle-Income Countries and Comparisons with High-Income Countries”

A virtual workshop co-sponsored by the USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health-CBPH (Eileen Crimmins, Teresa Seeman and Steve Cole) and the UC-Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging-CEDA (William Dow)

Workshop Date/Time: 10AM-12:30PM, Friday, February 25, 2022

Location: Virtual


10:00 – 10:15 AM       Welcome

10:15 – 10:45 AM       The Impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy in the US and Brazil: Disparities and Dependencies

Marcia Castro, Susie Gurzenda, Theresa Andrasfay, Sun Kim, Noreen Goldman

Presenter: Theresa Andrasfay (USC)

10:45 – 11:15 AM       Household wealth and life expectancy in India: 1990-2016

Presenter: Aashish Gupta (University of Pennsylvania)

11:15 – 11:45 AM       Immigrant adaptation and the ‘impacts’ of Mexico-U.S. migration on healthy aging: a binational examination

Fernando Riosmena, Jenna Nobles, Jacqueline Torres, Hiram Beltran-Sanchez, Emma Aguila

Presenter: Fernando Riosmena (University of Colorado at Boulder)

11:45 – 12:15 AM       Regional Variation in Mortality in Colombia 

Margarita Osuna, Jennifer Ailshire

Presenter: Margarita Osuna (USC)

12:15 – 12:30 AM       Open Discussion