New Perspectives on Lifespan Inequality

Organized by the Herczeg Institute in collaboration with University of Southern Denmark and University of Oxford

21 January 2021, 16:00 
 
New Perspectives on Lifespan Inequality

New Perspectives on Lifespan Inequality

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

16:00–19:00 Israel Time | 15:00-18:00 CET | 9:00–12:00 EST

 

Opening statement: Dr. ISAAC SASSON, Prof. VIRGINIA ZARULLI & Dr. JOSÉ MANUEL ABURTO

 

Conceptualizing and measuring lifespan inequality

Keynote: Lifespan inequality is at best a weak signal of real inequality, and why that is so.

Prof. HAL CASWELL

Reflections on relative measures of inequality. Dr. ALYSON VAN RAALTE

On the measurement of healthy lifespan inequality. Dr. IÑAKI PERMANYER

 

New frontiers in research on lifespan inequality

The landscape of primate longevity. Prof. FERNANDO COLCHERO

Mortality inequalities and the impairment paradox in later life. Prof. MICHAL ENGELMAN

State-level trends in lifespan variability in the United States, 1960–2014. Prof. DUSTIN

BROWN & Prof. JOSEPH LARISCY

 

Open discussion and concluding remarks

 

The conference will be held via Zoom. Participation is free.

To register please visit https://tinyurl.com/lifespan2021 or contact tomaival@tauex.tau.ac.il

 

 

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