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MPIDR at the International Population Conference

This year's International Population Conference (IPC) will take place from October 30 to Friday 3 in Cape Town, South Africa. Here you can find a list of the MPIDR scientists presenting their work at the conference.

Monday, 30th of October 2017

 

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

5 Integrating spatial and statistical methods in demographic research

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.41-1.42

09:15 AM 4 Bayesian Modeling of Small-Area Mortality with Relational Model Schedules and Spatially Varying Parameters 
Roland Rau, University of Rostock, Germany / MPIDR, and Carl Schmertmann, Florida State University, USA

10 Demographic methods and data

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

08:30 AM 1 Estimating male fertility from vital registration data with missing values 
Christian Dudel and Sebastian Kluesener, both: MPIDR

12 Children and youth

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.63-2.64 (simultaneous interpretation)

08:30 AM 1 The reversing association between advanced maternal age and child cognitive development: Evidence from three UK birth cohorts
Alice Goisis, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom, Mikko Myrskylä and Daniel Schneider, both: MPIDR

20 Biological factors affecting child health and survival

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

11:15 AM 4 Selection and Adaptation Components of Infant Mortality
Jonas Schöley1, Jim Oeppen2, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen3 and James W. Vaupel1,3, (1) MPIDR and Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging, Denmark, (2) University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, (3) Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging, Denmark

21 Advances in mathematical and statistical demography

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

10:45 AM 2 Taylor's law in mortality models of Gompertz, Makeham, and Siler
Joel E. Cohen1, Christina Bohk-Ewald2 and Roland Rau2,3, (1) Rockefeller University and Columbia University, New York, USA, (2) MPIDR, (3) University of Rostock, Germany

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

26 Poster Session: Demographic methods and data

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

19 The Human Cause-of-Death Database (HCD): Aims, Data and Methods 
Inna Danilova1, Marketa Pechholdová2, Dmitri Jdanov3, France Meslé2, Jacques Vallin2, Domantas Jasilionis1,4 and Vladimir M. Shkolnikov1, (1) MPIDR, (2) Institut national d'études démographiques (INED), France, (3) MPIDR / New Economic School, Russia, (4) MPIDR / Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

32 Poster Session: Health, mortality and longevity I [and late added posters]

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section B

15 Fertility Postponement Could Reduce Child Mortality in Developing Countries 
Kieron Barclay and Mikko Myrskylä, both: MPIDR

20 Decline in the negative association between low birth weight and cognitive ability
Alice Goisis, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom, Mikko Myrskylä, MPIDR, and Berkay Ozcan, United Kingdom

34 Poster session: Biodemography

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section C

19 The Span of Gompertz Mortality

Trifon Missov, MPIDR, and Laszlo Nemeth, MPIDR / Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Hungary

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

51 Inequalities in earnings and employment: Longer-term perspectives

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Ball Room East (simultaneous interpretation)

04:00 PM 3 Predictors of Working Poverty for U.S. Elders in the Great-Recession Era 
Joanna Mhairi Hale, Christian Dudel and Angelo Lorenti, all: MPIDR

Tuesday, 31st of October 2017

 

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

66 Cause of death and future mortality prospects

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.41-1.42

08:45 AM 2 Health convergence between East and West Germany as reflected in long-term cause-specific mortality trends: to what extent was it due to reunification? 
Pavel Grigoriev, MPIDR, and Marketa Pechholdová, University of Economics, Czech Republic; Institut national d'études démographiques (INED), France

70 Now and then: health over the life course 
Joanna Mhairi Hale, MPIDR, and Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal, Canada

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

71 International perspectives on fertility transition

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

09:15 AM 4 Fertility transition in sub-Saharan Africa: A view using parity progression ratios 
Mathias Lerch, MPIDR, and Thomas Spoorenberg, United Nations, Population Division

74 Advances in spatial and social network methods

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Roof terrace room (simultaneous interpretation)

09:00 AM 3 Social and Spatial Connectivity in the Fertility Transition: Contrasting Sweden and Senegal 
Sebastian Kluesener, MPIDR, Martin Dribe, Lund University, Sweden, and Francesco Scalone, University of Bologna, Italy

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

86 Theoretical issues in health and mortality research

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Roof terrace room (simultaneous interpretation)

10:30 AM 1 Quantifying the progress of mortality improvement: The concept of equivalent time
Marcus Ebeling1,2, Frederik Peters1,2 and Roland Rau1,2, (1) MPIDR, (2) University of Rostock, Germany

10:45 AM 2 On partitioning deaths
Adrien Remund, Université de Genève, Switzerland, and Tim Riffe, MPIDR

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

90 Poster Session: Health, mortality and longevity II 

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

59   The Evolution of Mean Paternal Age from 1900 to the Present Day –Are today’s father really older than back in the days?
Kai Willführ and Sebastian Kluesener, both: MPIDR

93 Poster Session: Fertility II

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section B

14 Is a Positive Link between Human Development and Fertility Attainable? Insights from the Belgian Vanguard Case
Jonas Wood, Centre for Longitudinal and Life-course Studies, University of Antwerp, Belgium, Sebastian Kluesener, MPIDR, Karel Neels, Belgium, and Mikko Myrskylä, MPIDR

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

102 Biodemography and historical populations

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.41-1.42

02:00 PM 3 Differential mortality of reproductive females by family-network composition: Family matters, indeed 
Kai Willführ, MPIDR, Johannes Johow, Germany, and Eckart Voland, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

02:15 PM 4 Women survive severe famines and epidemics better than men
Virginia Zarulli1, Julia A. Barthold1, Anna Oksuzyan2, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen3, Kaare Christensen1 and James W. Vaupel2,3, (1) University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, (2) MPIDR, (3) Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging, Denmark

107 Spatial patterns and determinants of child health 
Domantas Jasilionis, MPIDR / Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, and Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, MPIDR

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

115 Spatial and social inequalities in health and mortality
Domantas Jasilionis, MPIDR / Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.43-1.44

Wednesday, 1st of November 2017

 

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

127 New approach and measurement of healthy ageing research

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.41-1.42

08:30 AM 1 Morbidity Dispersion and Compression
Tim Riffe1, Aïda Solé-Auró2 and Maarten J. Bijlsma1, (1) MPIDR, (2) Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

137 Life-course influences on health
George Ploubidis, UCL University College London, United Kingdom, Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal, Canada and Mikko Myrskylä, MPIDR

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Ball Room East (simultaneous interpretation)

144 Lifespan inequality

           Cape Town International Convention Centre
           - Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

10:30 AM 1 Life expectancy and lifespan equality: a long-run relationship
Jose Manuel Aburto, Max Planck Center on the Biodemography of Aging, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, Ugofilippo Basellini, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED), France, Søren Kjærgaard, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark and James W. Vaupel, MPIDR / Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging, Denmark

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

170 Mortality methods
Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Max-Planck Odense Center, Odense, Denmark, and Roland Rau, University of Rostock, Germany / MPIDR

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

174 Sponsored Research Leader Session: Innovations in the analysis of disability dynamics [Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR)] 
Tim Riffe1, Alyson van Raalte1, Christina Bohk-Ewald1,2, Kieron Barclay1, Neil Mehta3and Mikko Myrskylä1, (1) MPIDR, (2) University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, (3) University of Michigan

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Roof terrace room (simultaneous interpretation)

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

178 Migration and health
Philippe Bocquier, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and Sebastian Kluesener, MPIDR

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.41-1.42

181 The use of biomarkers in demographic research

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 1.63-1.64 (simultaneous interpretation)

03:30 PM 1 Biomarkers in the study of the older Russian population 
Dmitri Jdanov, MPIDR / New Economic School, Germany, Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, MPIDR, and Elena Churilova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, MOW, Russia

04:15 PM 4 Rate of ageing. How do health shocks/diseases alter the rate of aging?
Karin Modig1, Marcus Ebeling2, Anders Ahlbom3and Roland Rau2,4, (1) Karolinska, Sweden, (2) MPIDR, (3) Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, (4) University of Rostock, Germany

183 Mechanisms and determinants of health and mortality

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.63-2.64 (simultaneous interpretation)

04:15 PM 4 The Contribution of Selection to Old Age Mortality Improvements in Central Eastern Europe after the Fall of the Iron Curtain 
Tobias Vogt and Trifon Missov, both: MPIDR

Thursday, 2nd of November 2017

 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

205 Using and improving vital registration data

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

10:45 AM 2 An evaluation of adult death registration coverage in the Human Mortality Database and World Health Organization mortality data
Everton Lima1, Tim Riffe2, Bernardo Queiroz3and Lara Acrani1, (1) Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, (2) MPIDR, (3) Face-UFMG, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

210 Poster Session: Education and labour force IV

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

3 From early life to retirement 
Angelo Lorenti and Joanna Mhairi Hale, both: MPIDR

218 Poster Session: Health, mortality and longevity IV

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section C

31 Health in exogamous couples - The impact of intermarriage on self-rated health, chronic morbidity and activity limitations 
Silvia Loi, MPIDR

39 Life Expectancy Inequalities in Hungary in the Last Three Decades
Lajos Bálint, HCSO DRI, Pécs, Hungary, and Laszlo Nemeth, MPIDR / Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Hungary

219 Poster Session: Migration and urbanisation IV

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Exhibition Hall 2, Section C

62 Change in Time and Space: Intergroup contact and Attitudes towards immigrants in European countries
Michaela Sedovicova, MPIDR / Sapienza University, Slovakia

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

242 Actual trends in mortality and life expectancy: Insights from around the globe

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.63-2.64 (simultaneous interpretation)

03:30 PM 1 Uncovering a continuous advancement of human longevity
Frederik Peters1,2, Marcus Ebeling1,2and Roland Rau1,2, (1) University of Rostock, Germany, (2) MPIDR

Friday, 3rd of November 2017

 

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

252 Projecting populations and demographic components 
Thomas Spoorenberg, United Nations, Population Division, and Mathias Lerch, MPIDR

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

254 Recent trends and patterns of health inequalities in different contexts
Domantas Jasilionis, MPIDR / Vytautas Magnus University, Germany, and Sven Drefahl, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.61-2.62 (simultaneous interpretation)

09:00 AM 3 Recent mortality improvement in Russia: are regions following the same tempo?
Sergey Timonin1, Inna Danilova2,3, Evgeny Andreev3 and Vladimir M. Shkolnikov2, (1) National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia, (2) MPIDR, (3) National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

264 Gender differences in health and mortality

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
            - Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

10:30 AM 1 Women outlive men more as they become old
Virginia Zarulli1, Anna Oksuzyan2, Bernard Jeune1, Kaare Christensen1, Jim Oeppen1, James W. Vaupel2,3 and Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen3, (1) University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, (2) MPIDR, (3) Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging, Denmark

10:45 AM 2 Do women live longer and happy in Europe? Gender differences in subjective life expectancy of the Survey of Ageing, Health, and Retirement in Europe
Aïda Solé-Auró, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, Domantas Jasilionis, MPIDR / Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, Peng Li and Anna Oksuzyan, both: MPIDR

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

269 Poster Session: Ageing and intergenerational relations

            Cape Town International Convention Centre
             - Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

10 How Much is Needed to Maintan Your Standard of Living after Retiring? 
Julian Schmied and Christian Dudel, both: MPIDR

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