Session 68
Longevity: Past, Present, and Future

Thursday, April 30
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Sapphire Ballroom H
Level 4

Chair: Hui Zheng, Ohio State University
Discussant: Kenneth C. Land, Duke University

1. Extreme Longevity in the Past: Validation of Centenarians Who Died before WWIMichel Poulain, Tallinn University and Université Catholique de Louvain; Dany Chambre, Independent Researcher; Anne Herm, Tallinn University; Gianni Pes, Università degli Studi di Sassari.

2. Mortality of Supercentenarians: Does It Grow with Age?Natalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago.

3. Faster Increases in Human Life Expectancy Will Lead to Slower Population AgingWarren C. Sanderson, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY); Sergei Scherbov, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

4. The Cost of Living Longer: Projections of the Effects of Prospective Mortality Improvement on Economic Support Ratios for Fourteen More Advanced EconomiesNick Parr, Macquarie University; Jackie Li, Curtin University; Leonie Tickle, Macquarie University.

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