Saturday, November 23 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 219
Kinship effects on adult mortality and longevity

Chair: Ingrid Ingrid van Dijk, Lund University
Discussant: Alain Gagnon, Université de Montréal
Discussant: Rick J. Mourits, Utrecht University

1. The Impact of Parental Death in Childhood on Child and Adult Mortality: Evidence from Sweden at the Turn of the 20th CenturyEnrico Debiasi, Lund University; Matthias Rosenbaum-Feldbrügge, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen; Björn Eriksson, Lund University.

2. Kin Network Dynamics and Mortality among Older Adults in 19th and Early 20th Century Orkney, ScotlandJulia Jennings, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).

3. Lethal Legacy or Select Survivors: Mortality and Fertility Consequences for Child Survivors of the 1918 Influenza PandemicKen R. Smith, University of Utah; Diana Lane Reed, University of Utah; Huong Meeks, University of Utah; Heidi A. Hanson, University of Utah; Svenn-Erik Mamelund, Work Research Institute, Norway; Eric N. Reither, Utah State University.

4. Mortality Differentials of Supporters and the Supported – Impact of Current and Previous Kinship Compositions on Post-Reproductive Female SurvivalKai Willfuehr, University of Oldenburg.

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