Sunday, November 24 / 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 255
Heights and health in 19th and 20th centuries

Chair: Jan Kok, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Discussant: Richard L. Steckel, The Ohio State University

1. Micro-Level Insights on the Evolution of Living Standards and Inequality: Adult Height and Socioeconomic Status in Spain (1940-2017)Begoña Candela-Martínez, University of Murcia; Antonio D. Cámara, University of Jaén; Diana López-Falcón , Munich Center for the Economics of Aging; José M. Martínez-Carrión , University of Murcia.

2. The Causes and Consequences of Catch-up Growth: The Case of Maastricht, 1834-1843Björn Quanjer, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen; Kristina Thompson, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Mayra Murkens, Maastricht University.

3. Height and Social Inequality in Large European Cities. The Biological Well-Being in Cohorts Born in the First Half of the 20th Century in MadridElena Sánchez-García, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Carlos Varea, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Luis Ríos, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, MNCN-CSIC; José M. Martínez-Carrión , University of Murcia.

4. The Relation between Early Life Mortality (1875-1893) and Height (1890-1913) in Dutch Provinces.Vincent Tassenaar, University of Groningen; Björn Quanjer, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen; Marlies Zaadnoordijk, University of Groningen.

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