Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Trends in U.S. Mortality 1990-2017

Posted: 2/22/2020 (CSDE Seminar Series)

This Friday, Irma Elo from the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania will present recent findings from a study of the trends in U.S. mortality from 1990 to 2017. Elo is a demographer and sociologist studying socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic disparities in health, cognition, and mortality across the life course and demographic estimation of mortality. In recent years, Elo has extended this focus to include health and mortality among racial and ethnic immigrant subgroups. Elo’s seminar presentation draws from her NIA-funded study titled “The Causes of Geographic Divergence in American Mortality”.

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Date: 02/28/2020

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Location: 121 Raitt Hall