Sunday, November 14 / 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 253
The Thirtieth Anniversary of Preston and Haines’ Fatal Years – New Research and Appreciation (Session 2)

Chair: J. David Hacker, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Michael R. Haines, Colgate University
Discussant: Samuel Preston, University of Pennsylvania

1. Wealth and Child Mortality in the Nineteenth-Century United States: Evidence from Three Panels of American Couples, 1850-1880Martin Dribe, Lund University; J. David Hacker, University of Minnesota; Jonas Helgertz, University of Minnesota/Lund University.

2. Immigration and Infant Mortality in Massachusetts: Evidence from the Age of Mass MigrationKatherine Eriksson, University of California, Davis; Peter Z. Lin, UCLA; Greg Niemesh, Miami University.

3. Early 20th Century Mortality in the US: Adding to Our Arsenal of Stylized FactsJames Feigenbaum, Boston University; Lauren Hoehn-Velasco , Georgia State University; Christopher Muller, University of California, Berkeley; Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

4. Many Mortal Minors: Sociodemographic, Family and Religious Effects on Cause-Specific Childhood Mortality in Utah in the 20th CenturyKen R. Smith, University of Utah; Thomas Maloney, University of Utah; Heidi A. Hanson, University of Utah.

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