Chair: Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Period- and cohort factors and shifts in self-perceived health of 55-64-year-olds between 1992 and 2002 Dorly J. H. Deeg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam ; Karline Van de Kamp, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam ; Arjan W. Braam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Why do Italian people rate their health worse than French people ? Exploring cross-country differentials of subjective health Aline Desesquelles, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Viviana Egidi, Università di Roma "La Sapienza" ; Antonio Salvatore, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Elderly well-being in Latin America countries: determinants and gender differences Mariachiara Di Cesare, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) ; José Miguel Guzmán, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Are there gender effects in the relation between alcohol consumption and self-assessed health? Catherine Gaumé, Université Catholique de Louvain ; Catherine Gourbin, Université Catholique de Louvain
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