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Uncrossing the U.S. Black-White Mortality Crossover: The Role of Cohort Forces in Life Course Mortality Risk

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  • Ryan Masters

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    Volume (Year): 49 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 773-796

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:49:y:2012:i:3:p:773-796

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    Keywords: Mortality; Race; United States; Age-period-cohort; Crossover;

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    1. Alyson van Raalte & Pekka Martikainen & Mikko Myrskylä, 2014. "Lifespan Variation by Occupational Class: Compression or Stagnation Over Time?," Demography, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 73-95, February.
    2. Andrew Fenelon, 2013. "An examination of black/white differences in the rate of age-related mortality increase," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 29(17), pages 441-472, September.
    3. Yang Yang & Kenneth Land, 2013. "Misunderstandings, Mischaracterizations, and the Problematic Choice of a Specific Instance in Which the IE Should Never Be Applied," Demography, Springer, vol. 50(6), pages 1969-1971, December.
    4. Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, 2014. "Mortality Deceleration and Mortality Selection: Three Unexpected Implications of a Simple Model," Demography, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 51-71, February.
    5. Beck, Audrey N. & Finch, Brian K. & Lin, Shih-Fan & Hummer, Robert A. & Masters, Ryan K., 2014. "Racial disparities in self-rated health: Trends, explanatory factors, and the changing role of socio-demographics," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 163-177.
    6. Anna Zajacova & Sarah Burgard, 2013. "Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser: A Demonstration of Compositional Changes in Aging Cohorts Due to Selective Mortality," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 311-324, June.

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