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Workshop of the EAPS Health, Morbidity and Mortality Working Group

We are pleased to announce the next workshop of the EAPS Health, Morbidity and Mortality Working Group, which will take place at the London School of Economics and Political Science from Monday, 15th September to Wednesday, 17th September, 2014. The general theme of the workshop will be: “The continuing importance of inequality in health and mortality analyses?” This is a purposely broad theme, and includes the implications for health, morbidity and mortality (HMM) of such issues as:

We are pleased to announce the next workshop of the EAPS Health, Morbidity and Mortality Working Group, which will take place at the London School of Economics and Political Science from Monday, 15th September to Wednesday, 17th September, 2014. The general theme of the workshop will be: “The continuing importance of inequality in health and mortality analyses?” This is a purposely broad theme, and includes the implications for health, morbidity and mortality (HMM) of such issues as:

HMM differences by level of education, income, occupation etc. cross-sectional and over time HMM differences by social groups (such as race/ethnicity; religion; nationality, migration status, etc.) Differential effects on HMM of globalisation and the world economic crisis, both within and between countries Patterns of inequality and their effect on HMM Effects of social policy on HMM differentials Measurement issues in inequality and differential HMM

Deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday, 25th April 2014. Please send to Arjan Gjonça at A.Gjonca@lse.ac.uk. In order to ensure a full and adequate discussion of the papers, the number of presentations will be limited to 20. The selection will be based on content and early submission! Non-presenters are welcome to participate and present a poster.

Our thanks to the London School of Economics for hosting this workshop, which means that, as in the past, there will be no participation fee, but participants, will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation. We shall be sending out information on accommodation in the spring.

The scientific committee

Arjan Gjonça (LSE)
A.Gjonca@lse.ac.uk
Emily Grundy (LSE)
E.M.Grundy@lse.ac.uk
Jon Anson (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) anson@bgu.ac.il

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Sunday, September 14, 2014 to Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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