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Life Tables in Europe: data, methods and models

This workshop was organized by the EAPS Working Group on Health, Morbidity and Mortality Differentials in Europe in collaboration with the Institute of Statistics of the Catholic University of Louvain. The scientific Program included sessions on period life tables, cohort life tables, life tables by causes of death, competing risks, and expectation of healthy life. A report was published in the EAPS-newsletter (1994, 2).

Population-Relevant Policies in Europe Wiesbaden (Germany), 25-30 October 1993 This conference was organized by the Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung (BiB) under the auspices of EAPS. The conference convened some 50 scholars from all over Europe to discuss three types of policies which concern population dynamics: those (more or less) directly related to population (pronatalist, family, health, immigration policies), those unrelated but relevant to population (labourmarket, education, emancipation policies, pension schemes etc.), and those policies adjusting to demographic change (reforms in view of population ageing, integration of immigrants, environment and health). A report was published in the EAPS-newsletter (1994, 1).

Living Arrangements and Social Networks of Older Adults The Hague (The Netherlands), 30 June-1 July 1993 This workshop was organized by the NESTOR-Program for research on the elderly in the Netherlands in collaboration with the Free University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), under the auspices of EAPS. Methods of data collection, living arrangements, family structure, social networks and social support were discussed with a view to enhance European comparative research projects. The proceedings were published in: C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg and P.A. Dykstra (eds.) (1995), Living arrangements and social networks of older adults. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 197 p. ISBN 90-5383-404-4.

Wednesday, April 20, 1994 to Friday, April 22, 1994
Working Group: 
Health, Morbidity and Mortality
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