Session 21:
Demographic impact of environmental hazards

Thursday, June 26
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lecture Room 334
3rd floor

Chair: Laszlo J. Kulcsar, Kansas State University

  1. Declining air pollution and its effect on mortality: findings from East Germany after reunificationTobias C. Vogt, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  2. Differential vulnerability to natural disasters according to the IPCC Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs)Erich Striessnig, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  3. Social participation and disaster risk reduction behaviours: case study of tsunami-risk areas in southern ThailandNopphol Witvorapong, Chulalongkorn University; Raya Muttarak, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU); Wiraporn Pothisiri, Chulalongkorn University

  4. Droughts and gender bias in infant mortality in Sub-Saharan AfricaMartin Flatø, University of Oslo; Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo

  5. Examining the relationship between temperature, rainfall and low birth weight: evidence from 19 African countriesKathryn Grace, University of Utah; Frank Davenport, University of California, Santa Barbara; Chris Funk, University of California, Santa Barbara

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