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2020 Living to 100 Symposium Essays

April 2020

The SOA Committee on Living to 100 Research Symposia is pleased to present the following essays on recent old age mortality, mortality improvement trends and social issues on aging populations.

 

Mortality Improvements at Advanced Ages in the U.S.: Progress Masked by Age Misreporting
Kirill Andreev 

 

Mortality Among Old Age Populations: Drivers, Recent Improvements and Future Expectations
Narges Dorratoltaj

 

Recent Trends in Old-Age Mortality and Mortality Improvement
Natalia S. Gavrilova and Leonid A. Gavrilov

 

The Changing Rate of Change in Mortality Rates—A Historical Perspective
Vincent J. Granieri

 

Alcohol and Mortality: An Actuarial Issue
Sam Gutterman

 

Examining the Oldest-Old Mortality in the U.S.: A Forecast Reconciliation Approach
Han Li

 

How Growing Inequality in the U.S. Makes Long-Term Care Financing Reform Harder
Karl Polzer and John Cutler

 

Potential for Mortality Improvement From Cognitive and Psychological Factors
Gordon Woo