• A cohort perspective of U.S. adult mortality 

    Masters, Ryan Kelly (2011-05)
    This dissertation advances a cohort perspective to analyze trends in racial and educational disparities in U.S. adult mortality. The project is organized around three themes. First, I emphasize that recent temporal changes ...
  • Educational differentials in U.S. adult mortality : trends and causes 

    Sasson, Isaac (2014-12)
    As life expectancy at birth in the United States approaches eighty years of age, educational differentials in adult mortality are greater than ever. One of the key sociological insights of our time is that these two processes ...