Health, Mortality and Causes of Death

Description

The increase in life expectancy represents an important challenge in terms of changes in the health status of the population and, especially, in the coexistence of chronic diseases and comorbidities. In this research line, we analyse advances in longevity and transformations in the health, morbidity and mortality patterns of the population. Special interest goes out to the study of recent trends in the health of the older population as it is a key component for forecasting future trends in mortality. Another fundamental aspect of our research is the analysis of comorbidity patterns and multiple causes of death in a context of socioeconomic and gender inequalities.

Team

Jeroen Spijker
Jeroen Spijker Researcher Ph.D in Demography (University of Groningen)
Sergi Trias Llimós
Sergi Trias Llimós 'Juan de la Cierva' Research Fellow Ph.D in Demography (University of Groningen)
Amand Blanes Llorens
Amand Blanes Llorens Researcher Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Anna Garriga Alsina
Anna Garriga Alsina 'Juan de la Cierva' Research Fellow Ph.D in Political and Social Sciences (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Elisenda Rentería Pérez
Elisenda Rentería Pérez 'Ramón y Cajal' Research Fellow Ph.D in Demography (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerias)
Enrique Acosta
Enrique Acosta Researcher Ph.D in Demography (Université de Montréal)
Paula Andrea Castro Prieto
Paula Andrea Castro Prieto Junior Reseracher (DEMOS-CED/UAB) Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Mariana Calderón Jaramillo
Mariana Calderón Jaramillo Junior Researcher (FPI CED/UAB) Bachelor's Degree in Sociology (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Iñaki Permanyer Ugartemendia
Iñaki Permanyer Ugartemendia ICREA Research Professor
Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
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