Thursday, November 16 / 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Session 40
Religion, Race, Policy and Socioeconomic status: Mortality in 19th and 20th century UK and US

Chair: Martin Dribe, Lund University
Discussant: Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota

1. Was there a Whitehall Effect in the UK in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries?Nicola Shelton, University College London.

2. The Human Cost of Inequality: Race Differentials across Time and Space in Child Mortality in the United States, 1850-1940J. David Hacker, University of Minnesota; Jonas Helgertz, University of Minnesota/Lund University; Richard L. Steckel, The Ohio State University; Nicolas Ziebarth, Auburn University.

3. Religion and Child Death in Early-Twentieth Century IrelandMichail Raftakis, University of Sassari; Francesco Scalone, Università di Bologna; Lucia Pozzi, Università degli Studi di Sassari; Liam Kennedy, Queen's University of Belfast.

4. The New Poor Law and the Health of the Population of England and WalesGraham Mooney, Johns Hopkins University; Gabriel Mesevage, King’s College London; David Green, Kings College London; Simon R.S. Szreter, University of Cambridge.

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