PhD, Max Plank Institute (joint w/Population Res. Ctr)
MATHEMATICAL DEMOGRAPHY: Decomposition techniques, multistate demography, tempo effects in demographic measures.
HEALTH: Inequality in health distribution, active life expectancy.
MORTALITY: Analysis of aggregate measures of mortality and mortality modeling. Mortality trends over time, their causes and their comparison in different populations. Mortality during influenza epidemics.
Honors and Awards
POPULATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 2009, Detroit, USA. 2009: Blue Ribbon Award for the paper “The crossover between life expectancies at birth and at age one.” with Stan Becker.
POPULATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 2005, PHILADELPHIA, USA. 2005: Blue Ribbon Award for the paper “Change in suicide rate attributable to individual’s treatment with antidepressants.” with Annette Erlangsen and Yeates Conwell.
POPULATION COUNCIL, NEW YORK CITY 2003-2005: The DeWitt Wallace posdoctoral fellowship award.
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH, ROSTOCK, GERMANY 1999 – 2002: Sergio Camposortega Cruz Ph.D. fellowship.