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Research areas

Historical demography, living conditions and mortality in the past (19th century Europe and North America), life expectancy

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 2 Journal article
  • 1 Conference abstract for conference
  • 1 Poster
105 Downloads (Pure)

The contribution of urbanization to changes in life expectancy in Scotland, 1861–1910

Torres, C., Canudas-Romo, V. & Oeppen, J., 2019, In : Population Studies. 73, 3, p. 387-404

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
life expectancy
urban area
twentieth century
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The emergence of longevous populations

Colchero, F., Rau, R., Jones, O. R., Barthold, J. A., Conde, D. A., Lenart, A., Nemeth, L., Scheuerlein, A., Schoeley, J., Torres, C., Zarulli, V., Altmann, J., Brockman, D. K., Bronikowski, A. M., Fedigan, L. M., Pusey, A. E., Stoinski, T. S., Strier, K. B., Baudisch, A., Alberts, S. C. & 1 others, Vaupel, J. W., 2016, In : National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings. 113, 48, p. E7681-E7690

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Life Expectancy

The Scandinavian Advantage: A Comparative Analysis of Life Expectancy at Birth in four European Countries during the 19th Century

Torres, C., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalPosterResearch

life expectancy
standard of living

Unequal lifetimes: An example of infant and child survival in the past

Torres, C., oeppen, J., Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

life expectancy
infant mortality

Activities 2017 2018

  • 1 Conference presentations
  • 1 Visiting another research institution

The beginnings of the modern rise in life expectancy

Catalina Torres (Speaker)
25. Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Australian National University

Catalina Torres (Visiting researcher)
1. Nov 201730. Apr 2018

Activity: Visiting another research institution


Cozzarelli Prize

Fernando Colchero (Recipient), Roland Rau (Recipient), Owen Jones (Recipient), Julia A. Barthold (Recipient), Dalia Amor Conde (Recipient), Adam Lenart (Recipient), Laszlo Nemeth (Recipient), Alexander Scheuerlein (Recipient), Jonas Schöley (Recipient), Catalina Torres (Recipient), Virginia Zarulli (Recipient), Jeanne Altmann (Recipient), Diane K Brockman (Recipient), Anne M Bronikowski (Recipient), Linda M Fedigan (Recipient), Anne E Pusey (Recipient), Tara S Stoinski (Recipient), Karen B Strier (Recipient), Annette Baudisch (Recipient), Susan C Alberts (Recipient) & James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions