Sasson, Isaac

Dr Isaac Sasson  


Position held

Fellow in Population Health


Experience keywords:

ageing; demography; mortality; social disparities in health

Sectors and industries to which research relates:


Countries and regions to which research relates:

Israel; USA


Hebrew [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

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Cetorelli, Valeria and Sasson, Isaac and Shabila, Nazar and Burnham, Gilbert (2017) ISIS' Yazidi genocide Foreign Affairs. ISSN 0015-7120

Cetorelli, Valeria and Sasson, Isaac and Shabila, Nazar and Burnham, Gilbert (2017) Mortality and kidnapping estimates for the Yazidi population in the area of Mount Sinjar, Iraq, in August 2014: a retrospective household survey PLoS Medicine, 14 (5). ISSN 1549-1277


Sasson, Isaac (2016) How having a college education can add a decade or more to your life expectancy Impact of American Politics & Policy Blog (21 Mar 2016) Blog entry

Sasson, Isaac (2016) Trends in life expectancy and lifespan variation by educational attainment: United States, 1990-2010 Demography, 53 (2). 269-293. ISSN 0070-3370


Hayward, Mark D. and Hummer, Robert A. and Sasson, Isaac (2014) Trends and group differences in the association between educational attainment and U.S. adult mortality: implications for understanding education's causal influence Social Science and Medicine, 127. 8-18. ISSN 0277-9536


Sasson, Isaac (2013) Widowhood and depression: new light on gender differences, selection, and psychological adjustment Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69B (1). 135-145. ISSN 1079-5014


Sasson, Isaac and Sakamoto, Arthur (2012) Non-poor components of population growth and immigration in the U.S., 1990-2010 Social Indicators Research, 115 (1). 183-201. ISSN 0303-8300

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