Topic: Life Expectancy
From The Margaret Mead Symposium: Whither the United States in the World?
Commemorating the centennial of the birth of Margaret Mead.
December 2 & 3, 2001
Sponsors: Library of Congress and The Smithsonian Institution
Life Expectancy in Industrial Nations
Speaker: Nicholas Eberstadt
American Enterprise Institute, strategic demographer and political economist
Eberstadt concludes from Russian statistics that we now know that an industrialized, educated, peace-time population can have a declining life expectancy.