Arun Hendi

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Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography

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MA, Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
BA, Economics and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Entered Program: 2011
Dissertation Chair: Irma T. Elo
Dissertation Committee: Samuel H. Preston, Michel Guillot
Graduation Year: 2015

Arun Hendi's current research interests are in aging, mortality, health, formal demography, and social change. His recent research has focused on globalization, contemporary fertility transitions, educational differentials in mortality, stratification in the accuracy of subjective survival forecasts, and the health of black children in the U.S. He plans to write his dissertation on three topics using demographic modeling: spousal differences in mortality, globalization and fertility transitions, and educational gradients in life expectancy.