How Long Do We Live? Demographic Models and Reflections on Tempo Effects /

The most widely used measure of longevity is the period life expectancy at birth which is calculated from age specific death rates by life table methods. In 2002, John Bongaarts and Griffith Feeney introduced the revolutionary idea that this conventional estimate of period life expectancy is distort...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Barbi, Elisabetta., Vaupel, James W., Bongaarts, John.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.
Series: Demographic Research Monographs,
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-78520-0
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