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Barbi, Elisabetta

How Long Do We Live?

Barbi, Elisabetta - How Long Do We Live?, ebook

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Table of contents

1. How long do we live? Demographic models and reflections on tempo effects: An introduction
Elisabetta Barbi

I.. Theoretical basis for the mortality tempo effect

2. Estimating mean lifetime
John Bongaarts, Griffith Feeney

3. The quantum and tempo of life-cycle events
John Bongaarts, Griffith Feeney

II. Critiques, extensions and applications of the mortality tempo effect

4. Demographic translation and tempo effects: An accelerated failure time perspective
Germán Rodríguez

5. Lifesaving, lifetimes and lifetables
James W. Vaupel

6. Tempo and its tribulations
Kenneth W. Wachter

7. Tempo effects in mortality: An appraisal
Michel Guillot

8. Increments to life and mortality tempo
Griffith Feeney

9. Mortality tempo versus removal of causes of mortality: Opposite views leading to different estimations of life expectancy
Hervé Bras

10. Tempo effect on age-specific death rates
Shiro Horiuchi

11. Mortality tempo-adjustment: Theoretical considerations and an empirical application
Marc Luy

III.. Comparison of period and cohort measures of longevity

12. Five period measures of longevity
John Bongaarts

13. Found in translation? A cohort perspective on tempo-adjusted life expectancy
Joshua R. Goldstein

IV.. Conclusions

14. Afterthoughts on the mortality tempo effect
John Bongaarts, Griffith Feeney

15. Turbulence in lifetables: Demonstration by four simple examples
James W. Vaupel

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Keywords: SOCIAL SCIENCE / General SOC000000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783540785200

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