The age separating early deaths from late deaths
AbstractThere is a unique threshold age separating early deaths from late deaths such that averting an early death decreases life disparity, but averting a late death increases inequality in lifespans.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany in its journal Demographic Research.
Volume (Year): 20 (2009)
Issue (Month): 29 (June)
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life disparity; mortality;
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- J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
- Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General
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