The age separating early deaths from late deaths
AbstractThere is one unique 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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Date of creation: Jan 2009
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- J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
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