Analytic expressions for life expectancy in Gamma-Gompertz Mortality Settings
AbstractIn a population with Gamma-distributed individual frailty and Gompertz-distributed mortality there is a closed-form analytic expression for calculating the life-expectancy integral. Several simplifications of the resulting formula serve as plausible approximations.
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