Gamma-Gompertz life expectancy at birth

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Trifon I. Missov;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
  • Journal: Demographic Research,volume 28,issue 9 February,pages259-270 (issn: 1435-9871)
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  • Subject: gamma-Gompertz frailty model, hypergeometric function, life expectancy, life expectancy at birth | HB848-3697 | life expectancy at birth | gamma-Gompertz frailty model | approximations | Demography. Population. Vital events | hypergeometric function
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BACKGROUND The gamma-Gompertz multiplicative frailty model is the most common parametric modelapplied to human mortality data at adult and old ages. The resulting life expectancy hasbeen calculated so far only numerically. OBJECTIVE Properties of the gamma-Gompertz dist... View more
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