Session 80:
Models for Mortality Analysis

Thursday, May 1
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Exeter/Fairfield
3rd Floor

Discussant: Nadine Ouellette, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)
Chair: Shiro Horiuchi, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  1. A Matrix Approach to Longevity Calculations for the Gamma-Gompertz and Related ModelsHal Caswell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

  2. A Universal Pattern of the Evolution of Life Table Entropy and Life ExpectancyAndrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine; Ciarra Coleman, University of California, Irvine

  3. Analyzing the Trends of the Modal Age at Death Using the Linear Difference ModelFutoshi Ishii, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Japan

  4. Mortality Inferences from Estimated Life-Table Aging Rates in a Gamma-Gompertz-Makeham FrameworkFilipe Ribeiro, Universidade de Évora; Trifon I. Missov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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