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Life lived and left: Carey’s equality

Vaupel, J. W.

Demographic Research, 20:3, 7-10 (2009)

DOI:10.4054/DemRes.2009.20.3

Abstract

In a stationary population, age composition and the distribution of remaining lifespans are identical. This equivalence can be used to estimate age structure if information is available on time to death.

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