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The age separating early deaths from late deaths

Zhang, Z., Vaupel, J. W.

MPIDR Working Paper WP-2009-004, 5 pages (January 2009).
Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Keywords: World, mortality

Abstract

There 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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