Maier, H., Gampe, J., Jeune, B., Robine, J.-M., Vaupel, J. W. (Eds.)
TitleDemographic research monographs 07
XVI, 325 pages. Heidelberg [et al.], Springer (2010)
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Part I General

On the age validation of supercentenarians
Michel Poulain

The International Database on Longevity: Structure and contents
Amandine Cournil, Jean-Marie Robine, Heiner Maier, Jutta Gampe, James W. Vaupel

Part II Country reports

Supercentenarians in the United States
Bert Kestenbaum, B. Renee Ferguson

The emergence of supercentenarians in Canada
Bertrand Desjardins, Robert Bourbeau

Supercentenarians in Japan
Yasuhiko Saito

Being very old in a young country: Centenarians and supercentenarians in Australia
John McCormack

Supercentenarians in France
France Meslé, Jacques Vallin, Jean-Marie Robine, Guy Desplanques, Amandine Cournil

Italian supercentenarians: Age validation of deaths from 1969 to 2000
Silvia Bruzzone, Elisabetta Barbi, Graziella Caselli

Emergence and verification of supercentenarians in Spain
Rosa Gómez-Redondo, Juan M. García González

Age validation of persons aged 105 and above in Germany
Heiner Maier, Rembrandt Scholz

The growth of high ages in England and Wales, 1635-2106
A. Roger Thatcher

Supercentenarians in the Nordic Countries
Axel Skytthe, Antti Hervonen, Celvin Ruisdael, Bernard Jeune

Part III Research on supercentenarians

Human mortality beyond age 110
Jutta Gampe

Is it possible to measure life expectancy at 110 in France?
France Meslé, Jacques Vallin, Jean-Marie Robine, Guy Desplanques, Amandine Cournil

Age 115 or more in the United States: Fact or fiction?
Robert Young

Jeanne Calment and her successors. Biographical notes on the longest living humans
Bernard Jeune, Jean-Marie Robine, Robert Young, Bertrand Desjardins, Axel Skytthe, James W. Vaupel

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.