MPIDR Working Paper
How ageing is shaped by trade-offs
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2009-043, 12 pages.
Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (December 2009)
The evolution of different life history strategies and thus different ageing patterns essentially depends on the nature of the underlying trade-offs between survival and reproduction. To fully comprehend ageing, we need to understand these trade-offs.