MPIDR Working Paper

How ageing is shaped by trade-offs

Baudisch, A.
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2009-043, 12 pages.
Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (December 2009)
Open Access


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.
Keywords: ageing
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