Digital and Computational Demography

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Formal Demographic Approaches to the Study of Inequalities in Mortality and Kinship Resources

Ugofilippo Basellini, Diego Alburez-Gutierrez, Emilio Zagheni

In this project, we focus on the development of new formal relationships and methodologies to investigate demographic change across countries and over time, with a specific focus on inequalities in mortality, length of life, and availability of kinship resources.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Projections and Forecasting, Statistics and Mathematics

Region keywords:

Europe, Japan, Sweden, USA


Aburto, J. M.; Villavicencio, F.; Basellini, U.; Kjærgaard, S.; Vaupel, J. W.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117:10, 5250–5259. (2020)    
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