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Estimating Mortality and Human Losses during Health Crises

Conducted by Dmitri A. Jdanov; Domantas Jasilionis, Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Inna Danilova, László Németh; in Collaboration with David Leon (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom)

This project aims at extending and applying a uniform set of direct and indirect methods to estimate mortality surfaces for countries that sustain human losses due to epidemics, wars, and other disasters.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Historical Demography

Region keywords:

America, Asia, Europe


Timonin, S. A.; Klimkin, I.; Shkolnikov, V. M.; Andreev, E. M.; McKee, M.; Leon, D. A.:
SSM-Population Health 17:101006, 1–14. (2022)    
Islam, N.; Jdanov, D. A.; Shkolnikov, V. M.; Khunti, K.; Kawachi, I.; White, M.; Lewington, S.; Lacey, B.:
British Medical Journal 375:e066768, 1–14. (2021)    
Leon, D. A.; Jarvis, C. I.; Johnson, A. M.; Smeeth, L.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
medRxiv preprints. unpublished. (2020)    
Leon, D. A.; Shkolnikov, V. M.; Smeeth, L.; Magnus, P.; Pechholdová, M.; Jarvis, C. I.:
The Lancet 395:10234, e81–e81. (2020)
Jdanov, D. A.; Glei, D. A.; Jasilionis, D.:
Genus 66:1, 17–36. (2010)
Jdanov, D. A.; Andreev, E. M.; Jasilionis, D.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
Demographic Research 13:16, 389–414. (2005)
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