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Human Life-Table Database

Conducted by Dmitri A. Jdanov; Lisa Körber, Vladimir M. Shkolnikov; in Collaboration with Magali Barbieri (University of California, Berkeley, USA and French National Institute for Demographic Studies, Paris, France), France Meslé, Jacques Vallin (both: French National Institute for Demographic Studies, Paris, France), Carl Boe (University of California, Berkeley, USA), Evgeny Andreev (National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation)

The Human Life-Table Database provides life tables for various time periods and for a large number of countries in different parts of the world. The tables, which are mainly produced by national statistical offices, document human mortality trends and inter-country variability.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Data and Surveys, Historical Demography, Statistics and Mathematics

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Andreev, E. M.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
MPIDR Technical Report TR-2010-005. (2010)
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