Statistical Demography

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Joint Models for Investigating Fertility and Mortality Rates

Marie Böhnstedt, Jutta Gampe, Maciej Danko, Aleksandra Danko (Landesamt für Landwirtschaft, Lebensmittelsicherheit und Fischerei, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Rostock, Germany); in Collaboration with Hein Putter (Leiden University, Medical Center, Netherlands)

Understanding the interplay between fertility and mortality is essential in biodemography. To render correct estimates of fertility rates and death rates, statistical models are needed that take this interdependence into account.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Biodemography, Statistics and Mathematics


Böhnstedt, M.; Putter, H.; Dańko, A.; Dańko, M. J.; Gampe, J.:
Biometrical Journal 63:2, 323–340. (2021)    
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