How Long Do We Live?

Demographic Models and Reflections on Tempo Effects

ISBN: 978-3-540-78519-4 (Print) 978-3-540-78520-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

  2. How long do we live? Demographic models and reflections on tempo effects: An introduction

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      Pages 1-8

      How long do we live? Demographic models and reflections on tempo effects: An introduction

  3. Theoretical basis for the mortality tempo effect

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      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-27

      Estimating mean lifetime

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      Pages 29-65

      The quantum and tempo of life-cycle events

  4. Critiques, extensions and applications of the mortality tempo effect

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-92

      Demographic translation and tempo effects: An accelerated failure time perspective

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      Pages 93-107

      Lifesaving, lifetimes and lifetables

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      Pages 109-128

      Tempo and its tribulations

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      Pages 129-152

      Tempo effects in mortality: An appraisal

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      Pages 153-165

      Increments to life and mortality tempo

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      Pages 167-189

      Mortality tempo versus removal of causes of mortality: Opposite views leading to different estimations of life expectancy

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      Pages 191-201

      Tempo effect on age-specific death rates

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      Pages 203-233

      Mortality tempo-adjustment: Theoretical considerations and an empirical application

  5. Comparison of period and cohort measures of longevity

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      Pages 235-235

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      Pages 237-245

      Five period measures of longevity

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      Pages 247-259

      Found in translation? A cohort perspective on tempo-adjusted life expectancy

  6. Conclusions

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      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-269

      Afterthoughts on the mortality tempo effect

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      Pages 271-279

      Turbulence in lifetables: Demonstration by four simple examples

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 281-284