Old and New Perspectives on Mortality Forecasting

by Tommy Bengtsson, Nico Keilman

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Book Description

This book describes methods of mortality forecasting and discusses possible improvements. It contains a selection of previously unpublished and published papers, which together provide a state-of-the-art overview of statistical approaches as well as behavioural and biological perspectives. The different parts of the book provide discussions of current practice, probabilistic forecasting, the linearity in the increase of life expectancy, causes of death, and the role of cohort factors. The key question in the book is whether it is possible to project future mortality accurately, and if so, what is the best approach. This makes the book a valuable read to demographers, pension planners, actuaries, and all those interested and/or working in modelling and forecasting mortality."

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Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
341
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030050740
ISBN10
3030050742
ISBN13 Digital
9783030050757
ISBN10 Digital
3030050750
PDF Size
12.0 MB
License
CC BY

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