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Gompertz, Makeham, and Siler models explain Taylor's law in human mortality data

Joel E. Cohen, Christina Bohk and Roland Rau
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Joel E. Cohen: Rockefeller University
Christina Bohk: Max-Planck-Institut für Demografische Forschung
Roland Rau: Universität Rostock

Demographic Research, 2018, vol. 38, issue 29, 773-842

Keywords: Gompertz mortality; Makeham; mean mortality; mortality; mortality model; Siler model; Taylor's law (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J1 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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