Book Details


Old and New Perspectives on Mortality Forecasting

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-05075-7

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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 It contains a selection of previously unpublished and published papers, which together provide a state-of-the-art overview of statistical approaches as well as behavioural and biological perspectives.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.

Subject: Social Sciences / Population Economics / Statistics for Social Sciences, Humanities, Law / Mortality forecast / Longevity and life expectancy / Cause of death / Forecast accuracy / Models for projecting mortality / SCOPE Approach / Probabilistic modeling / Demography / Population health / Extrapolation