MortalityLaws: Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD
Version 1.3.0

Fit the most popular human mortality 'laws', and construct full and abridge life tables given various input indices. A mortality law is a parametric function that describes the dying-out process of individuals in a population during a significant portion of their life spans. For a comprehensive review of the most important mortality laws see Tabeau (2001) . An elegant function for downloading data from Human Mortality Database is provided as well.

Package details

AuthorMarius D. Pascariu [aut, cre], Vladimir Canudas-Romo [ctb]
Date of publication2018-01-11 05:24:16 UTC
MaintainerMarius D. Pascariu <[email protected]>
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