MortalityLaws: Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD

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) <doi:10.1007/0-306-47562-6_1>. An elegant function for downloading data from Human Mortality Database <https://www.mortality.org> is provided as well.

Package details

AuthorMarius D. Pascariu [aut, cre, cph] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2568-6489>), Vladimir Canudas-Romo [ctb]
MaintainerMarius D. Pascariu <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version1.7.0
URL https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws
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install.packages("MortalityLaws")

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MortalityLaws documentation built on Nov. 6, 2018, 5:04 p.m.