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Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram | SpringerLink

Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram | SpringerLink

This book visualizes mortality dynamics in the Lexis diagram. While the standard approach of plotting death rates is also covered, the focus in this book is on the depiction of rates of mortality improvement over age and time. This rather novel approach offers a more intuitive understanding of the underlying dynamics, enabling readers to better understand whether period- or cohort-effects were instrumental for the development of mortality in a...

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