On the decomposition of changes in expectation of life and differentials in life expectancy

@article{Pollard1988OnTD,
  title={On the decomposition of changes in expectation of life and differentials in life expectancy},
  author={J. H. Pollard},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1988},
  volume={25},
  pages={265-276}
}
The projection of mortality rates requires inter alia close examination of the mortality experienceof a population overa long periodof time and will usually also involvethe analysis of mortality trends by cause of death. In two of the more important recent contributions, techniques were devised for explaining change in life expectancy in terms of mortality changes in particularage groups and by different causes of death. The approaches adopted by the authors differ, and the purpose of this… CONTINUE READING