Re-estimation of structural parameters to obtain estimates of mortality in developing countries.

@article{Palloni1985ReestimationOS,
  title={Re-estimation of structural parameters to obtain estimates of mortality in developing countries.},
  author={Alberto Palloni and L Heligman},
  journal={Population bulletin of the United Nations},
  year={1985},
  volume={18},
  pages={10-33}
}
The introduction of new models of mortality is intended to provide a representation of age/sex patterns of mortality which are closer to those underlying the mortality experience of developing countries. With the publication of new model life tables for developing countries by the UN, it is now possible to provide more reliable formulations for indirect mortality measurements. This paper provides improved regression equations for transforming survivorship of kin statistics into measures of… CONTINUE READING

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