Multistate life tables: movement versus transition perspectives

Ledent J (1980). Multistate life tables: movement versus transition perspectives. Environment and Planning A 12 (5): 533-562. DOI:10.1068/a120533.

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Abstract

This paper attempts to present a comprehensive view of the methodological and empirical aspects involved in the construction of increment-decrement life tables. It contrasts the two alternative approaches to the applied calculation of such tables. The movement approach, which views interstate transfers as events (such as deaths or births), requires data in the form of occurrence/exposure rates; the transition approach, which regards such transfers as the results of a change in an individual's state of presence between two points in time, uses data in the form of survivorship proportions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: exposure rates; interstate transfers; life tables; occurrence rates; transition approach
Research Programs: Human Settlements and Services Area (HSS)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2016 13:59
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2017 09:46
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/12669

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