lundi 30 juin 2014

New study from population and development review finds flaws in mortality projections

Demographers have found that mortality projections from most low-mortality countries are more pessimistic than they should be. Existing projections fail to recognize that fewer people smoke today than used to. As a result, there will be a future decline in smoking-related mortality. This suggests that with more people living longer, pension and health care costs in coming decades will likely be higher than previously estimated.

New study from population and development review finds flaws in mortality projections

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