Volume 13 - Article 8 | Pages 189-200

Tempo effect on age-specific death rates

By Shiro Horiuchi

Print this page  Facebook  Twitter

 

 
Date received:24 Feb 2005
Date published:04 Nov 2005
Word count:3197
Keywords:age-specific death rates, mortality, tempo effects
DOI:10.4054/DemRes.2005.13.8
 

Abstract

It is widely known that shifts of cohort fertility schedule can produce misleading trends in period TFR. This note shows that such a "tempo bias" can occur in age-specific mortality as well: if the age distribution of cohort deaths shifts toward older (younger) ages, the period age-specific death rate are biased downward (upward).

Author's Affiliation

Shiro Horiuchi - City University of New York, United States of America [Email]

Other articles by the same author/authors in Demographic Research

» Arthur Roger Thatcher's contributions to longevity research: A Reflexion
Volume 22 - Article 18

» The compression of deaths above the mode
Volume 22 - Article 17

Most recent similar articles in Demographic Research

» Mortality tempo-adjustment: An empirical application
Volume 15 - Article 21    | Keywords: mortality, tempo effects

» Demographic translation and tempo effects: An accelerated failure time perspective
Volume 14 - Article 6    | Keywords: mortality, tempo effects

» Found in translation?: A cohort perspective on tempo-adjusted life expectancy
Volume 14 - Article 5    | Keywords: mortality, tempo effects

» The strength and vulnerability of school-age children
Volume 36 - Article 63    | Keywords: mortality

» First signs of transition: The parallel decline of early baptism and early mortality in the province of Padua (northeast Italy), 1816‒1870
Volume 36 - Article 27    | Keywords: mortality

Articles

»Volume 13

 

Citations

 

Similar Articles

 

 

Jump to Article

Volume Page
Volume Article ID