Volume 20 - Article 29 | Pages 721–730  

The age separating early deaths from late deaths

By Zhen Zhang, James W. Vaupel

This article is part of the ongoing Special Collection 8 "Formal Relationships"

Abstract

There is a unique threshold age separating early deaths from late deaths such that averting an early death decreases life disparity, but averting a late death increases inequality in lifespans.

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