Volume 13 - Article 10 | Pages 223–230

Introduction to the Special Collection “Human Mortality over Age, Time, Sex, and Place: The 1st HMD Symposium”

By Vladimir Shkolnikov, John R. Wilmoth, Dana Glei

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Date received:13 Oct 2005
Date published:17 Nov 2005
Word count:2340
Weblink:collection paper 13-11 by J. Wilmoth
 collection paper 13-12 by K. Hill, Y. Choi, and I. Timaeus
 collection paper 13-13 by G. Pison
 collection paper 13-14 by D. Jdanov, R. Scholz, and V. Shkolnikov
 collection paper 13-15 by D. Glei, S. Bruzzone, and G. Caselli
 collection paper 13-16 by D. Jdanov, E. Andreev, and D. Jasilionis, and V. Shkolnikov
 collection paper 13-17 by I. Waldron, C. McCloskey, and I. Earle
 collection paper 13-18 by F. Pampel
 collection paper 13-19 by I. Elo and G. Drevenstedt
 collection paper 13-20 by R. Gómez-Redondo and C. Boe


This introduction to the special collection “Human Mortality over Age, Time, Sex, and Place: The 1st HMD Symposium” describes the Human Mortality Database project and briefly summarizes the Special Collection articles.

Author's Affiliation

Vladimir Shkolnikov - Max-Planck-Institut für Demografische Forschung, Germany [Email]
John R. Wilmoth - University of California, Berkeley, United States of America [Email]
Dana Glei - Georgetown University, United States of America [Email]

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