Jacques Vallin

Do Vanguard Populations Pave the Way towards Higher Life Expectancy for Other Population Groups ?

Do vanguard populations open new frontiers of survival and longevity that will eventually...

Correcting for Under-Estimation of Infant Mortality in Moldova

AbstractIn certain countries of the former Soviet Union, apparent mortality trends are...

Minimum Mortality: A Predictor of Future Progress?

AbstractThis analysis is not an attempt to estimate a biological limit of human longevity...

The effect of ICD-10 on continuity in cause-of-death statistics. The example of France

AbstractFollowing implementation of the tenth revision of the International...

Sociocultural mortality differentials in Lithuania: results obtained by matching vital records with the 2001 census data

AbstractWhen measuring social differences in mortality in the former socialist countries...

Trajectories of Extreme Survival in Heterogeneous Populations

AbstractRecent gains in life expectancy among the elderly have noticeably contributed to...

Improving the Accuracy of Life Tables for the Oldest Old:

AbstractLife tables calculated in the classic way on the basis of annual death statistics...

Mortality in Europe: the Divergence Between East and West

AbstractAfter a period of general convergence, the 1960s were marked by the divergence...