MortalityLaws

Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD

Fit the most popular human mortality 'laws', and construct full and abridge life tables given various input indices. A mortality law is a parametric function that describes the dying-out process of individuals in a population during a significant portion of their life spans. For a comprehensive review of the most important mortality laws see Tabeau (2001) <doi:10.1007/0-306-47562-6_1>. Practical functions for downloading data from various human mortality databases are provided as well.

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Package
MortalityLaws
Type
Package
Title
Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD
Version
1.8.1
Maintainer
Marius D. Pascariu
Description
Fit the most popular human mortality 'laws', and construct full and abridge life tables given various input indices. A mortality law is a parametric function that describes the dying-out process of individuals in a population during a significant portion of their life spans. For a comprehensive review of the most important mortality laws see Tabeau (2001) . Practical functions for downloading data from various human mortality databases are provided as well.
License
MIT + file LICENSE
LazyData
TRUE
Depends
R (>= 3.0.0)
Imports
minpack.lm (>= 1.2), RCurl (>= 1.95), pbapply (>= 1.3-4), tidyr (>= 0.8.1)
Suggests
testthat, knitr, rmarkdown
URL
BugReports
https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws/issues
RoxygenNote
6.1.1
VignetteBuilder
knitr
NeedsCompilation
no
Packaged
2019-11-07 09:57:27 UTC; mpascariu
Author
Marius D. Pascariu [aut, cre, cph] (), Vladimir Canudas-Romo [ctb]
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2019-11-07 11:00:11 UTC

install.packages('MortalityLaws')

1.8.1

8 days ago

https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws

Marius D. Pascariu

MIT + file LICENSE

Depends on

R (>= 3.0.0)

Imports

minpack.lm (>= 1.2), RCurl (>= 1.95), pbapply (>= 1.3-4), tidyr (>= 0.8.1)

Suggests

testthat, knitr, rmarkdown

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