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  1. In search of a contemporary theory for understanding mortality change.

    Article - En anglais

    This paper represents a speculative approach to the question of changing mortality levels in human populations.

    The surprising resilience and reluctance of mortality declines to respond to powerful countervailing is considered.

    A more integrated approach is proposed to examine the interactive roles of income, technology and behavior in relation to life expectancy.

    The paper concludes by a discussion of the relevance of the accumulation of health assets to national mortality levels.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Etude théorique, Homme, Evolution, Etat sanitaire, Pays en développement

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Theoretical study, Human, Evolution, Health status, Developing countries

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0194782

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.