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New study finds flaws in mortality projections

A new study by demographer John Bongaarts, Population Council Vice President and Distinguished Scholar, has found that mortality projections from most low-mortality countries are more pessimistic than they should be. The ...

Jun 30, 2014
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Crisis or catastrophe: Research analyzes mortality rates

New research from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows that when it comes to defining what makes an event catastrophic in terms of the death rate—whether it's an outbreak of war, famine, disease and even extreme ...

Nov 29, 2013
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