Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve

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Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve. / Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars; Strulik, Holger.

I: Journal of the European Economic Association, Bind 12, Nr. 3, 5, 01.06.2014, s. 672-701.

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Dalgaard, C-JL & Strulik, H 2014, 'Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve', Journal of the European Economic Association, bind 12, nr. 3, 5, s. 672-701. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeea.12071

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Dalgaard, C-J. L., & Strulik, H. (2014). Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve. Journal of the European Economic Association, 12(3), 672-701. [5]. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeea.12071

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Dalgaard C-JL, Strulik H. Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve. Journal of the European Economic Association. 2014 jun 1;12(3):672-701. 5. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeea.12071

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Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars ; Strulik, Holger. / Optimal Aging and Death: Understanding the Preston Curve. I: Journal of the European Economic Association. 2014 ; Bind 12, Nr. 3. s. 672-701.

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