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Swanson Publishes New Research and Takes on New Position with Society of Actuaries

Posted: 3/16/2022 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliate David Swanson and co-author Lucky Tedrow recently published new research in Population Review. In an exploration of the relationship between life expectancy at birth and variance in age at death, the authors show that Taylor’s Law leads to a model that reasonably describes the relationship between mean age at death in a life table. Relatedly, Swanson has also been appointed to the Mortality Expert Panel at the Society of Actuaries Research Institute, a research operation that provides objective, data-driven research bringing together tried and true practices and future-focused approaches to address societal challenges.

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