YourCast: Forecasting age-sex-country-cause mortality rates

Software accompanying the book by Girosi and King: Demographic Forecasting. Four different forecast models (i.e, OLS, LC, POISSON, and MAP). The driver of the simulation is function mortality.driver(), with your choices of input parameters, such as country, disease, and gender, and many others; please read the software manual.

Version: 1.6.2
Depends: R (≥ 2.15.0), ggplot2
Imports: grid, gridExtra, lattice, foreign, reshape2
Published: 2014-10-06
Author: Federico Girosi Gary King Elena Villalon Jon Bischof Konstantin Kashin
Maintainer: Konstantin Kashin <kkashin at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
Copyright: (C) 2007-2013. Federico Girosi and Gary King.
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: YourCast results


Reference manual: YourCast.pdf
Vignettes: Time Series Forecasting with Your Assumptions
Package source: YourCast_1.6.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: YourCast_1.6.2.tgz, r-oldrel: YourCast_1.6.2.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: YourCast_1.6.2.tgz
Old sources: YourCast archive