Household Demography and Household Modeling

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This comprehensive work examines the latest developments in the growing field of household demography focusing on household analysis and modeling. Chapters examine the full range of stages in household projection-including data collection, data analysis, and selection of a projection model. Complete with numerous illustrations, this book is practical rather than conceptual with its exploration of existing models and concrete applications. Topics include historical trends, theories of household formation and ...

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Overview

This comprehensive work examines the latest developments in the growing field of household demography focusing on household analysis and modeling. Chapters examine the full range of stages in household projection-including data collection, data analysis, and selection of a projection model. Complete with numerous illustrations, this book is practical rather than conceptual with its exploration of existing models and concrete applications. Topics include historical trends, theories of household formation and dissolution, event-history analysis, multistate models, housing market models, labor market models and much more.

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Offers demographers, social scientists, and planners a thorough review of recent developments in the growing field of household demographics, emphasizing analysis and modeling. The topics include the historical development of the household in Europe, collecting survey data, event history analysis of household formation and dissolution, and projections and housing market behavior. The 15 chapter were originally presented as lectures at a summer course and workshop in Wassenaar, The Netherlands, in 1992. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Introduction; E. van Imhoff. Trends and Theories: Historical Development of the Household in Europe; R. Wall. Recent Trends in Household and Family Structures in Europe: An Overview; A. Kuijsten. Theories of Household Formation: Progress and Challenges; T. Burch. Data and Analysis: Household and Household Definitions in Western Europe: Different Levels but Similar Trends in Household Developments; N. Keilman. The Collection of Survey Data on Household Structures; J. de Jong Gierveld. The Use of Panel Data in the Analysis of Household Structures; N. Ott. Event History Analysis of Household Formation and Dissolution; D. Courgeau. Competing Risks and Unobserved Heterogeneity with Special Reference to Dynamic Microsimulation Models; H. Galler. Models: Alternative Options for Living Arrangement Models: A Sensitivity Analysis; C. Prinz, et al. National Household Forecasts for the Netherlands; J. de Beer. LIPRO: A Multistate Household Projection Model; E. van Imhoff. Household Projections and Housing Market Behavior; P. Hooimeijer, H. Heida. The Interaction of Household and Labor Market Modules in Microsimulation Models; J. Nelissen. Epilogue; E. van Imhoff, et al. Index.

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