Statistical Demography and Forecasting / Edition 1

Statistical Demography and Forecasting / Edition 1

by Juha Alho, Bruce Spencer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387235302

ISBN-13: 9780387235301

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

Provides a unique introduction to demographic problems in a familiar language.

Presents a unified statistical outlook on both classical methods of demography and recent developments.

Exercises are included to facilitate its classroom use.

Both authors have contributed extensively to statistical demography and served in advisory roles and as statistical

Overview

Provides a unique introduction to demographic problems in a familiar language.

Presents a unified statistical outlook on both classical methods of demography and recent developments.

Exercises are included to facilitate its classroom use.

Both authors have contributed extensively to statistical demography and served in advisory roles and as statistical consultants in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387235301
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Series:
Springer Series in Statistics
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Sources of Demographic Data.- Sampling Designs and Inference.- Waiting Times and Their Statistical Estimation.- Regression Models for Counts and Survival.- Multistate Models and Cohort-Component Book-Keeping.- Approaches to Forecasting Demographic Rates.- Uncertainty in Demographic Forecasts: Concepts, Issues, and Evidence.- Statistical Propagation of Error in Forecasting.- Errors in Census Numbers.- Financial Applications.- Decision Analysis and Small Area Estimates.

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