ISBN-10:
0898624517
ISBN-13:
9780898624519
Pub. Date:
06/08/1990
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Methods and Models in Demography / Edition 1

Methods and Models in Demography / Edition 1

by Colin Newell
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Overview

This volume clearly outlines the methods used to study population structure and change by presenting the major descriptive and analytical models developed by demographers to investigate the interrelationships between fertility, age, structure, and mortality. With illustrations, tables, and data drawn from a wide range of countries in both the developed and developing world, METHODS AND MODELS IN DEMOGRAPHY explicates the potential uses and limitations of the current models for population analysis, estimation, and forecasting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898624519
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 06/08/1990
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction for Formal Demography.
I. DEMOGRAPHIC METHODS
2. Age and Sex Composition.
3. Period Fertility.
4. Cohort Fertility.
5. Mortality and Life Tables.
6. Migration.
7. Marriage and Divorce.
8. Reproductivity.
II. DEMOGRAPHIC MODELS
9. Introduction.
10. Models of Age Structure.
11. Empirical Model Life Tables.
12. Rational Model Life Tables.
13. Models of Nuptiality and Fertility.
14. Population Projections and Forecasts.

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