Statistical Demography and Forecasting

Sustainability of pension systems, intergeneration fiscal equity under population aging, and accounting for health care benefits for future retirees are examples of problems that cannot be solved without understanding the nature of population forecasts and their uncertainty. Similarly, the accuracy...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Alho, Juha, Spencer, Bruce (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
Series:Springer Series in Statistics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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