Fundamentals of Demographic Analysis: Concepts, Measures and Methods

This book offers an ideal introduction to the analysis of demographic data. Inside, readers of all quantitative skill levels will find the information they need to develop a solid understanding of the methods used to study human populations and how they change over time due to such factors as birth,...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carmichael, Gordon A.
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1 Basic Sources, Concepts, Definitions and Types of Measures
  • Chapter 2 Comparison: Standardization and Decomposition
  • Chapter 3 The Cohort and Period Approaches to Demographic Analysis
  • Chapter 4 Analysis of Mortality: The Life Table and Survival
  • Chapter 5 Marriage, Marital Status and Relationships
  • Chapter 6 Analysis of Fertility
  • Chapter 7 Population Distribution, Urbanization and Migration
  • Chapter 8 Stable Population Theory
  • Chapter 9 Population Projections