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The Resource Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population, Panel on Population Projections, Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council ; John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao, editors

Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population, Panel on Population Projections, Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council ; John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao, editors

Label
Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population
Title
Beyond six billion
Title remainder
forecasting the world's population
Statement of responsibility
Panel on Population Projections, Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council ; John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao, editors
Title variation
Beyond 6 billion
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The National Academy Press (NAP) presents the full text of the 2000 book "Beyond Six Billion: Forecasting the World's Population." The book focuses on the projections that world population growth is slowing. The editors, John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao, investigate the reasons behind the projections, their accuracy, and how they can be improved
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
INU
Dewey number
304.6/2/0112
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HB849.53
LC item number
.N385 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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National Research Council (U.S.)
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  • 1945-
  • 1944-
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  • Bongaarts, John
  • Bulatao, Rodolfo A.
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  • Population forecasting
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Population forecasting
  • Wereldbevolking
  • Bevolkingsprognoses
  • Entwicklung
  • Prognose
  • Weltbevölkerung
Label
Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population, Panel on Population Projections, Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council ; John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Tables and Figures""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 The Accuracy of Past Projections""; ""3 Transitional Fertility""; ""4 Posttransition Fertility""; ""5 Mortality""; ""6 International Migration""; ""7 The Uncertainty of Population Forecasts""; ""Biographical Sketches""; ""Index""; ""APPENDIX A Computer Software Packages for Projecting Population""; ""APPENDIX B Accuracy of Population Projections from the 1970s to the 1990s""; ""APPENDIX C Predicting the Pace of Fertility Decline""
  • ""APPENDIX D The Effect of Projection Error in Life Expectancy""""APPENDIX E Simulating Migration Projections""; ""APPENDIX F Estimating Expected Errors from Past Errors""
Control code
70769907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309504973
Lccn
00009983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70769907
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Beyond six billion : forecasting the world's population, Panel on Population Projections, Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council ; John Bongaarts and Rodolfo A. Bulatao, editors
Publication
Note
"The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Tables and Figures""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 The Accuracy of Past Projections""; ""3 Transitional Fertility""; ""4 Posttransition Fertility""; ""5 Mortality""; ""6 International Migration""; ""7 The Uncertainty of Population Forecasts""; ""Biographical Sketches""; ""Index""; ""APPENDIX A Computer Software Packages for Projecting Population""; ""APPENDIX B Accuracy of Population Projections from the 1970s to the 1990s""; ""APPENDIX C Predicting the Pace of Fertility Decline""
  • ""APPENDIX D The Effect of Projection Error in Life Expectancy""""APPENDIX E Simulating Migration Projections""; ""APPENDIX F Estimating Expected Errors from Past Errors""
Control code
70769907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309504973
Lccn
00009983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70769907
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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