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The Resource Essential demographic methods, Kenneth W. Wachter

Essential demographic methods, Kenneth W. Wachter

Label
Essential demographic methods
Title
Essential demographic methods
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth W. Wachter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Essential Demographic Methods brings to readers the full range of ideas and skills of demographic analysis that lie at the core of social sciences and public health. Classroom tested over many years, filled with fresh data and examples, this approachable text is tailored to the needs of beginners, advanced students, and researchers alike. ... The presentation is carefully paced and accessible to readers with knowledge of high-school algebra."
Assigning source
Book jacket
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wachter, Kenneth W
Dewey number
304.6072/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
HB849.4
LC item number
W33 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Demography
  • Demography
  • Population
  • Population
  • Population forecasting
  • Population forecasting
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Demography
  • Demography
  • Population forecasting
  • Population forecasting
  • Population
  • Population
Label
Essential demographic methods, Kenneth W. Wachter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : why study demography? -- 1. Exponential growth -- The balancing equation -- The growth rate r -- The exponential curve -- Models and parameters -- Taylor series -- Logistic growth -- Doubling times -- 2. Periods and cohorts -- Lexis diagrams -- Period person-years lived -- The crude rate model -- The infant mortality rate -- Person-years and areas -- Cohort person-years lived -- The stationary population identity -- 3. Cohort mortality -- Cohort survival by analogy -- Probabilities of dying -- Columns of the cohort life table --King Edward's children -- From nLx to ex -- The radix -- Hazards and survivors -- Gompertz hazards -- Annuities and insurance -- Mortality of the 1300s and 2000s -- 4. Cohort fertility -- Generational renewal -- Age-specific fertility -- ASFRs and the NRR -- Cohort parity -- Natural fertility -- 5. Population projection -- Transition matrices -- Structural zeros -- The Leslie Matrix subdiagonal -- The Leslie Matrix first row -- Projecting fillies, mares, seniors -- Multi-state tables -- Population renewal -- Variable r and the Lexis Surface -- 6. Period fertility -- Period measures -- Period age-specific fertility -- Period NRR, GRR, and TFR -- Log(GRR) plots -- Age-standardized rates -- Tempo and quantum -- Princeton indices -- Coale and Trussell's M and m -- 7. Period mortality -- Period lifetables -- Gaps and lags -- The 1660s and laws of mortality -- Graunt's model lifetable -- Coale-Demeny model lifetables -- Brass relational logit models -- Lee-Carter models -- 8. Heterogeneous risks -- Heterogeneity -- Multiple decrements -- Competing risks -- Calculations with hazards -- Lifeluck, risk, and frailty -- Proportional hazards -- Cox regression estimation -- Frailty models -- 9. Marriage and family -- The complexity of marriage -- First marriage by analogy -- The SMAFM -- The singulate mean formula -- Marity -- 10. Stable age structures -- Age pyramids -- Stationary equivalent populations -- Consequences of unchanging rates -- Stable age pyramids -- The many faces of Lotka's r -- The Euler-Lotka equation -- Life left in stable populations -- Population momentum -- 11. Migration and location -- Spatial demography -- Flows of people -- Concentrations -- Random walks -- GIS and cartograms -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Sources and notes -- Appendix B: Useful formulas
Control code
881463587
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674369757
Lccn
2013034550
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674369757
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6qkxhb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881463587
Label
Essential demographic methods, Kenneth W. Wachter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : why study demography? -- 1. Exponential growth -- The balancing equation -- The growth rate r -- The exponential curve -- Models and parameters -- Taylor series -- Logistic growth -- Doubling times -- 2. Periods and cohorts -- Lexis diagrams -- Period person-years lived -- The crude rate model -- The infant mortality rate -- Person-years and areas -- Cohort person-years lived -- The stationary population identity -- 3. Cohort mortality -- Cohort survival by analogy -- Probabilities of dying -- Columns of the cohort life table --King Edward's children -- From nLx to ex -- The radix -- Hazards and survivors -- Gompertz hazards -- Annuities and insurance -- Mortality of the 1300s and 2000s -- 4. Cohort fertility -- Generational renewal -- Age-specific fertility -- ASFRs and the NRR -- Cohort parity -- Natural fertility -- 5. Population projection -- Transition matrices -- Structural zeros -- The Leslie Matrix subdiagonal -- The Leslie Matrix first row -- Projecting fillies, mares, seniors -- Multi-state tables -- Population renewal -- Variable r and the Lexis Surface -- 6. Period fertility -- Period measures -- Period age-specific fertility -- Period NRR, GRR, and TFR -- Log(GRR) plots -- Age-standardized rates -- Tempo and quantum -- Princeton indices -- Coale and Trussell's M and m -- 7. Period mortality -- Period lifetables -- Gaps and lags -- The 1660s and laws of mortality -- Graunt's model lifetable -- Coale-Demeny model lifetables -- Brass relational logit models -- Lee-Carter models -- 8. Heterogeneous risks -- Heterogeneity -- Multiple decrements -- Competing risks -- Calculations with hazards -- Lifeluck, risk, and frailty -- Proportional hazards -- Cox regression estimation -- Frailty models -- 9. Marriage and family -- The complexity of marriage -- First marriage by analogy -- The SMAFM -- The singulate mean formula -- Marity -- 10. Stable age structures -- Age pyramids -- Stationary equivalent populations -- Consequences of unchanging rates -- Stable age pyramids -- The many faces of Lotka's r -- The Euler-Lotka equation -- Life left in stable populations -- Population momentum -- 11. Migration and location -- Spatial demography -- Flows of people -- Concentrations -- Random walks -- GIS and cartograms -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Sources and notes -- Appendix B: Useful formulas
Control code
881463587
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674369757
Lccn
2013034550
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674369757
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6qkxhb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881463587

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