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The Resource Demography : measuring and modeling population processes, Samuel H. Preston, Patrick Heuveline, Michel Guillot

Demography : measuring and modeling population processes, Samuel H. Preston, Patrick Heuveline, Michel Guillot

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Demography : measuring and modeling population processes
Title
Demography
Title remainder
measuring and modeling population processes
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Samuel H. Preston, Patrick Heuveline, Michel Guillot
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eng
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Preston, Samuel H
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index present
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HB849.4
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.P73 2001
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1970-
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  • Heuveline, Patrick
  • Guillot, Michel
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  • Population research
  • Demography
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Demography : measuring and modeling population processes, Samuel H. Preston, Patrick Heuveline, Michel Guillot
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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rdacarrier
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  • txt
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Contents
1. Basic Concepts and Measures. 1.1. Meaning of "Population" 1.2. The Balancing Equation of Population Change. 1.3. The Structure of Demographic Rates. 1.4. Period Rates and Person-years. 1.5. Principal Period Rates in Demography. 1.6. Growth Rates in Demography. 1.7. Estimating Period Person-years. 1.8. The Concept of a Cohort. 1.9. Probabilities of Occurrence of Events -- 2. Age-specific Rates and Probabilities. 2.1. Period Age-specific Rates. 2.2. Age-standardization. 2.3. Decomposition of Differences between Rates or Proportions. 2.4. The Lexis Diagram. 2.5. Age-specific Probabilities. 2.6. Probabilities of Death Based on Mortality Experience of a Single Calendar Year -- 3. The Life Table and Single Decrement Processes. 3.1. Period Life Tables. 3.2. Strategies for Choosing a Set [subscript n]a[subscript x] Values and/or for Making the [actual symbol not reproducible] Conversion. 3.3. The Very Young Ages. 3.4. The Open-ended Age Interval. 3.5. Review of Steps for Period Life Table Construction. 3.6. Interpreting the Life Table. 3.7. The Life Table Conceived as a Stationary Population. 3.8. Mortality as a Continuous Process. 3.9. Life Table Construction Revisited. 3.10. Decomposing a Difference in Life Expectancies. 3.11. Adaptation of the Life Table for Studying Other Single Decrement Process -- Appendix 3.1: Life Table Relationships in Continuous Notation -- 4. Multiple Decrement Processes. 4.1. Multiple Decrement Tables for a Real Cohort. 4.2. Multiple Decrement Life Tables for Periods. 4.3. Some Basic Mathematics of Multiple Decrement Processes. 4.4. Associated Single Decrement Tables from Period Data. 4.5. Cause-specific Decomposition of Differences in Life Expectancies. 4.6. Associated Single Decrement Tables from Current Status Data. 4.7. Stationary Populations with Multiple Sources of Decrement -- 5. Fertility and Reproduction. 5.1. Period Fertility Rates. 5.2. Decomposition of Period Fertility. 5.3. Cohort Fertility. 5.4. Birth Interval Analysis. 5.5. Reproduction Measures -- 6. Population Projection. 6.1. Projections and Forecasts. 6.2. Population Projection Methodology. 6.3. The Cohort Component Method. 6.4. Projections in Matrix Notation. 6.5. Population Forecasts. 6.6. The USBOC Projection of the US Population. 6.7. Alternative Forecasting Methods. 6.8. Accuracy and Uncertainty. 6.9. Other Uses of Population Projections -- 7. The Stable Population Model. 7.1. A Simplified Example of a Stable Population. 7.2. Lotka's Demonstration of Conditions Producing a Stable Population. 7.3. The Equations Characterizing a Stable Population. 7.4. The "Stable Equivalent" Population. 7.5. The Relation between the Intrinsic Growth Rate and the Net Reproduction Rate. 7.6. The Effects of Changes in Fertility and Mortality on Age Structure, Growth Rates, Birth Rates, and Death Rates. 7.7. The Momentum of Population Growth. 7.8. Uses of the Stable Population Model in Demographic Estimation -- 8. Demographic Relations in Nonstable Populations. 8.1. An Illustration. 8.2. Relations in Continuous Age and Time. 8.3. Extensions of the Basic Relations. 8.4. Deconstructing the Age-specific Growth Rate. 8.5. Age Structural Dynamics. 8.6. Uses of Variable-r Methods in Demographic Estimation -- 9. Modeling Age Patterns of Vital Events. 9.1. Model Age Patterns of Mortality. 9.2. Age Patterns of Nuptiality. 9.3. Age Patterns of Fertility. 9.4. Model Age Patterns of Migration -- 10. Methods for Evaluating Data Quality. 10.1. Statistical Methods for Identifying Coverage Errors. 10.2. Statistical Methods for Evaluating Content Errors. 10.3. Demographic Methods of Assessing Data Quality -- 11. Indirect Estimation Methods. 11.1. Estimation of Child Mortality from Information on Child Survivorship: The Brass Method. 11.2. Estimation of Adult Mortality Using Information on Orphanhood. 11.3. The Sisterhood Method for Estimating Maternal Mortality. 11.4. Estimating Mortality and Fertility from Maternity Histories. 11.5. Indirect Estimation Methods Using Age Distributions at Two Censuses -- 12. Increment-Decrement Life Tables (Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin). 12.1. Introduction. 12.2. Increment-Decrement Life Tables. 12.3. Estimation of Increment-Decrement Life Tables. 12.4. Formalization and Generalization of Relations. 12.5. The Simplest Case: A Two-state System. 12.6. Alternative Solutions: The Case of Constant Rates. 12.7. Programs for the Calculation of Increment-Decrement Life Tables
Control code
980000033721
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 291 p.
Isbn
9781557862143
Lccn
lc00033721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
Label
Demography : measuring and modeling population processes, Samuel H. Preston, Patrick Heuveline, Michel Guillot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Basic Concepts and Measures. 1.1. Meaning of "Population" 1.2. The Balancing Equation of Population Change. 1.3. The Structure of Demographic Rates. 1.4. Period Rates and Person-years. 1.5. Principal Period Rates in Demography. 1.6. Growth Rates in Demography. 1.7. Estimating Period Person-years. 1.8. The Concept of a Cohort. 1.9. Probabilities of Occurrence of Events -- 2. Age-specific Rates and Probabilities. 2.1. Period Age-specific Rates. 2.2. Age-standardization. 2.3. Decomposition of Differences between Rates or Proportions. 2.4. The Lexis Diagram. 2.5. Age-specific Probabilities. 2.6. Probabilities of Death Based on Mortality Experience of a Single Calendar Year -- 3. The Life Table and Single Decrement Processes. 3.1. Period Life Tables. 3.2. Strategies for Choosing a Set [subscript n]a[subscript x] Values and/or for Making the [actual symbol not reproducible] Conversion. 3.3. The Very Young Ages. 3.4. The Open-ended Age Interval. 3.5. Review of Steps for Period Life Table Construction. 3.6. Interpreting the Life Table. 3.7. The Life Table Conceived as a Stationary Population. 3.8. Mortality as a Continuous Process. 3.9. Life Table Construction Revisited. 3.10. Decomposing a Difference in Life Expectancies. 3.11. Adaptation of the Life Table for Studying Other Single Decrement Process -- Appendix 3.1: Life Table Relationships in Continuous Notation -- 4. Multiple Decrement Processes. 4.1. Multiple Decrement Tables for a Real Cohort. 4.2. Multiple Decrement Life Tables for Periods. 4.3. Some Basic Mathematics of Multiple Decrement Processes. 4.4. Associated Single Decrement Tables from Period Data. 4.5. Cause-specific Decomposition of Differences in Life Expectancies. 4.6. Associated Single Decrement Tables from Current Status Data. 4.7. Stationary Populations with Multiple Sources of Decrement -- 5. Fertility and Reproduction. 5.1. Period Fertility Rates. 5.2. Decomposition of Period Fertility. 5.3. Cohort Fertility. 5.4. Birth Interval Analysis. 5.5. Reproduction Measures -- 6. Population Projection. 6.1. Projections and Forecasts. 6.2. Population Projection Methodology. 6.3. The Cohort Component Method. 6.4. Projections in Matrix Notation. 6.5. Population Forecasts. 6.6. The USBOC Projection of the US Population. 6.7. Alternative Forecasting Methods. 6.8. Accuracy and Uncertainty. 6.9. Other Uses of Population Projections -- 7. The Stable Population Model. 7.1. A Simplified Example of a Stable Population. 7.2. Lotka's Demonstration of Conditions Producing a Stable Population. 7.3. The Equations Characterizing a Stable Population. 7.4. The "Stable Equivalent" Population. 7.5. The Relation between the Intrinsic Growth Rate and the Net Reproduction Rate. 7.6. The Effects of Changes in Fertility and Mortality on Age Structure, Growth Rates, Birth Rates, and Death Rates. 7.7. The Momentum of Population Growth. 7.8. Uses of the Stable Population Model in Demographic Estimation -- 8. Demographic Relations in Nonstable Populations. 8.1. An Illustration. 8.2. Relations in Continuous Age and Time. 8.3. Extensions of the Basic Relations. 8.4. Deconstructing the Age-specific Growth Rate. 8.5. Age Structural Dynamics. 8.6. Uses of Variable-r Methods in Demographic Estimation -- 9. Modeling Age Patterns of Vital Events. 9.1. Model Age Patterns of Mortality. 9.2. Age Patterns of Nuptiality. 9.3. Age Patterns of Fertility. 9.4. Model Age Patterns of Migration -- 10. Methods for Evaluating Data Quality. 10.1. Statistical Methods for Identifying Coverage Errors. 10.2. Statistical Methods for Evaluating Content Errors. 10.3. Demographic Methods of Assessing Data Quality -- 11. Indirect Estimation Methods. 11.1. Estimation of Child Mortality from Information on Child Survivorship: The Brass Method. 11.2. Estimation of Adult Mortality Using Information on Orphanhood. 11.3. The Sisterhood Method for Estimating Maternal Mortality. 11.4. Estimating Mortality and Fertility from Maternity Histories. 11.5. Indirect Estimation Methods Using Age Distributions at Two Censuses -- 12. Increment-Decrement Life Tables (Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin). 12.1. Introduction. 12.2. Increment-Decrement Life Tables. 12.3. Estimation of Increment-Decrement Life Tables. 12.4. Formalization and Generalization of Relations. 12.5. The Simplest Case: A Two-state System. 12.6. Alternative Solutions: The Case of Constant Rates. 12.7. Programs for the Calculation of Increment-Decrement Life Tables
Control code
980000033721
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 291 p.
Isbn
9781557862143
Lccn
lc00033721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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