Methods of Demographic Analysis
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Students of demography, geography, sociology, economics, as well as professionals, academics and students of marketing, human resource management, and public health who have an interest in population issues will all find this book useful.. This book provides an up-to-date overview of demographic analysis and methods, including recent developments in demography. Measures and analyses of fertility, mortality, life tables, migration and demographic events such as marriage, education and labour force are described while later chapters cover multiple decrement tables, popula
42 (3-4), 2015). It follows a fairly standard approach to presenting demographic methods. … The strengths of this book are its structure, organization, and the thorough treatment of demographic methods.” (Gustave Goldmann, Canadian Studies in population, Vol. “More experienced practitioners, whether in the field of demography or in a field in which demographic analysis is used, will find the book to be a useful reference document. … the overall organization of the book is logical
This book is great for a graduate course in demographic methods. It has plenty of examples from around the world that students can use to understand the conceptual foundations of demographic methods and it covers all of the basic methods used in modern demography. The authors have done a valuable service to the field in writing this book.