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Burch, Thomas K.

Model-Based Demography

Burch, Thomas K. - Model-Based Demography, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. A Model-Based View of Demography

1. Demography in a New Key: A Theory of Population Theory
Thomas K. Burch

2. Data, Models, Theory and Reality: The Structure of Demographic Knowledge
Thomas K. Burch

3. Computer Modeling of Theory: Explanation for the Twenty-First Century
Thomas K. Burch

4. Computer Simulation and Statistical Modeling: Rivals or Complements?
Thomas K. Burch

5. Does Demography Need Differential Equations?

Thomas K. Burch

Part II. Some Demographic Models Re-visited

6. Theory, Computers and the Parameterization of Demographic Behavior
Thomas K. Burch

7. Estimating the Goodman, Keyfitz and Pullum Kinship Equations: An Alternative Procedure
Thomas K. Burch

8. The Life Table as a Theoretical Model
Thomas K. Burch

9. Cohort Component Projection: Algorithm, Technique, Model and Theory
Thomas K. Burch

10. The Cohort-Component Population Projection: A Strange Attractor for Demographers
Thomas K. Burch

Part III. Teaching Demography

11. Teaching Demography: Ten Principles and Two Rationales
Thomas K. Burch

12. Teaching the Fundamentals of Demography: A Model-Based Approach to Fertility
Thomas K. Burch

13. On Teaching Demography: Some Non-traditional Guidelines
Thomas K. Burch

Part IV. Conclusion

14. Concluding Thoughts
Thomas K. Burch

Keywords: Social Sciences, Demography, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law, Philosophy of Science, Methodology of the Social Sciences

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Demographic Research Monographs
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319654331
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-65432-4

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