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Applied demography in the 21st century : selected papers from the Biennial Conference on Applied Demography, San Antonio, Texas, January 7-9, 2007

Author: Steven H Murdock; David A Swanson
Publisher: [New York?] : Springer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work provides selected, peer-reviewed papers from the Biennial Conference on Applied Demography held in San Antonio, Texas on January 7-9 and sponsored by the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio. The work provides an excellent overview of the state of applied demography at the beginning of the 21st Century which should be of interest to all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Kongress
San Antonio (Tex., 2007)
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven H Murdock; David A Swanson
ISBN: 1402083289 9781402083280 9781402083297 1402083297
OCLC Number: 213479715
Description: xiii, 371 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 Applied demography at the beginning of the 21st century / David A. Swanson / Steve H. Murdock --
Sect. I Data use and measurement issues --
Ch. 2 Measuring population change using the American community survey / Howard Hogan --
Ch. 3 Using the 2005 American Community Survey / Patricia C. Becker --
Ch. 4 Address coverage improvement and evaluation program --
2005 national estimate of coverage of the master address file / Susan Perrone --
Sect. II Population estimates and projections --
Ch. 5 Using assessor parcel data to maintain housing unit counts for small area population estimates / Beth Jarosz --
Ch. 6 Aging and elder abuse : projections for Michigan / Artem Prokhorov / Charles Salmon / Sarah Swierenga / James Oehmke / Lori Post --
Ch. 7 Methods for measuring the population after a disaster : household population surveys in post-Katrina New Orleans, October 2005-October 2006 / Gregory Stone --
Ch. 8 An evaluation of population estimates for counties and places in Texas for 2000 / Nazrul Hoque --
Ch. 9 Using demographic estimates and projections to improve statistical forecasting / Don R. Warren --
Ch. 10 Measuring uncertainty in population data generated by the cohort-component method : a report on research in progress / David A. Swanson --
Sect. III Applied demography and health --
Ch. 11 Tuberculosis and perception of risk : a comparison of native born and foreign born persons in the United States / Mary Bollinger --
Ch. 12 Causes of fire deaths and injuries in Anchorage, Alaska : policy implications / Donna Shai --
Ch. 13 Dispersion of registered death causes as a function of age in the 1999 U.S. population / Bo G. Eriksson --
Sect. IV The breadth of applied demography --
Ch. 14 A comparison of potential demographic influences on church membership of two United Methodist congregations in San Antonio, Texas / Michael E. Cline --
Ch. 15 Linking tax-lot and student record data : applications in school planning / D. Richard Lycan --
Ch. 16 Demography and turnover / Giuseppe De Bartolo / Manuela Stranges --
Ch. 17 Household consumption in China : an examination of the utility of urban-rural segmentation / Gordon Brooks / Ping Zhao / Farhat Yusuf --
Ch. 18 How Chinese children spend their time / Hongwei Xu / Elisabetta Minca --
Sect. V Educating the applied demographer --
Ch. 19 Introducing survey methods to professional students in applied demography / David W. Smith / Stephanie L. McFall --
Ch. 20 The academic training of applied demographers : history, evolution, and a description of the first Ph. D. program in applied demography / Steve H. Murdock / Mary Zey --
Ch. 21 Applied demography in the 21st century / Steve H. Murdock / David A. Swanson.
Responsibility: Steve H. Murdock, David A. Swanson, editors.
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