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Estimating characteristics of the foreign-born by legal status : an evaluation of data and methods

Author: David A Swanson; Dean H Judson
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2011.
Series: SpringerBriefs in population studies, 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This brief represents a comprehensive review of methods for estimating characteristics of the foreign-born population in the United States, specifically oriented toward characteristics by legal status. A variety of methods have been proffered over the past many decades, in a large variety of venues; this work brings them together, attempts to impart some order on the definition of 'legal status, ' and describes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Swanson; Dean H Judson
ISBN: 9789400712720 9400712723 9789400712713 9400712715
OCLC Number: 712777432
Notes: Title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Apr. 21, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: I: Introduction --
II: The Foreign-Born and Immigration --
III: General Methods of Population Estimation --
IV: Estimating the Foreign-Born Using Residual Methods --
V: Estimating the Foreign-Born using Administrative Records --
VI: Estimating the Foreign-Born Using Specialized Survey and Related Statistical Methods --
VII: An Evaluation of Data and Methods for Estimating the Foreign-Born --
Suggestions --
Endnotes.-
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in population studies, 2.
Responsibility: by David A. Swanson, Dean H. Judson.

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Written from 50 years of experience in both demographic and statistical methodology, this volume offers methods for estimating characteristics of the foreign-born population in the United States,  Read more...

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