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Demography

  • Upsideby Kenneth W. GRONBACH; M.J. Moye; John Zogby

    AMACOM 2017; US$ 27.95

    Demographics not only define who we are, where we live, and how our numbers change, but?for those who can read beyond the raw figures?they open up hidden business opportunities that lie ahead. Upside puts this powerful yet little-understood science to work finding answers. Demographer Kenneth Gronbach synthesizes reams of data to show how generations... more...

  • Microsimulation and Population Dynamicsby Alain Bélanger; Patrick Sabourin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.88

    This book is a practical, step-by-step introduction to microsimulation in demography. It shows how to use Modgen, a powerful and free microsimulation platform built by Statistics Canada. The authors' hands-on explanation of model development will help readers make their own. The book teaches how to create and run a simple cohort model with a single... more...

  • Age-Structured Population Dynamics in Demography and Epidemiologyby Hisashi Inaba

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 130.32

    This book is the first one in which basic demographic models are rigorously formulated by using modern age-structured population dynamics, extended to study real-world population problems. Age structure is a crucial factor in understanding population phenomena, and the essential ideas in demography and epidemiology cannot be understood without mathematical... more...

  • The Puzzle of the American Economy: How Changing Demographics Will Affect Our Future and Influence Our Politicsby Mark Pisano

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 46.00

    The field of demographics does not focus on the economic impacts and the funding issues resulting from demographic change. Similarly, economics does not take into account demographic changes. The omissions in both fields are negatively impacting the nation: income reductions caused by demographic changes that have not been accounted for are so large... more...

  • City of Quartersby Mark Jayne; David Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    In cities throughout the world, there is an increasingly ubiquitous presence of distinct social and spatial areas - urban villages, cultural and ethnic quarters. These spaces are sites where capital and culture intertwine in new ways. City of Quarters brings together some of the most prominent authors writing about urban villages to provide the first... more...

  • The Evolution of Senescence in the Tree of Lifeby Richard P. Shefferson; Owen R. Jones; Roberto Salguero-Gómez

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    Top researchers in the field introduce interdisciplinary perspectives on senescence, presenting new insights and cutting-edge research. more...

  • Dyadische Analyse regionaler Arbeitsmarktmobilitätby Christoph Kern

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.93

    Christoph Kern konzeptioniert ein Modell zur Analyse von arbeitsmarktbezogenen Mobilitätsentscheidungen im regionalen sowie partnerschaftlichen Kontext. Dabei wird räumliche Mobilität als das Ergebnis eines dyadischen Entscheidungsprozesses aufgefasst, bei dem neben akteursbezogenen Einflüssen von Individual- und Haushaltsmerkmalen auch Partner- und... more...

  • Population Geographyby K. Bruce Newbold

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 69.99

    This text provides a comprehensive introduction to population geography, grounding students in the tools and techniques that are commonly used to describe and understand population concepts. Arguing that an understanding of population is essential to prepare for the future, Newbold provides undergraduates with a thorough grasp of the field. more...

  • Population Aging, Fertility and Social Securityby Akira Yakita

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book provides a comprehensive, theory-based analysis of current issues in population economics. It addresses the most important problems caused by demographic changes using the popular overlapping generations growth model by Samuelson and Diamond. Taking into account families? fertility decisions, it examines not only the demographic changes... more...

  • The Happiness Effectby Donna Freitas; Christian Smith

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or a lament that young people feel compelled to share their each and every thought with the entire world. Drawing on a large-scale survey and interviews... more...