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  • Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Researchby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 109.00

    This book reviews the tremendous progress of the past 15 years in the causal analysis of non-experimental data, also known as observational data, and shows how to use state-of-the-art methods for causal analysis in basic and applied empirical scholarship. more...

  • People, Population Change and Policiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 279.00

    This two-volume work explores social cohesion and the demographic challenges of low birth rates and population aging. Authors approach the topic from the perspective of citizens and policymakers, analyzing attitudes from 14 European countries on demographic trends and expectations towards private networks and public policies. Volume 2 focuses on family... more...

  • Causal Analysis in Population Studiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    The aim of many studies in population research and demography is to explain cause-effect relationships among variables or events. This book presents both theoretical contributions and empirical applications of the counterfactual approach to causal inference. more...

  • Opportunities and Challenges for Applied Demography in the 21st Centuryby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 219.00

    This book presents papers from the national conference on Applied Demography held in January 2010. It reflects the rapid change in contemporary applied demography and includes papers that deal with applied demography in Australia, Canada, Estonia, and Mexico. more...

  • Advances in Theoretical and Applied Statisticsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume includes contributions selected after a double blind review process and presented as a preliminary version at the 45th Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society. The papers provide significant and innovative original contributions and cover a broad range of topics including: statistical theory; methods for time series and spatial data;... more...

  • Qualitative Indicators of Labour Standardsby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 199.00

    Recent years have witnessed a rapidly growing interest in the use and construction of "qualitative" indicators of labour standards. This is likely attributable to several factors: the rise of "socially responsible" investment, ongoing debates on the effects of labour standards on international competitiveness, and the sense that traditional quantitative... more...

  • How Long Do We Live?by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 189.00

    This book reviews the debate on how best to measure period longevity. Leading experts in demography critically examine the existence of the tempo effect in mortality, present extensions and applications, and compare period and cohort longevity measures. more...

  • Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics-Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 269.00

    The book offers examples of how statistics is conceived in the mathematics school curriculum and how school teachers are trained to teach statistics around the world, as well as discussion of fundamentals in the teaching of statistics. The book also includes a state-of-the-art summary of the research on Teachers? beliefs, attitudes and knowledge in... more...

  • Looking Backby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 99.00

    In 2006, Paul W. Holland retired from Educational Testing Service (ETS) after a career spanning five decades. In 2008, ETS sponsored a conference, Looking Back , honoring his contributions to applied and theoretical psychometrics and statistics. Looking Back attracted a large audience that came to pay homage to Paul Holland and to hear presentations... more...

  • Berichte zum Wirtschaftlichen Verbraucherschutz 2009/2010by

    Springer Basel 2011; US$ 29.99

    Die Zentrale Verbindungsstelle berichtet den für den Verbraucherschutz zuständigen obersten Landesbehörden jährlich umfassend und in anonymisierter Form über die im Rahmen des Verbraucherschutzdurchsetzungsgesetzes empfangenen und weitergeleiteten Ersuchen um Amtshilfe und Informationsaustausch. Das vorliegende Heft enthält die vom Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz... more...