Opportunities and Challenges for Applied Demography in the 21st Century

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2296-5 (Print) 978-94-007-2297-2 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Introduction

  3. THE COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC DATA

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-10

      Some Challenges Facing Federal Statistics in the United States

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      Pages 11-26

      Overview of the 2010 Census Alternative Questionnaire Experiment: Race and Hispanic Origin Research

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      Pages 27-47

      Quality of Age Data at the PUMA Level in the 3-Year Estimates from the American Community Survey

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      Pages 49-80

      A Sociology of Official Unauthorized Statistics: Estimation or Guesstimation?

  4. DEMOGRAPHIC ISSUES IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD

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      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-98

      English Language Learners: An Exercise in Applied Demography

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      Pages 99-109

      Elderly Asian Immigrants and Challenges of Living in the United States of America

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      Pages 111-154

      Characteristics of Afro-Descendants in Mexico: A Survey of the Costa Chica Area of the Oaxaca and Guerrero States

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      Pages 155-172

      NAFTA, Industrial Concentration, Employment Volatility, Wages, and Internal and International Mexican Migration: 1990–2009

  5. BUSINESS DEMOGRAPHY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-193

      Alcohol Buying Behaviour of Australian Households

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      Pages 195-203

      Demographic Cohorts and Marketing Research

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      Pages 205-224

      Effects of Corporate Form and Financials on Executive Backdating of Stock Options at the Turn of the Century: An Analysis of Pair-Matched Corporations

  6. HEALTH DEMOGRAPHY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-261

      The Health Transition in Estonia: Breaking Away from the Soviet Legacy

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      Pages 263-271

      The Rural-Urban Gradient and Life Expectancy in the United States, 1970–1990

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      Pages 273-288

      Demographic Changes in the United States of America: Challenges for Disaster Management

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      Pages 289-308

      Mental Health and Suicide: An Ecological Hierarchical Analysis of U.S. Counties and States

  7. METHODOLOGICAL ADVANCES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 309-309

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      Pages 311-334

      The Grouped Answer Method for Estimating Immigration Status: Analysis of Data from the 2004 General Social Survey

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      Pages 335-343

      Estimating Life Expectancy at Birth for Mexican Municipalities: An Application of a Regression-Based Technique

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      Pages 345-370

      DOMICILE 1.0: An Agent-Based Simulation Model for Population Estimates at the Domicile Level

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      Pages 371-383

      Demosim, Statistics Canada’s Microsimulation Model for Projecting Population Diversity

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 399-405

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