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Introduction to Demography and Economics

  • José Luis Iparraguirre
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Abstract

This chapter introduces key demographic concepts for the study of economics and ageing related to the three main demographic variables-fertility, mortality, and migration-and presents the main economic theories of demographic change. It closes with a discussion of how population ageing is measured.

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  • José Luis Iparraguirre
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  1. 1.University of MorónBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Age UKLondonUK

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