Family demography

Keyfitz N (1985). Family demography. In: Applied Mathematical Demography. pp. 368-384 U.S.A.: Springer New York. ISBN 978-1-4757-1879-9 DOI:10.1007/978-1-4757-1879-9_13.

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Abstract

For most purposes of population study there is no need to consider any unit intermediate between the individual and the larger group consisting of all the individuals included within some area—state, province, county, or nation. Recognizing only two units, population and individual, permits the construction of models that are readily expounded and understood. Demographers, following in the footsteps of Lotka and other predecessors, have worked hard to simplify this much-too-complex material.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Human Settlements and Services Area (HSS)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2016 10:23
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2016 10:23
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/12142

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