Lecture7 - Creativity Going Beyond the Basics>2 causes...

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    Introduction  to Population Dynamics  
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    Course Outline   What is Demography? Basic population processes   Measures Variations Theories   Secondary population  processes   Consequences of population  processes Classic perspectives Recent perspectives and  empirical studies
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    Today’s Lesson Objectives  Forming groups    Additional details on HWK    Variation in population  processes  Across space Over time Across Socioeconomic  groups 
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    HomeWork   Groups of 5 Specify  Problem  Time line Causes of death  Purpose of policy intervention Find data on attrition rates (q(x))  Complete the life table  Summarize your conclusions  Deadline (Thursday 23;  2:55 p.m .) Grading criteria Timely submission Creativity Real-world problem    Calculations  Presentation
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Unformatted text preview: Creativity: Going Beyond the Basics >2 causes of death Possibility of re-entry Non discrete units Constant policy effect at all ages Diminishing returns to policy Correlated mortality (Selection bias) Variation in population processes Geographic Historical Sources of demographic data (Ch.4) pp. 109-146) Word Bank Select countries/ regions Select series (outcomes) Selected years Export into Excel http://devdata.worldbank.org/dataonline/ US Census Web site Fact Finder http://www.census.gov/ Population Reference Bureau DataFinder Select Countries Select Outcome [Gives figures for most recent year ] http://www.prb.org/...
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