By Andrei Rogers
This ebook exhibits the effectiveness of multiregional demography for learning the spatial dynamics of migration and inhabitants redistribution. It examines vital questions in demographic research and exhibits how the ideas of multiregional research may end up in solutions that usually contradict traditional knowledge.
The publication reconsiders conclusions reached within the literature concerning numerous primary logic demographic questions in migration and inhabitants redistribution, together with: Is it in general migration or “aging-in-place” that has been using Florida’s aged inhabitants progress? Do the aged go back “home” after retirement greater than the non-elderly do? Does longer existence result in longer ill-health? Do basic inhabitants projection types outperform advanced ones?
For every one demographic query it reconsiders, the publication starts with an easy empirical numerical instance and with it illustrates how a uniregional specification can bias findings to want a specific, and doubtless unsuitable, end. It then is going directly to exhibit how a multiregional research can larger remove darkness from the dynamics that underlie the saw inhabitants totals and bring about a extra knowledgeable end.
Offering insights into the effectiveness of multiregional demography, this ebook serves as a necessary source for college kids and researchers looking for a greater solution to solution questions in demographic research and inhabitants dynamics.
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