By Andrei Rogers
This ebook indicates the effectiveness of multiregional demography for learning the spatial dynamics of migration and inhabitants redistribution. It examines very important questions in demographic research and indicates how the innovations of multiregional research can result in solutions that usually contradict traditional knowledge.
The publication reconsiders conclusions reached within the literature concerning a number of primary logic demographic questions in migration and inhabitants redistribution, together with: Is it in most cases migration or “aging-in-place” that has been using Florida’s aged inhabitants development? Do the aged go back “home” after retirement greater than the non-elderly do? Does longer lifestyles result in longer ill-health? Do uncomplicated inhabitants projection types outperform complicated ones?
For each 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 improper, end. It then is going directly to convey how a multiregional research can larger light up the dynamics that underlie the saw inhabitants totals and bring about a extra knowledgeable end.
Offering insights into the effectiveness of multiregional demography, this booklet serves as a necessary source for college kids and researchers trying to find a greater method to solution questions in demographic research and inhabitants dynamics.
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