8th International Conference on Population Geographies

8th International Conference on Population Geographies
Wednesday 23 September 2015

The Spacial Dimensions of Population was the theme for the 8th International Conference on Population Geographies (ICPG) held at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, from 30 June to 3 July 2015. The ICPG is one of the foremost international gatherings of population geographers and spatial demographers.

Peter McDonald spoke at the opening plenary session and Ann Evans, Edith Gray, Peter McDonald and James Raymer chaired one or more sessions during the conference. The following people from ANU presented papers:

Data about and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Population data needs and aspirations
Nicholas Biddle, Tom Bolton

The spatial and mobility dimensions of Indigenous identification change
Nicholas Biddle, Paul Campbell

Geographical variation in family formation in Australia
Edith Gray, Ann Evans

Structural mechanisms of Chinese inter-provincial migration: 1985-2010
Qing Guan

Ageing spatial patterns of living arrangements and its associations
Meimanat Hosseini, Peter McDonald

Self-identification change in Australia and its effect on projections of the Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander population
James O’Donnell

Indonesia’s inter-provincial migration during 1970-2010: Flows, spatial concentrations and structural patterns across provinces
Hasnani Rangkuti

The contributions of past immigration flows to regional ageing in the United States
James Raymer, Andrei Rogers

How population density affects economic growth? Theory and empirical evidence based on global 126 counties’ data: 1992-2012 (poster)
Yongming Zeng


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