Past events

10
Dec
2019

Smooth Constrained Mortality Forecasting

Mortality can be forecast by means of parametric models, principal component methods, and smoothing approaches. These methods either impose rigid modelling...
03
Dec
2019

Small area estimation of prevalence of diarrhoea among under-five children in Bangladesh by combining health survey and census data

The demand for small (local-level) area statistics has increased tremendously, particularly in countries where a decentralised approach to governance and...
14
Nov
2019

A Bayesian approach to applied demography

Applied demographers face some difficult statistical problems. Users of demographic statistics are demanding estimates and forecasts with levels of detail that...
12
Nov
2019

Changing education, changing fertility: A decomposition of completed fertility in Australia

The expansion in education in Australia, particularly for women, is one of the most significant social changes of the last five decades. The relationship...
11
Nov
2019

School of Demography Seminar Tuesday 19 November

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30
Oct
2019

Masterclass: An overview of population level mortality data

'An overview of population level mortality data: availability, quality, emerging problems' This Master Class will summarise the experience of the work on the...
29
Oct
2019

Method of decomposition for the assessment of life expectancy trends with example of analysis of life expectancy stagnation in England and Wales

Demographers often compare populations using aggregated scalar indices, for instance, the life expectancy or total fertility rate. These indices are functions...

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