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By Andrei Rogers

This e-book exhibits 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 suggestions of multiregional research can result in solutions that usually contradict traditional knowledge.

The e-book reconsiders conclusions reached within the literature relating to a number of basic good judgment demographic questions in migration and inhabitants redistribution, together with: Is it normally migration or “aging-in-place” that has been riding Florida’s aged inhabitants progress? Do the aged go back “home” after retirement greater than the non-elderly do? Does longer existence bring about longer ill-health? Do basic inhabitants projection versions outperform advanced ones?

For each one demographic query it reconsiders, the e-book starts off with an easy empirical numerical instance and with it illustrates how a uniregional specification can bias findings to prefer a specific, and probably improper, end. It then is going directly to convey how a multiregional research can larger remove darkness from the dynamics that underlie the saw inhabitants totals and bring about a extra expert end.

Offering insights into the effectiveness of multiregional demography, this booklet serves as a helpful source for college students and researchers looking for a greater approach to solution questions in demographic research and inhabitants dynamics.​

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