Demography

In this subdiscipline: 20 papers

Discipline summary

Demography is the study of (generally human) populations. It tends to be highly quantitative and originally it was concerned with how individuals enter and leave populations: fertility, mortality, and migration. However the field has expanded and now encompasses a growing diversity of substantive and methodological interests.

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  1. Imagine each family as a kind of little factory--a multiperson unit producing meals, health, skills, children, and self-esteem from market goods and the time, skills, and knowledge of its members. This is only one of the remarkable concepts explored…

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