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This book presents papers from the national conference on Applied Demography held in January 2010. It reflects the rapid change in contemporary applied demography and includes papers that deal with applied demography in Australia, Canada, Estonia, and Mexico.
Applied demography continues its rapid pace of evolution in concert with the emerging trends of the 21 st century. One significant area of change is the extension of applied demography beyond the United States; this book includes material dealing with applied demography in Australia, Canada, Estonia, and Mexico.
Opportunities and Challenges for Applied Demography in the 21 st Century presents a score of selected papers from the second post-2000 national conference on Applied Demography, held in San Antonio, Texas, in January, 2010, under the sponsorship of the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Coverage includes the assembly of data by government agencies, with a focus on issues facing the United States; demographic issues associated with globalization; business demography and health demography, as well as a section examining methodological advances in the areas of estimation and projection.