SOC 563 A: Statistical Demography

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Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
LOW 205
SLN: 
19399
Joint Sections: 
CS&SS 563 A, STAT 563 A
Instructor:
Adrian Raftery
Catalog Description: 
Statistical methods and models for estimating and forecasting population quantities. Topic: Demographic rates; Population projection; Leslie matrix; modeling age-specific patterns; probabilistic population projections and Bayesian hierarchical models; estimating past and present fertility, mortality, migration and population; big data in demography. Prerequisite: Either STAT 509/CS&SS 509/ECON 509, STAT 513, or permission from the instructor. Offered: jointly with CS&SS 563/STAT 563; Sp.
Credits: 
4.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
March 30, 2019 - 4:31am