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Estimating age-status-specific demographic rates that are consistent with the projected summary measures in family households projection

Zeng, Y., Stallard, E., Wang, Z.

MPIDR Working Paper WP-2002-033, 28 Seiten (August 2002).
Rostock, Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung

Schlagworte: family demography

Abstract

This paper proposes procedures for estimating age-status-specific demographic rates to ensure that the projected summary measures of marriage/union formation and dissolution and marital and non-marital fertility in the future years are achieved consistently. The procedures proposed in this paper can be applied in both macro and micro models for family household or actuarial/welfare projections and simulations that need the time-varying age-status-specific demographic rates as input.

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