World population and human capital in the twenty-first century / edited by Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, Samir KC.

Contributor(s): Lutz, Wolfgang | Butz, William P | KC, Samir
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: U.K : Oxford University Press, 2014Description: xv, 1056 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmISBN: 9780198703167 (hbk.); 0198703163 (hbk.)Other title: World population & human capital in the twenty-first century [Cover title]Subject(s): Population forecasting | Educational attainment -- ForecastingDDC classification: 304.60112 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction / Wolfgang Lutz and William P. Butz -- How education drives demography and knowledge informs projections / Wolfgang Lutz and Vegard Skirbekk -- Future fertility in low fertility countries / Stuart Basten, Tomáš Sobotka, and Kryštof Zeman -- Future fertility in high fertility countries / Regina Fuchs and Anne Goujon -- Future mortality in low mortality countries / Graziella Caselli, Sven Drefahl, Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, and Marc Luy -- Future mortality in high mortality countries / Alessandra Garbero and Elsie Pamuk -- The future of international migration / Nikola Sander, Guy J. Abel, and Fernando Riosmena -- Future education trends / Bilal F. Barakat and Rachel E. Durham -- Data and methods / Samir KC, Michaela Potančoková, Ramon Bauer, Anne Goujon, and Erich Striessnig -- The rise of global human capital and the end of world population growth / Wolfgang Lutz and Samir KC -- Re-measuring twenty-first century population ageing / Sergei Scherbov, Warren C. Sanderson, Samir KC, and Wolfgang Lutz -- Alternative scenarios in the context of sustainable development / Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz -- Epilogue: With education the future looks different / Wolfgang Lutz -- Appendix: Forecasting mortality convergence up to 2100.
Summary: Summary: This volume presents a comprehensive set of population projections by age, sex, and level of education for over 170 countries up to the year 2100.
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Table of contents Introduction / Wolfgang Lutz and William P. Butz --
How education drives demography and knowledge informs projections / Wolfgang Lutz and Vegard Skirbekk --
Future fertility in low fertility countries / Stuart Basten, Tomáš Sobotka, and Kryštof Zeman --
Future fertility in high fertility countries / Regina Fuchs and Anne Goujon --
Future mortality in low mortality countries / Graziella Caselli, Sven Drefahl, Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, and Marc Luy --
Future mortality in high mortality countries / Alessandra Garbero and Elsie Pamuk --
The future of international migration / Nikola Sander, Guy J. Abel, and Fernando Riosmena --
Future education trends / Bilal F. Barakat and Rachel E. Durham --
Data and methods / Samir KC, Michaela Potančoková, Ramon Bauer, Anne Goujon, and Erich Striessnig --
The rise of global human capital and the end of world population growth / Wolfgang Lutz and Samir KC --
Re-measuring twenty-first century population ageing / Sergei Scherbov, Warren C. Sanderson, Samir KC, and Wolfgang Lutz --
Alternative scenarios in the context of sustainable development / Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz --
Epilogue: With education the future looks different / Wolfgang Lutz --
Appendix: Forecasting mortality convergence up to 2100.

Summary:
This volume presents a comprehensive set of population projections by age, sex, and level of education for over 170 countries up to the year 2100.

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