Category Archives: Demography

Surviving the hazard (yes, that is what passes for a demography joke…)

Hill Kulu gave a seminar on housing and fertility at Southampton last week.  He did use the words “linear spline” on a couple of occasions, but otherwise it was extremely accessible.  He had used a hazard model to examine housing type, house moves … Continue reading

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Population projection – and it’s depressing

My take-home message from today was slightly depressing.  Sure, women do indeed live longer than men – but they live nearly all of those extra years with a disability.  Sigh…  I have a lingering interest in long-term care (for which … Continue reading

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