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ERIC Number: ED124433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Careers in Demography.
Population Association of America, Inc., Washington, DC.
This booklet begins with a discussion of the study of demography. Included also are: a description of the work of a demographer; an example situation employing the demographer's expertise; limitations of demographical analysis; uses of demography; demographical analysis of age distribution; population pressures on society; where demographers are employed and usual salary ranges; case studies of three demographers tracing their progress toward the status of professional demographer; advice on educational requirements leading to professional status as a demographer; and discussion of where to find programs in demography at the college level. A list of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada which offer graduate work in demography, including the department offering such studies, is given. A list of further references is provided for additional information. Colored charts and graphs are used throughout to illustrate the demographer's functions. (RE)
The Population Association of America, Incorporated, P.O. Box 14182, Benjamin Franklin Station, Washington, D.C. 20044
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Population Association of America, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to color-coded charts and graphs