ERIC Number: ED124433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Careers, Demography, Environmental Education, Graduate Study
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
Authoring Institution: Population Association of America, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to color-coded charts and graphs