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Title World population and human capital in the twenty-first century : an overview / edited by Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, and Samir KC
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource (xv, 714 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Half-Title; About IIASA; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Contributors; 1 Introduction; 2 How Education Drives Demography and Knowledge Informs Projections; 3 Future Fertility in Low Fertility Countries; 4 Future Fertility in High Fertility Countries; 5 Future Mortality in Low Mortality Countries; 6 Future Mortality in High Mortality Countries; 7 The Future of International Migration; 8 Future Education Trends; 9 Data and Methods; 10 The Rise of Global Human Capital and the End of World Population Growth
11 Re-measuring Twenty-first Century Population Ageing12 Alternative Scenarios in the Context of Sustainable Development; Epilogue; Appendix I: Forecasting Mortality Convergence up to 2100; Appendix II; Index
Summary Using a selection of continent-wide datasets, this book provides an in-depth analysis of past trends in fertility, mortality, migration, and education. It examines relevant theories and identifies key determining factors to emphasize alternative trends in human capital
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Population forecasting.
Educational attainment -- Forecasting
Educational attainment -- Statistics
Human capital -- Forecasting
Human capital -- Statistics
Education -- Demographic aspects.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Demography.
Education -- Demographic aspects
Educational attainment
Human capital
Human capital -- Forecasting
Population forecasting
Genre/Form Statistics
Form Electronic book
Author Lutz, Wolfgang, editor
Butz, William P., editor
KC, Samir, editor
ISBN 9780192542830
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