Introduction: Population Without Age

  • Nathan Keyfitz
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


Age is the characteristic variable of population analysis; much of the theory of this volume will be concerned with the effect of age distribution, either fixed or changing. Abstraction is necessary in demographic as in other theory; is it possible to abstract even from age and still obtain results of value?


Doubling Time Demographic Transition United States Population Differential Fertility Irreducible Matrix 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nathan Keyfitz
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  1. 1.IIASALaxenburgAustria

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