Household Demography and Household Modeling

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-10-01
  • Publisher: Plenum Pub Corp

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This comprehensive work examines the latest developments in the growing field of household demography focusing on household analysis and modeling. Chapters examine the full range of stages in householdprojection-including data collection, data analysis, and selection of a projection model. Complete with numerous illustrations, this book is practical rather than conceptual with its exploration of existing models andconcrete applications. Topics include historical trends, theories of household formation and dissolution, event-history analysis, multistate models, housing market models, labor market models and much more.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Historical Development of the Household in Europep. 19
Recent Trends in Household and Family Structures in Europe: An Overviewp. 53
Theories of Household Formation: Progress and Challengesp. 85
Household Concepts and Household Definitions in Western Europe: Different Levels but Similar Trends in Household Developmentsp. 111
The Collection of Survey Data on Household Structuresp. 137
The Use of Panel Data in the Analysis of Household Structuresp. 163
Event History Analysis of Household Formation and Dissolutionp. 185
Competing Risks and Unobserved Heterogeneity, with Special Reference to Dynamic Microsimulation Modelsp. 203
Alternative Options for Living Arrangement Models: A Sensitivity Analysisp. 227
National Household Forecasts for the Netherlandsp. 251
LIPRO: A Multistate Household Projection Modelp. 273
Household Projections and Housing Market Behaviourp. 293
The Interaction of Household and Labour Market Modules in Microsimulation Modelsp. 319
Epiloguep. 345
Author Indexp. 353
Subject Indexp. 359
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