Volume 52 - Number 4 - Winter 1986

P. Professional Meetings and Conferences

Proceedings of professional meetings of general demographic concern, except for proceedings coded under the specific topic discussed and cross-referenced to this heading. Items about conferences are also classified under this heading.

52:40830 American Statistical Association (Washington, D.C.). American Statistical Association, 1985 proceedings of the Social Statistics Section. [1985]. ix, 442 pp. Washington, D.C. In Eng.
These are the papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 5-8, 1985, under the sponsorship of the Social Statistics Section. The papers are organized under 20 categories, including the quality of statistics for big problems; immigration; international data on demography, mortality, and fertility; and cohort analyses and population composition.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
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52:40831 Cairo Demographic Centre. Studies in African and Asian demography: CDC annual seminar, 1985. CDC Research Monograph Series, No. 15, 1986. 736 pp. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
This volume contains the papers presented at the 1985 annual seminar of the Cairo Demographic Centre. The papers are grouped into eight sections: general issues, methodological issues, fertility and family planning in Egypt, migration and urbanization in Egypt, studies in Arab demography, fertility and mortality in Sudan, studies in African demography, and studies in Asian demography.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:40832 Cliquet, R. L.; van de Velde, L. World population at a turning point? Results of the International Conference on Population, Mexico, August 14-16, 1984. [De wereldbevolking op een keerpunt? Resultaten van de Internationale Bevolkingsconferentie, Mexico, 6-14 augustus 1984.] CBGS Monografie, No. 1985/3, 1985. viii, 274 pp. Centrum voor Bevolkings- en Gezinsstudien [CBGS]: Brussels, Belgium. In Dut.
The aim of this report is to summarize the results of the International Conference on Population, held in Mexico City in August 1984, and to review the findings of working groups and regional meetings held in preparation for the conference. Chapters are included on developments in the decade since the 1974 World Population Conference, world population trends, fertility and the family, population distribution and migration, mortality and morbidity, population and the environment, results of five regional U.N. conferences, the proceedings and results of the Mexico City conference, and activities involving Belgium.
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52:40833 Gonzalez Quinones, Fernando R. Considerations on international cooperation in population matters. [Consideraciones sobre la cooperacion internacional en materia de poblacion.] 1984. 52 pp. Universidad de la Habana, Centro de Estudios Demograficos [CEDEM]: Havana, Cuba. In Spa.
This report was prepared on the occasion of an international seminar on population and the New International Economic Order held in Havana, Cuba, July 3-5, 1984. The author describes the agreements reached and recommendations adopted at Bucharest in 1974, subsequent developments in international cooperation, and the results of the Havana meeting in relation to the World Population Plan of Action.
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52:40834 United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa [ECA]. Population Division. General Demography Section (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia). Report of the regional training workshop on demographic estimates and projections in Africa: Accra, Ghana, 15-29 July 1985. Vol. 1: organization, proceedings and lectures. Pub. Order No. RAF/84/P28. Mar 1986. xvii, 337 pp. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In Eng.
This report concerns a regional training workshop on population estimates and projections in Africa held in Accra, Ghana, in 1985. The report is in two volumes. Vol. 1 consists of two parts. Part 1 describes the origin of the workshop, its organization, and proceedings. Part 2 consists of a detailed account of the lectures prepared for the workshop. Vol. 2 is concerned with the data available at the workshop, their quality, and their use in making estimates and projections.
Topics covered in the lectures include the need for projections in development planning; problems in estimating fertility, mortality, and migration; the methodology of making projections at the national and subnational levels; and projections concerning labor force, education, housing, and health.
Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

52:40835 United States. Bureau of the Census (Washington, D.C.). Second Annual Research Conference, March 23-26, 1986: proceedings. Jun 1986. ix, 697 pp. Washington, D.C. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the Second Annual U.S. Census Bureau Research Conference, held in Reston, Virginia, in March 1986. "The theme of this year's conference was nonsampling error, with sessions devoted to topics including causes, measurement, and reducing the effects of nonsampling error; quality issues, coverage issues, and census adjustment." The proceedings include invited speeches and papers, formal discussion, and a summary of the floor discussion. The primary geographic focus is on the United States.
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