Volume 58 - Number 3 - Fall 1992

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.

58:30781 American Statistical Association (Alexandria, Virginia). American Statistical Association, 1991 proceedings of the Social Statistics Section. [1991]. xi, 624 pp. Alexandria, Virginia. In Eng.
These are the papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, held in Atlanta, Georgia, August 18-22, 1991, under the sponsorship of the Social Statistics Section. The papers are organized under 21 categories, including early results from the 1990 census coverage evaluations; explorations in life table and mortality analysis; imputation and weighting adjustment strategies; the study of mortality in the United States and Western Europe; the 1990 census, undercount issues, and the post-enumeration survey; estimates, projections, and predictions of social and demographic characteristics; and topics in the modeling of fertility.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: American Statistical Association, 1429 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

58:30782 Birg, Herwig; Kaufmann, Franz-Xaver. Demography today--colloquium on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Institute for Population Research and Social Policy. [Bevolkerungswissenschaft heute--Kolloquium anlasslich des 10jahrigen Jubilaums des Instituts fur Bevolkerungsforschung und Sozialpolitik.] IBS-Materialien, No. 33, ISBN 3-923340-27-3. 1992. 116 pp. Universitat Bielefeld, Institut fur Bevolkerungsforschung und Sozialpolitik [IBS]: Bielefeld, Germany. In Eng; Ger.
This publication contains papers from a colloquium held in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Institute for Population Research and Social Policy at the University of Bielefeld, Germany. Papers are included on the uses of demography, effects of population policy on fertility in Eastern Europe, the historical analysis of family change, and changes in marriage patterns in Western Europe. Three of the papers are in English.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Universitat Bielefeld, Institut fur Bevolkerungsforschung und Sozialpolitik, Universitatsstrasse, Postfach 8640, D-4800 Bielefeld 1, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

58:30783 Committee for Economic Development (Washington, D.C.). The new America: prospects for population and policy in the 21st century. ISBN 0-87186-345-6. LC 89-25301. 1989. ii, 64 pp. Washington, D.C. In Eng.
This is a report from a symposium held May 18, 1989, in Washington, D.C., on U.S. population prospects for the twenty-first century and their policy implications. It includes the four papers presented, which are primarily concerned with the work force, human resources, and employment issues; and a summary of the subsequent discussions.
Correspondence: Committee for Economic Development, 1700 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

58:30784 Council of Europe (Strasbourg, France). Seminar on current demographic trends and life-styles in Europe: proceedings of a seminar held in Strasbourg, September 18-20, 1990. [Seminaire sur les tendances demographiques actuelles et modes de vie en Europe: actes du seminaire organise a Strasbourg du 18 au 20 septembre 1990.] ISBN 92-871-1944-9. 1991. iii, 459 pp. Strasbourg, France. In Fre.
These are the proceedings of a seminar on current demographic trends in Europe, held in September 1990. The 30 papers are grouped under six topics: current population trends in Europe, the sociodemographic consequences of changing household structures on children and the young, changes in the structure of the population of working age, demographic aging and changing life-styles, the future of households and families, and changes in spatial distribution.
Correspondence: Council of Europe, Publications and Documents Division, F-67006 Strasbourg Cedex, France. Location: Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques, Paris, France.

58:30785 Germany. Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung (Wiesbaden, Germany). Papers from the German-French working meeting in the field of demography, May 29-June 1, 1990, in Saumur. [Referate zum deutsch-franzosischen Arbeitstreffen auf dem Gebiet der Demographie vom 29. Mai bis 1. Juni 1990 in Saumur.] Materialien zur Bevolkerungswissenschaft, No. 73, 1992. 170 pp. Wiesbaden, Germany. In Eng; Fre; Ger.
This publication contains eight papers presented at a German-French demographic conference held in Saumur, France, on May 29-June 1, 1990. Topics covered include current demographic trends in West Germany, demographic life course data in West Germany, support networks surrounding the future elderly in Canada in light of current fertility and marriage trends, foreign migration to West Germany, mortality and changes in socioeconomic status in France, the information campaign concerning the 1990 French census, unmarried persons in West Germany, and fertility in France by women's marital status at conception and birth. Six papers are in English, one is in French, and one is in German.
Correspondence: Bundesinstitut fur Bevolkerungsforschung, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 6, Postfach 5528, D-6200 Wiesbaden, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

58:30786 United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] (Bangkok, Thailand). Report of the Asia-Pacific POPIN Consultative Workshop: 29 September-4 October 1990, New Delhi, India. Asian Population Studies Series, No. 105, Pub. Order No. ST/ESCAP/1024. 1991. 44 pp. Bangkok, Thailand. In Eng.
"This publication contains the report of the Workshop, which was organized by ESCAP and hosted by India's National Institute of Health and Family Welfare. Representatives from 14 countries [in Asia and Oceania] participated in the Workshop; the report includes the country papers presented at the Workshop. The meeting was organized to examine ways and means to improve overall awareness of population issues, and the prospects for using new information technology for processing and disseminating population data and information, and for 'electronic networking'".
Correspondence: U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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