Volume 64 - Number 3 - Fall 1998

T. Machine-Readable Data Files (MRDF)

References to data of demographic interest that are stored in machine-readable form and to computer programs and microcomputer software for demographic analysis. All MRDFs coded under this heading are cross-referenced to specific subject categories as appropriate. Articles concerned with the availability of MRDFs are also included.

64:30859 Cooper, Garry V. Using a spreadsheet to develop population pyramids. Population and Environment, Vol. 19, No. 5, May 1998. 471-5 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
"Most planning offices today utilize spreadsheets and also population pyramids. However, few planners know how to create population pyramids using spreadsheets.... This paper informs readers how to do it using a step-by-step procedure."
Correspondence: G. V. Cooper, Appalachian State University, Department of Geography and Planning, Boone, NC 28608. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

64:30860 Heilig, Gerhard K. DemoGraphics '96. 1997. United Nations Population Fund [UNFPA]: New York, New York; Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute [NIDI]: The Hague, Netherlands. In Eng.
"DemoGraphics '96 is a software package for easy retrieval, display, and animation of population data. You can use it to study population trends for all countries and major regions worldwide. The software, which runs under MS-Windows 95 and NT, includes data from the 1996 revision of the United Nations World Population Assessments and Projections from 1950 to 2050."
Correspondence: G. K. Heilig, Höhnegasse 4, 1180 Vienna, Austria. E-mail: g.heilig@magnet.at.


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