Announcements of new periodicals, monographs, serials, and newsletters specifically relating to population, including major changes of focus, subject, or name of existing periodicals. Information on official statistical periodicals is coded under S. Official Statistical Publications.
65:41644 Max Planck Institute for Demographic
Research (Rostock, Germany). Demographic Research.
Demographic Research, Vol. 1, 1999. Rostock, Germany. In Eng.
This is a new electronic journal, published online at http://www.demographic-research.org. It is "a free, expedited, peer-reviewed journal of the population sciences." This first volume contains five articles on Finnish life tables, U.S. mortality patterns, longevity, and fertility models.
Selected items are cited elsewhere in this issue of Population Index.
Correspondence: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Doberaner Straße 114, 18057 Rostock, Germany. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
65:41645 United Nations. Economic Commission
for Africa [ECA] (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia). Africa's
Population and Development Bulletin. Jun-Jul 1999. vii, 34 pp.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In Eng.
This new publication aims to contribute to a better understanding of poverty-related issues in Africa from a population perspective. It will also present information on the activities of the Economic Commission for Africa in this arena. This first issue has articles on the follow-up to the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo; the population policies of African governments since 1974; AIDS in Africa; activities of UNFPA Country Support Teams; the work of CARE, a nongovernmental organization, in Ethiopia; and the PEDA model, an interactive computer simulation of the long-term impacts of alternative national policies on food security.
Correspondence: UN Economic Commission for Africa, Food Security and Sustainable Development Division, P.O. Box 3001, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. E-mail: APDB@un.org. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).