Speaker: Hana Ševčíková

United Nations World Population Projections with R

United Nations World Population Projections with R

Recently, the United Nations adopted a probabilistic approach to projecting fertility, mortality and population for all countries. In this approach, the total fertility and female and male life expectancy at birth are projected using Bayesian hierarchical models estimated via Markov Chain Monte Carlo. They are then combined yielding probabilistic projections for any population quantity of […]

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