Demography - Basic Methods of Data Analysis
tools of data analysis, tabulation and graphic presentation of data, measures
of central tendency and variation, regression and correlation, association and
contingency tables, interpolation and curve fitting (simple) cases only.
Demography - Demographic Data
principles, concepts, scope and procedure of collecting data through censuses,
vital statistics, Registration System, Sample Surveys and other records; evaluation
and adjustment of demographic data.
Demography - Techniques of Population Analysis
methods for studying the pattern and trend of: Size, structure and characteristics
of population, mortality, fertility and reproduction, and migration. Population
projection and elementary idea of stationary and stable populations.
Demography - Demographic Estimation from Limited Data
of estimating basic demographic measures from records of Population growth and
distribution by age, children born and surviving; reported age distribution and
child survival. Critical evaluation of these estimates.
Demography - Elements of Population Studies
population growth and its distribution: Components of population growth - fertility,
mortality and migration (pattern and trend in the world, major regions, and countries),
population theories and policies; population growth and changes in demographic
Demography - Population Change and Socio-Eccnomic Development
of the inter-relationships between population resources and socio-economic institutions;
population growth and social change-community, occupation, family and kinship,
attitude and behavior, innovation, literacy and education, etc.; population growth
and economic development - population variable in economic growth models, size
and structure of population and development strategy, housing, health, services,
education, social services, dependency, savings, demand and supply, investment,
capital formation, production, food, etc.
Demography -Theory and Methods of Development Planning
population parameters and techniques of development planning; regional planning;
and economic growth theory modeling; incorporation of economic/demographic models
into planning system.
Demography - Project Work
training, independent work and report writing.