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A microsimulation model of human fertility : theory and applications to the Yoruba of Western Nigeria

Santow, Marjorie Gisela


The thesis falls naturally into two parts, with the first being concerned with the construction and validation of a model and the second with the use of the model as an experimental tool. In the first part, comprising Chapters One to Four, an examination of historical and contemporary models of population growth led to the decision to study changes in fertility by means of a biological microsimulation model. This model was tested against Hutterite data after the reasons for using such a...[Show more]

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Date published: 1976
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7239da69033


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