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Call for papers for special issue on Methods for modelling and understanding population changes

A call for papers on “Methods for modelling and understanding population changes” for a special issue of the journal Quality and Quantity is now open. The special issue aims to collate articles on cutting-edge research questions related to the measurement of population changes. Contributions are invited on the following four main topics: 

  • Statistical methods and mathematical tools for modelling and forecasting demographic changes: mortality forecasting, fertility forecasting, population projections.  
  • Measuring population health inequality: interest in health conditions, population ageing, demographic and socioeconomic differences among health profiles.
  • Big data and data sources for digital and computational demography.
  • Statistical advances for well-being measurements: poverty measurements, spatial analysis of competitiveness, and measures of well-being and quality of life. 

Reproducible applications with open coding are encouraged. The deadline for submission 30 November 2022.

Please refer to Andrea Nigri and Marco Bonetti, guest editors for the special issue, and to for additional information.