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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1045653
Description: In this article, we propose a Bayesian multivariate framework to price reverse mortgages that involve several risks in both insurance and financial sectors (e.g., mortality rates, interest rates, and ... More
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Authors: Li, Jackie
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1044970
Description: In this paper, we investigate the use of Bayesian modeling and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) simulation, via the software WinBUGS, to project future mortality for populations with limited data. In p ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 160300 Demography
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/281396
Description: This article analyses the impact of a change in Australia's immigration policy, introduced in the mid-1990s, on migrants' probability of becoming entrepreneurs. The policy change consists of stricter ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: 160300 Demography
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/284668
Description: In this essay, the authors argue that although "South" and "North" are more and more becoming problematic categories in the social sciences, in general, and in migration studies, in particular, it sti ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/320960
Description: London's population became increasing more diverse ethnically over the decade 2001-2011, a period when the White population declined, with many commentators suggesting that there has been White flight ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1044192
Description: Most extrapolative stochastic mortality models are constructed in a similar manner. Specifically, when they are fitted to historical data, one or more series of time-varying parameters are identified. ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/222192
Description: The urban labour market in China has been institutionally segmented, partly due to the hukou (household registration) system, in which rural-to-urban migrants have been discriminated against. However, ... More
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Authors: Guest, Ross | Parr, Nick
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/225286
Description: This paper empirically examines the effect on couples' labour supply of a universal at-birth cash benefit and a government subsidy equal to 50% of child care expenditure for working parents. The metho ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: chi
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279411
Description: China started to implement a series of "new policies on rural migrants" or "rural-urban unified welfare and social protection reform" in early 2000. This paper, based on a study in four large Chinese ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154286
Description: Part 1. Basic issues: market size and composition. 1.The making of markets -- 2. Perspectives on consumer behaviour -- 3. Towards consumer demographic perspectives -- Part 2. Demographic change, marke ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/216664
Description: This short paper considers a number of temporal and spatial models that can be used for international comparison of internal migration levels across all countries of the world. First, among the variou ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/186696
Description: The methods used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to estimate life expectancies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in 2009 have been controversial and require critical and se ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/206121
Description: This paper examines whether the underlying demographic factors that precipitated the wave of popular uprisings across the Middle East, popularized as the “Arab Spring,” can be used to predict the like ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182314
Description: The numerical balance between males and females in a population has been of long-standing interest to social scientists because of its effects on marriage, fertility and the societal roles of men and ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/155152
Description: The migrant population living in regional and rural Australia has been growing, partly because of the introduction and expansion of a number of state-specific and regional migration programs by the Au ... More
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