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Demographic Analysis I - MD360P87
Title: Demografická analýza I
Czech title: Demografická analýza I
Guaranteed by: Department of Demography and Geodemography (31-360)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 8
Examination process: summer s.:combined
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Level: basic
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. Boris Burcin, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Kateřina Brázová, Ph.D.
RNDr. Boris Burcin, Ph.D.
RNDr. Michala Lustigová, Ph.D.
Incompatibility : MD360P07A
Annotation -
Last update: RNDr. Barbora Janáková Kuprová, Ph.D. (20.12.2019)
The initiation to the elementary methods used in demographic analysis. Exemples are provided for developed countries, the Czech Republic and to some extent for developing world. Main trends and patterns are highlighted. Lexis diagram and classification of rates in demography. Mortality analysis - data sources, direct and indirect standardization techniques, life table and its calculation including applications for specific populations, prenatal and infant mortality, spontaneous abortion rates, neonatal, postneonatal and perinatal rates, study of causes of deaths, multiple-decrement tables, differential mortality. Morbidity analysis - incidence and prevalence rates. Period and cohort perspectives.
Literature -
Last update: RNDr. Barbora Janáková Kuprová, Ph.D. (23.12.2019)

Compulsory literature:

Z.Pavlík, J.Rychtaříková, A.Šubrtová: Základy demografie, Academia Praha 1986

V.Srb, M.Kučera, L.Růžička: Demografie, Svoboda Praha 1971 

V.Roubíček: Vybrané kapitoly z demografie I, SPN Praha 1966, VŠE 

V.Roubíček: Cvičebnice demografické analýzy, SPN Praha 1973, VŠE 

V.Roubíček: Úvod do demografie, CODEX Bohemia, Praha 1997 

R.Pressat: Základy demografické analýzy, SPN Praha 1968 (skripta) 

R.Pressat: L´analyse démographique, PUF 1961, 1969, 1983 

L.Henry: Démographie, analyse et modeles, INED 1984 

A.Hinde: Demographic methods, Arnold, 1998 

S.Preston, P.Heuveline, M.Guillot: Demography, measuring and modelling population processes, Blackwell 2001 

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: RNDr. Boris Burcin, Ph.D. (15.02.2020)

Oral exam. Students will answer two questions based on the topics listed in the syllabus. The condition of participation in the oral  exam is the granting of credit on the basis of the completion of the tasks in the dates required during the exercises and the successful completion of the final written test.

Syllabus -
Last update: RNDr. Barbora Janáková Kuprová, Ph.D. (28.10.2019)

Sylabus is available in Czech.

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