Subnational Population Projections by Age: An Evaluation of Combined Forecast Techniques

Population projections commonly suffer from a decreasing accuracy with a higher degree of disaggregation. We suggest combining the cohort-component model and an averaged projection technique to improve precision of forecasts for small areas. Calculating ex-post population projections, we evaluate th...

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Volume: 34
Main Author: Mario Reinhold
Stephan L. Thomsen
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Dordrecht Springer Science+Business Media B. V 01.08.2015
Springer Netherlands
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published in: Population research and policy review Vol. 34; no. 4; pp. 593 - 613
ORCID: 0000-0002-9677-9199
Data of publication: 20150801
ISSN: 0167-5923
1573-7829
EISSN: 1573-7829
Discipline: Economics
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