The Asian MetaCentre training workshop on Demographic Analysis with Applications to Aging Societies, Bangkok, Thailand

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19 – 30 November 2018

 

The Asian MetaCentre training workshop on Demographic Analysis with Applications to Aging Societies is going to hold on Bangkok, Thailand.

This workshop is a training course on demographic analysis and computer applications with an emphasis on policy planning in aging societies and on population projections.The taught methods and concepts can be applied to perform typical tasks of demographic analysis, utilizing basic and advanced spreadsheet techniques in Microsoft Excel. The topics covered in the course are:

  • Population age composition and its measures, period-cohort transformations, introduction to Excel advanced functions
  • Advanced techniques of data presentation, interactive graphical systems
  • Life tables and mortality analysis
  • Fertility measures
  • Stable populations
  • Working with large data sets
  • Introduction to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • New measures of age and aging
  • Model age patterns of vital rates, mortality, fertility, and migration
  • Population projections, parameterized population projections
  • Introduction to R for demographers
  • Country case studies on aging

You can find the Application form and Program Brochure by clicking the link below:

http://www.cps.chula.ac.th/newcps/coming_detail.php?id=215