The use of micro-simulation in population forecasting

Boris Vaňo, INFOSTAT – Demographic Research Centre, Slovak Republic


Pages: 15 – 30

Abstract

The article deals with the use of micro-simulation methods and models for the needs of demographic simulations and forecasts. It evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of micro-simulation mainly in relation to the use of aggregated models in demography. It also defines the prerequisites for the use of micro-simulation for demographic forecasting purposes.

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