Carl Schmertmann

Carl Schmertmann

Carl Schmertmann is Professor of Economics at Florida State University and Research Associate at FSU's Center for Demography and Population Health. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin (B.S., Econ.) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., Econ.). His current research interests include developing new methods for forecasting cohort fertility and childlessness, and estimating demographic rates in small areas with sparse data. He has been a visiting professor or researcher in demography at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Texas, and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. He is the former Editor of Demographic Research.


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01 June 2021 | research article

D-splines: Estimating rate schedules using high-dimensional splines with empirical demographic penalties

Carl Schmertmann

Volume: 44 Article ID: 45
Pages: 1085–1114
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.45

12 March 2020 | formal relationship

Revivorship and life lost to mortality

Carl Schmertmann

Volume: 42 Article ID: 17
Pages: 497–512
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2020.42.17

05 November 2019 | editorial

Editorial: The past, present, and future of Demographic Research

Griffith Feeney, Nico Keilman, Carl Schmertmann, Jakub Bijak

Volume: 41 Article ID: 41
Pages: 1197–1204
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2019.41.41

18 April 2012 | formal relationship

Stationary populations with below-replacement fertility

Carl Schmertmann

Volume: 26 Article ID: 14
Pages: 319–330
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2012.26.14

22 March 2005 | research material

Quadratic spline fits by nonlinear least squares

Carl Schmertmann

Volume: 12 Article ID: 5
Pages: 105–106
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2005.12.5

10 October 2003 | research article

A system of model fertility schedules with graphically intuitive parameters

Carl Schmertmann

Volume: 9 Article ID: 5
Pages: 81–110
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2003.9.5

22 September 1999 | research article

Estimating Parametric Fertility Models with Open Birth Interval Data

Carl Schmertmann, André Junqueira Caetano

Volume: 1 Article ID: 5
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.1999.1.5