Volume 20 - Article 24 | Pages 595–598

The effect of changes in fertility on the age distribution of stable populations

By Michel Guillot

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Date received:16 Mar 2009
Date published:29 May 2009
Word count:870
Keywords:age distribution, population dynamics, stable population
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When fertility increases in a previously stable population, the new stable population will be younger than the old one, and the two age distributions will cross at the mean age of the populations.

Author's Affiliation

Michel Guillot - University of Pennsylvania, United States of America [Email]

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