Andrei Rogers Migration Book Published

Andrei Rogers' latest book has just been published: "Applied Multiregional Demography: Migration and Population Redistribution", (Dordrecht: Springer), 2015.

This book reconsiders conclusions reached in the literature
regarding several fundamental common sense demographic
questions in migration and population redistribution, including:
Are the proximate sources of urban population growth mostly
due to migration or natural increase? Is it mostly migration or
“aging-in-place” that has been driving Florida’s elderly
population growth? Do the elderly return “home” after
retirement more than the non-elderly do? Are the migration and
settlement patterns of the foreign-born different from those
of the native-born? Do simple poulation projection models
outperform complex ones? Does longer life lead to longer

For each demographic question it reconsiders, the book
illustrates how an inappropriate model specification can bias
findings to favor a possibly incorrect conclusion. It shows how
a multiregional analysis can better illuminate the dynamics that
underlie the observed population totals and lead to a more
informed conclusion.