I am not sure why, but it seems like summer is a great time to teach demographic methods. There seem to be an abundance of news stories about demographic processes and events. (By the way I am fully aware that this is a version of confirmation bias. I am teaching the class so I look for the stories and find Read More
I am teaching demographic methods, population analysis, whatever you want to call it this summer. The class title is not the really important thing to me, it is more a matter of content. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for accurate titles, but neither title is deceptive and most people have no idea what it is anyway regardless of Read More
It is Veteran’s Day in the US, and I thought we should look at the distribution of veterans across the country and North Dakota. To do this I grabbed some data from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. It includes both actual and projected veteran population data. First a look at the US as a whole.