Fertility modelling

  • Mare Vähi Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Tartu, Tartu
Keywords: age-specific fertility rate, beta distribution, forecast

Abstract

In order to describe age-specific fertility curves, different theoretical approaches are employed. By modelling a time-variant fertility curve, it is possible to forecast reproductive behaviour of Estonian women in the future. The approach provided here is a novel way to forecast fertility.

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Published
2017-07-04
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