The course provides an introduction to advanced demographic methods and their application to longitudinal life-course data. Different approaches and strategies for univariate and multivariate analyses of duration data in the form of demographic rates are presented. Students are expected to develop own analytical skills and to achieve a sound methodological understanding of literature based on event-history analyses. Course work and examination consist of computer-based exercises and discussion of research output from published demographic studies.
The course is provided at 50% of full-time study during 3 October – 4 December, 2013. It consists of 7.5 ECTS and is at advanced level in Demography.
Teachers: Juho Härkönen and Sven Drefahl (firstname.lastname@example.org)