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Call for papers - Advances in Mortality Forecasting

Genus welcomes submissions to the new thematic series on Advances in Mortality Forecasting.  Recent developments and advances in mortality forecasting have contributed to new approaches to modelling demographic data.  This timely thematic series seeks to bring together the latest advances and research on these new approaches to population projection.
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Advances in Mortality Forecasting
Guest editor: Fanny Janssen
Deadline for submissions: 28 March 2018

Aims and scope

GENUS - Journal of Population Sciences - is an open access peer-reviewed journal published by Springer on behalf of the Sapienza University of Rome. Founded in 1934 by Corrado Gini, GENUS has adopted an interdisciplinary approach to population studies. It has an interdisciplinary focus by publishing articles of “pure” demography and articles aiming to further a better knowledge of the interrelationship between demography and biological, social and economic phenomena, connected with the evolution of the population. These have spanned not only pure demography but also anthropology and anthropometric, sociology and psychology, biology and genetics. In keeping with the times -and particularly from 1965 under Nora Federici, and from 1993 under Antonio Golini as directors – an increasing number of articles have been published on general population theories, population dynamics and mathematical demography. GENUS has always tried to promote open dialogue across cultural, ideological and at times theoretical walls in the attempt to understand the complexities underlying population issues.

Introducing the Book-review team

Genus is excited to introduce our newly formed Book-review team.  We invite you to send books on population studies to the following address:

Prof. Daniele Vignoli
DiSIA – Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni
University of Florence
Viale Morgagni, 59
50134 Firenze (Italy)


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