Population Dynamics and Forecasting

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Past and forecasted distributions of time specific volatilities in the population change of England and Wales © - VID

Research Group Leader: Sergei Scherbov

The main task of the research group is the development and applications of statistical and computer methods and techniques in order to analyze and project the dynamics of population and its components such as fertility, mortality and migration. Since population ageing is seen as a big concern in most regions of  developed   as well as in many  other regions of the world, this topic is also constitutes an important research agenda for the group. The recently developed Characteristics Approach to the Measurement of Population Aging is used as a main methodological tool in the analysis of ageing.