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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 405–412.
Published: 01 August 1984
.... This article analyzes this and illustrates the effect of some alternative calculations using population density data for Great Britain; the findings, however, are of general validity. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1984 1984 Local Authority Areal Unit Boundary Density...
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Demography (1974) 11 (2): 321–336.
Published: 01 May 1974
... of population density with sector dimensions of 0.01, 0.02, 0.04, 0.1, and 0.25 degrees of latitude and longitude. The entire population of a district was assigned to a grid sector if the coordinates of the district centroid fell within the boundaries of the sector. The sectors were then rank-ordered according...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 February 1984
...G. Edward Stephan; Karen H. Stephan Abstract As regional population density increases territorial units tend to subdivide. For maximum societal time-efficiency the slope relating the logarithms of unit areas to those of unit densities should be −2/3. When boundaries become fixed, however, observed...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 351–361.
Published: 01 August 1977
... of the reorganized British 351 352 DEMOGRAPHY, volume 14, number 3, August 1977 counties. A second purpose of this paper is thus to test the size-density hypothesis in terms of specific predictions regarding the size and density of British counties after reorganization. DATA To test our suggestion that boundaries...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 567–576.
Published: 01 November 1982
... has taken place while subdivision boundaries have remained fixed. In what way would we expect such redistribution to affect the size-density slope? We must first describe the way in which population redistribution typically occurs. It is well known that population redis- tribution can be due to only...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 521–529.
Published: 01 November 1972
... central cities that qualified as metropolitan after 1900. Density increases occurred in but a third of all centers and these had 1960 areas that averaged 50 percent larger than the two-thirds that had density losses. Taken together all central cities lost population within their 1960 boundaries...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 811–834.
Published: 25 April 2014
... system (GIS) and spatial statistical techniques, researchers are better equipped to consider spatial dimensions in the investigation of space and place effects, making new lines of inquiry possible. Despite progress in addressing concepts such as scale, proximity, and neighborhood boundaries...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 February 1973
... of America 1973 1973 Population Growth Metropolitan Area Census Tract Central Business District Residential Land References Berry , Brian J. L. , Simmons , James W. , & Tennant , Robert J. ( 1963 ). Urban Population Densities: Structure and Change . Geographical Review...
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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 February 1978
... . Adjusting Municipal Boundaries: Law and Practice . ( 1966 ). Washington, D.C. : National League of Cities . Ritchey , P. Neal , Bishop , B. L. , & Grametbauer , C. A. ( 1974 ). The Impact of Annexation on the Growth of Adult White and Nonwhite Populations of Cities: 1960–70 . Oak...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2008
... estimated population counts to cells on the boundaries of blocks based on the population densities of the block in which the greater part of the cell falls. These steps yield a grid of population counts by race group but with abrupt changes in the counts at block boundaries. Next, to arrive at a more...
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Demography (1982) 19 (4): 481–494.
Published: 01 November 1982
...Glenn Firebaugh Abstract Do agriculturists in the Third World sometimes adjust to increasing population density by having fewer children? Over-time data (1961–1972) for 22 farm villages in India point to such a possibility. Cross-sectionally, villages with higher density tend to have lower...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 401–415.
Published: 01 August 1979
.... , Goheen Peter G. , & Goldstein Harold ( 1968 ). Metropolitan Area Definition: A Re-evaluation of Concept and Statistical Practice . Washington, D.C. : U.S. Government Printing Office . Berry B. , Simmons J. W. , & Tennant R. J. ( 1963 ). Urban Population Densities...
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Demography (1972) 9 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Roy C. Treadway Abstract The dominance or influence of metropolitan centers in the developing country of Turkey, as measured by gradients of population characteristics (population density, percent urban, sex ratio, percent over five years of age, and percent literate) by distance from the nearest...
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Demography (1971) 8 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 May 1971
... to Durk- heim's notion of "density." The data in Table 3 question the idea that any monis- tic explanation is feasible. Although most of the coefficients in the table are positive, on the whole variation by states in occupational differentiation for one in- dustry is not closely associated with cor...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 February 1977
... and census boundaries, although it tends to be much smaller than a census tract.) The density of a given zone was defined as the ratio of the number of persons living (working) there to the total number of acres of land in that zone. Second, the place of resi- dence and employment of each respon- dent...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 February 1969
...Roy C. Treadway Abstract The decline of population density from the center of metropolitan areas can be expressed mathematically as: d r = d o e gr where d r is the population density of a subarea at distance r from the center, d o is the hypothetical density at the center, and g is the population...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 337–360.
Published: 09 January 2017
... defecation, population density, and child height. To do this, we match the PSUs of children in the DHS to political boundaries using GIS codes. There are four levels of political disaggregation within Bangladesh. Most coarsely, Bangladesh is divided into seven divisions. Divisions are the subnational...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 269–279.
Published: 01 May 1993
... in 1980 experienced more rapid growth in percentage of black population than other communities. Third, at the upper limit of the variable, some communities that were more than 90% black in 1980 did not increase the proportion of blacks within their boundaries. Although all three causes of curvilinearity...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1607–1630.
Published: 01 October 2022
... analyses connecting Irish overpopulation and poverty lacked hard empirical evidence. Mokyr's analysis combined newly constructed county-level data (so n  = 32) in a linear regression model in which income per capita (or a suitable proxy measure) was modeled as a function of population density (rural...
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Demography (1987) 24 (4): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 1987
... boundaries and the positive check. Even if Boserup is right and greater density encourages economic progress through positive feedback, nonethe- less a more quickly acting negative feedback loop could be constantly operating to bring population toward the slowly rising equilibrium, in an interacting process...