Session 136:
Evaluating Population Projections

Friday, May 4
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Union Square 22
Fourth Floor

Chair: Melissa Scopilliti, U.S. Census Bureau
Discussant: Peter Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau

  1. Forecast Accuracy and Uncertainty of Australian Bureau of Statistics State and Territory Population ProjectionsTom Wilson, University of Queensland

  2. Evaluation of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008 and 2009 National Population ProjectionsJennifer M. Ortman, U.S. Census Bureau

  3. Evaluating Population Projections: Insights from a Quality Assessment Made at Statistics CanadaPatrice Dion, Statistics Canada

  4. Assuming the Future: Evaluating World Population ProjectionsJoseph Chamie, Center for Migration Studies

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