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the branch of sociology that studies the characteristics of human populations

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Prior to this study, no research had defined future estimates based on projected changes among demographic groups.
-- A new report from market researcher Packaged Facts notes that Latinos are among the demographic groups that will be the most prominent and influential consumer groups in the coming years.
In this article, we discuss the change in the aggregate LFP rate from 2000 to 2012, with an emphasis on the changes in the age-gender composition of the population and changes in the LFP rates of different demographic groups. We then estimate a cohort-based model of the LFP rates of different age-gender groups and construct the aggregate LFP rate using the model estimates.
Of that demographic group, 80 percent said they will be looking to purchase a primary home in the near term.
The total fertility effect of an increase in house prices varies across demographic groups, largely because their rates of homeownership differ.
And systematic differences across demographic groups that aren't easily explained by economic factors have led some to wonder whether these surveys are actually providing meaningful information on inflation expectations to policymakers.
In equation 2 the change in the aggregate LFPR is represented by the change in each demographic group's participation rate (weighted by the group's current-period population share) and the change in population shares (weighted by the group's previous-period LFPR).
Here, we consider its use as it applies to racial composition within a team, given by the formula HHI = [n.summation over (i=1)] [G.sup.2.sub.i], where [G.sub.i] is the fraction of team players who belong to racial or demographic group i.
The endorsement would have a significant impact on the party nomination race by helping Obama reach out to white, blue-collar voters -- a demographic group that Obama has failed to capture, most notably in the recent Pennsylvania and West Virginia primaries, CNN television said.
Statistical tables showing grocery spending by demographic group (region, education, income, and so on) are also provided.
The explanatory variable is the year of earned income and the data fit of each respective polynomial regression is designed to be "perfect." Hence, each specific regression equation will yield an r-square of 100% and a standard error of zero, since each parabolic trend line will intersect all three plotted data points for a demographic group. An ideal model would connect every data point within the universe of five decennial census dates.
"The black poor," she writes, "are the only demographic group in America singled out for a degree of segregation that demographers call hypersegregation--extremely isolated neighborhoods where more than 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line.
Moreno's Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History (Louisiana State University Press, January 2006) may come as a shock: "Today, black Americans are the demographic group most likely to belong to a labor union." But according to Race and Labor Matters in the New U.S.
The number of shoppers in the most affluent 'A' demographic group, who buy local food and drink, is up by 32% compared to March 2005, a Food from Britain poll shows.
"We haven't seen much focus by the campaigns on any particular demographic group," said Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
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