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  • A cohort history of mortality in New Zealand

    Pool, Ian; Cheung, Jit (Population Association of New Zealand, 2003)
    This paper uses the generational life tables to track historical mortality experience for New Zealand Pakeha and Māori. The key research questions we seek to explore concern with why was Pakeha life expectation so high so ...
  • Components of regional population growth, 1986-2001

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2004-05)
    The vitality of a region is frequently assessed by looking at its population growth pattern. This is seen as being linked to its economic and social vibrancy. To better understand the dynamics of this growth pattern it is ...
  • Demographic Turbulence in the Arab World: Implications for Development Policy

    Pool, Ian (Routledge, 2012)
    The Arab Spring's hallmarks of volatility and ‘youthfulness’ thwart sustained development, political cohesion and peace. Demographic ‘youthfulness’, due to recent high fertility, is accompanied by rapid growth. But the ...
  • Differential trends in the compression of mortality: Assessing the antecedents to current gaps in health expectancy in New Zealand

    Pool, Ian; Boddington, Bill; Cheung, Jit; Didham, Robert; Amey, Ben (Population Association of New Zealand, 2009)
    Health Expectancies (HEs) for New Zealand show significant differentials between Maori and non-Maori, but also by gender and period. These differentials correlate with findings from both generation and synthetic life-tables ...
  • E G Jacoby: A Brief Historiography of New Zealand Demography

    Pool, Ian (Population Association of New Zealand, 2004)
    Dr "Peter" Jacoby can legitimately be seen as the "founding father" of modern New Zealand demography. It was for this reason that the Population Association of New Zealand, with his widow's permission, have used his name ...