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Recent Content

Life Tables 1900-1950

Dear colleagues,

I am working on a project concerning reconstruction of educational attainment of populations in the 20th century. One input data set are life tables and I ran into troubles to find data for the 1900-1950 period. I have already looked through databases like Human Mortality Database, Human Life Table Database and through old censuses as well as demographic yearbooks.

Social Science History Association conference: 17-20 November

The Social Science History Association meets in Chicago in three weeks time, and the Family/Demography network is sponsoring many sessions of interest to list members which are listed below. The full conference schedule is available here, and includes sessions in other networks of interest to historical demographers.