Virtual Short Course sponsored by IUSSP, University of Washington, UNFPA and NICHD.

Subnational Probabilistic Population Projections


Friday 3 and Saturday 4 December 2021
14:00 - 17:00 UTC 

Description: A short course on "Subnational Probabilistic Population Projections,” sponsored by the IUSSP, the University of Washington, UNFPA and NICHD, will be given just before the International Population Conference. It will give an overview of the theory and practice of the subject, including practical computer demos. The instructors are Adrian Raftery and Hana Ševčíková of the University of Washington. It will run for 6 hours online - three hours on each of December 3 and 4, just before the IPC.  It will be given synchronously on Zoom.  

Course Instructors: Adrian Raftery and Hana Ševčíková, University of Washington

Course Pre-requisites: 

- Basic knowledge of introductory demography 

- Working Knowledge of R

Pre-course Preparations:  

- Computing set-up: Download and install BayesPop R Package, available on CRAN

- Suggested Readings: See 

The training workshop is offered free of charge.