Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

David Swanson Invited to Be Visiting Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo

Posted: 11/2/2018 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Regional Affiliate, David Swanson, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at University of California Riverside, will be a Visiting Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo from October 27 to November 12, 2018. Swanson was invited by Dr. Takashi Inoue, Professor in the Department of Public and Regional Economics, who arranged funding and logistics.

During this time, David will work with faculty and students at Aoyama Gakuin University, as well as give three invited lectures on different applications of the cohort change ratio method. The lectures will be at The National Institute of Population and Social Security Research (October 31), Kyoto University (November 5) and Aoyama Gakuin University (November 7).

Throughout his career, David Swanson has concentrated on applied demography while also keeping up with academic demography. David has given hundreds of presentations before professional associations. In addition to his presentations, he has authored or co-authored over 85 refereed journal articles, mainly dealing with demography, especially methods for doing small area estimation and forecasting.