On April 12, 2018, Dr. Jane Menken lectured at the Fields Institue for Research in Mathematical Sciences in Toronto, Ontario for their Keyfitz lecture series in Mathematics and the Social Sciences. The abstract is below, and please watch the video of the lecture by clicking here.
Nathan Keyfitz was one of a very small group – Raymond Pearl, Alfred Lotka, Ansley Coale, Mindel Sheps, Jean Bourgeois Pichat, William Brass - renowned for their applications of mathematics to understanding population issues. Keyfitz and Sheps, both Canadians, were born in Montreal and Winnipeg respectively.
Sheps and I, following in their footsteps, developed mathematical models