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New PNAS article published

7 FEB 2019

WIC researchers find that denied childhood educational opportunities contributed to stalled fertility decline in Africa.
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Later fertility in Europe: How far can childbearing be postponed without being forgone?

29 JAN 2019

The team of LATEFERT works on the spread of late fertility in the low fertility countries and explores advantages and limits of childbearing postponement.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Family and Fertility

Age Well Accounts - Policy Brief: The Rush Hour of Life

28 JAN 2019

The AWA team measures the “rush hours of life”: People aged 25 to 54 face responsibilities for their children in addition to paid work.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population Economics

Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2019

15 JAN 2019

The second edition of the Russian Demographic Data Sheet provides a comprehensive look at key demographic indicators and main population trends for all Subjects of the Russian Federation, including population projection for 2050.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Forecasting and Ageing

Immediate versus delayed detection of Takotsubo syndrome after epileptic seizures

12 DEC 2018

A team, incl. M. Sauerberg, investigates whether patients with immediate and delayed detection of seizure-induced Takotsubo syndrome differ.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Health and Longevity

2018 WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award for Jesus Crespo Cuaresma

12 DEC 2018

Economic Development and Forest Cover: Evidence from Satellite Data.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

2018 WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award for Wolfgang Lutz

12 DEC 2018

"Global Sustainable Development priorities 500 y after Luther: Sola schola et sanitate."
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

Disability among India’s elderly much higher than census estimates

7 DEC 2018

In this new paper Nandita Saikia studies chronic morbidity and reported disability among older persons from the India Human Development Survey.
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Dementia, cognition, and healthy and productive aging

30 NOV 2018

Sergei Scherbov was invited to give a presentation at the Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities Research Conference on Population Aging, 7-8 Dec 2018.
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Walking on a tightrope: The rapid increase in late motherhood

29 NOV 2018

Eva Beaujouan and Tomas Sobotka investigate the consequences of childbearing postponement.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Family and Fertility

 

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