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Daniela Weber awarded with Allianz Nachwuchs Preis für Demografie

20 FEB 2017

Daniela Weber was awarded at the 6th Berlin Demography Forum for her dissertation "An International Perspective on Aging and Cognitive Decline".
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Tomas Sobotka receives the Allianz European Demographer Award 2017

20 FEB 2017

T. Sobotka was awarded at the 6th Berlin Demography Forum for his research on fertility, childlessness, assisted reproduction and European population trends.
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Le Monde refers to Centre's DiPAS (Displaced Persons in Austria Study) research

15 FEB 2017

Today's Le Monde presents research findings of the DiPAS group with regard to the level of educational attainment of refugees (article in French).
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Young talent prize for Daniela Weber

15 FEB 2017

Weber has received the Allianz Young Talent Prize from the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Demographie (DGD), the third award honoring her work on the international perspective on aging and cognitive decline.
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How long do we really live?

8 FEB 2017

Research provides quite different numbers when answering this question. Marc Luy is interested in understanding the reasons behind it (in German).
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Objectifying the public debate about migration and asylum (Commentary in the STANDARD 26.01.2017)

27 JAN 2017

Judith Kohlenberger: How migration research is able to contribute to the public dialogue in times of "alternative facts" and emotional debates (in German).
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Trade-offs between economic growth and deforestation

23 JAN 2017

In a new study led by Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, researchers use an innovative methodology to quantify the relationship between economic growth and deforestation.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population and Environment

The wobbling image of the two-child family (DiePresse)

23 JAN 2017

High qualified women rather wish for a baby but are less likely to become mothers than other women. Read more about Maria Rita Testa's research (in German).
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Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2016: "Variations on the Themes of Wolfgang Lutz" - Now on Youtube

18 JAN 2017

Watch all the Talks & Discussions of the Conference on our YouTube channel!
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Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2016

13 JAN 2017

The first 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 2035.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population Ageing

 

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