News Archive 2019

New PNAS article published

7 FEB 2019

WIC researchers find that denied childhood educational opportunities contributed to stalled fertility decline in Africa.

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.

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.

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.

Corresponding Research Areas: Forecasting and Ageing

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