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Forecasting societies’ adaptive capacities through demographic metabolism model

Forecasting societies’ adaptive capacities through demographic metabolism model

Author(s): Lutz W, Muttarak R
Reference: Nature Climate Change 7 (3), pp. 177-184
Year: 2017
Research Theme: Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

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Community social characteristics and health at older ages: evidence from 156 religious communities

Community social characteristics and health at older ages: evidence from 156 religious communities

Author(s): Bowen C E, Luy M
Reference: The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (online first: 29.08.2016)
Year: 2016
Research Theme: Health and Longevity

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Are we overly dependent on conventional dependency ratios?

Are we overly dependent on conventional dependency ratios?

Author(s): Sanderson WC, Scherbov S
Reference: Population and Development Review, 41(4):687-708
Year: 2015
Research Theme: Forecasting and Ageing

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How many old people have ever lived on earth?

How many old people have ever lived on earth?

Author(s): Sanchez-Romero M, Ediev D, Feichtinger G, Prskawetz A
Reference: Demographic Research 36, pp. 1667-1700
Year: 2017

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Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals leads to lower world population growth

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals leads to lower world population growth

Author(s): Abel G, Barakat B, KC S, Lutz W
Reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 113(50), pp. 14294 – 14299
Year: 2016
Research Theme: Demography of Education, Human Capital Modelling, Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

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World population and human capital in the twenty-first century

World population and human capital in the twenty-first century

Author(s): Lutz, Butz, KC
Reference: ISBN: 9780198703167
Year: 2014

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. It is a collaboration among the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW) and the Demography Group and the Research Institute on Human Capital and Development of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

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