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The JPI Data Map – a new approach to demographic data
Reliable and acessible data are vital for both policy-makers and scientists. The Data Mapping Project of the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) "More Years - Better Lives" provides a comprehensive overview of where to find appropriate data for cross-disciplinary approaches and evidence-based decision-making in the context of ageing.
Social demography in times of economic crisis – Interview with Prof. Francesco Billari on the occasion of World Population Day 2013
Inequalities are on the rise in Europe. Prof. Francesco Billari, Professor of Sociology and Demography at the University of Oxford and new President of the Population Europe’s Council of Advisors, explains future population trends and what kind of political and research funding measures are needed in order to meet these challenges.
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Population Europe offers its rich pool of expert knowledge: In our press section, more than 120 online expert profiles can be filtered by country and topic. In addition to the thematic focus, the personal profiles include information about the languages in which questions can be addressed, about the regional or country focus of the expert’s research, and up-to-date contact information.
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International Workers’ Day 2013: Reasons to continue working past the current retirement age
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To keep economic growth and public pension systems sustainable in an ageing Europe, there are no other options, but to extend the working phase beyond the age of 65. However, large sections of the working population, as well as workers' organizations and trade unions still have severe doubts. On the occasion of the International Workers’ Day on May 1st, Population Europe provides research-based and compelling facts about underlying demographic developments and gives insight into employers’ and employees’ perspectives on the timing of retirement.
Broken Arms – Population & Policy Compact 05/2013
In the last decade, Europe’s armed forces have been increasingly shaped by an extended role set, in which worldwide responsibilities are added to the traditional tasks aimed at the security and integrity of national territory. Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq are only some examples of such peacekeeping and nation-building missions. But how will these newly assumed responsibilities be affected by population ageing? This rarely considered connection between demographic change and security is explored in the new issue of Population & Policy Compact.
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International Women’s Day 2013: Ageing Well?
When getting older, women face higher risks of poverty and insufficient care than men. Demographic Experts from the Population Europe network analyze the reasons and suggest adaptations in social policies
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Riding the Population Wave: Myths are of no avail in meeting the demographic challenge
‘Do not focus on inevitable changes in the demographic age structure but invest in education and the population’s cognitive abilities’ – this is one of the key messages of the new issue of the policy brief “Population and Policy Compact”. Axel Börsch-Supan, Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, and Vegard Skirbekk, leading scientists of the Population Europe network, explain that the investment in human capital is essential to compensate the effects of population ageing and keep economic prosperity. Life-long learning activities, especially targeting older age groups and individuals with lower educational attainment, are needed to increase the productivity of tomorrow’s shrinking and ageing workforce.
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Invest in the young, they are a precious resource – International Youth Day
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Rising life expectancy, prospects of longer working lives, and diminishing pension funds: Most debates about demographic change seem to revolve around older people. But what about the prospects of the younger generations in Europe’s ageing societies? On the occasion of the International Youth Day on August 12 Population Europe, the network of Europe’s leading demographic research centres, provides facts and expert analysis. Preview Picture: © vrabelpeter1 - Fotolia.com
World Population Day 2012: Size matters, but brains matter more – interview with Wolfgang Lutz
World population growth will most probably peak the end of this century. This is the prognosis of Wolfgang Lutz, Founding Director of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital. On the occasion of the World Population Day on July 11th, Population Europe, the network of Europe’s leading demographic research centres, asked him about global demographic trends.
Migration is an investment – do not curse it, nurse it
There are many myths about migration and the effectiveness of integration policies. In the new issue of the policy brief “Population and Policy Compact”, leading demographers of the Population Europe network provide first-hand insights into a policy field which still forms a “hot-button issue” in many European member states.
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