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Population Europe Inter-Faces are a series of video interviews with leading demographic experts on Population Europe’s YouTube channel and other video material of general interest produced by the partner institutes. Users can gain first-hand insights about demographic developments, which may affect individual life courses and future policies.

"Education is the demographic dimension that matters most for development" - an interview with Wolfgang Lutz (Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital). Questions: 1. When you think about world population trends and forecasting: do you see scarcity or prosperity? 2. How alarming is low fertility in Europe in a global demographic context - will Europeans die out one day? 3. Is there an optimal level of fertility? 4. How important is it to slow down population increase in developing countries? [...]
Having a child is as legitimate an aim in life as having a Mercedes" - an interview with Zsolt Spéder (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Budapest). Questions: 1. What are the most interesting demographic developments in the new European member states in the last decades? 2. What is the reason for this? 3. Will fertility behaviour change soon or always stay low? 4. What is the role of cultural factors compared to economic factors? 5. What do you consider the main cause for fertility decline? [...]
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On 9th December 2014, the Nobel Week Dialogue was held in Stockholm. Representatives from politics, society and the scientific community – among them many Nobel Laureates – came together to engage in dialogue on aging society. MPIDR-Director Jim Vaupel took an active part in the discussions. The theme of the third Nobel Week Dialogue was "The Age to Come - New scientific and cultural perspectives on ageing". Watch all the speeches here. MPIDR-Director James W. Vaupel gave a talk on the demographic consequences of an aging society, his presentation starts at 13:30. [...]
Families considerably changed since the 1960s : smaller sizes, diversity of couple status, increasing number of divorces and blended families, more women in work... INED celebrated its 70th anniversary with special conferences, September 22, 2015. In this roundtable animated by the journalist Thierry Guerrier, the participants were : Francesco Billari (University of Oxford), Sophie Plassart (juge of family affairs - TGI de PARIS), Irène Théry (EHESS), and Laurent Toulemon (Ined). Realisation: Odile Gras © Institut national d’études démographiques [...]
The population in Europe is continuously changing. People are living longer, having few children, and more people are moving to Europe. All of these changes contribute to demographic change. It is important, particularly for younger generations, to learn about demography and how it affects their lives. This video provides a short introduction to the field of demography and the app "A Life Journey". This app is a fun, interactive way to learn more about demography and demographic change in Europe. [...]
December 2017 Videos: Arnaud Bigeard/Villa Carlotta [...]