Researchers and collaboration partners of Population Europe as well as eminent experts from leading organisations contribute to the debate on demographic developments that are of public interest by providing insights into pressing policy issues.
Why many migrants and their families have defied Spain’s historic economic downturnby Amparo González-Ferrer Spanish emigration has captured headlines in recent years. It is understandable considering how historically emotive the phenomenon has become in a country so many were forced to leave throughout the 20th century. But the situation of Spain’s own immigrant population also deserves some reflection. [...]
How increasing life expectancy could contribute to gender equality in leadership positionsby James W. Vaupel Everyone talks about our new life courses in view of increasing life expectancy – but what about reconciliation of family and career? In numerous sectors of the economy and other branches of society, many of the leading positions are predominantly occupied by men. This has led to, for example, debates about obligatory quota regulations within the governing boards of listed companies to allow females to break through the so-called “glass ceiling” of gender-specific career paths. [...]
A Reflectionby Jakub Bijak Forced migration, related to armed conflict or persecution is unpredictable . Crises such as the recent one in Syria happen frequently all over the world, forcing many people to flee and seek asylum outside of their home countries. In the Syrian case, over four million refugees have already been registered outside of Syria by October 2015. [...]
Interview with Melinda Mills and Maria Letizia TanturriWho is considered a childless person in your research? [...]
Interview with Don FlynnPopulation Europe: What do you consider the most pressing issue in Migration politics that the EU has to resolve right now? [...]