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Austerity regimes are associated with an increase in overall mortality and suicides. However, this effect is compensated by the decreasing mortality effect due to recessions. The exception is suicide-related mortality, which increases during both times of austerity and recession. These findings are highlighted in a recent paper published in Economics & Human Biology. [...]
The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD), in collaboration with the Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP) invites you to join the 12th edition of the Dutch Demography Day on Wednesday 20 November 2019, in the Academy Building of Utrecht University (Domplein). At the Dutch Demography Day the most recent findings in the broad and interdisciplinary field of population studies will be presented. The scientific program comprises a Keynote Address and several rounds of English language parallel sessions, as well as a poster session.   [...]
Does this bring more life satisfaction?
A study by Ellen Dingemans and Kène Henkens analysed life satisfaction between full retirees and working retirees in Europe. Using data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), they looked at retirees in 16 European countries. Overall, they found that the relationship between life satisfaction and working after retirement is related to where one lives, the individual’s pension income, and whether one still has a partner or not. [...]
Taking place at the University of Essex on the 2-4 July 2019, the Understanding Society Scientific Conference is three days of new research, practical workshops, discussion and consultation. It's an opportunity to meet researchers from around the world who use longitudinal household panel studies and to see the new and exciting work that's being done with Understanding Society.  For the full programme and registration go to the conference website.  [...]
This brochure presents 20 best practice examples of EU-funded projects that have promoted work-life balance in the EU’s Member States. This catalogue of examples, which include testimonials from project representatives and beneficiaries, has been developed to encourage exchanges of experience and the implementation of innovative approaches to fostering work-life balance across Member States. [...]
Deadline: 2 June 2019
One partial scholarship worth GBP 4,000.00 towards tuition fees is offered for the 2019-20 academic year.   Eligibility for Funding The scholarship is open to applicants who have been accepted onto the 2019-20 London-based MSc Demography & Health programme. Applicants should be aware that preference will be given to prospective students with a demonstrable interest in the field of demographic estimation, or, the demography of low-income countries. [...]
Deadline: 31 May 2019
The ECSR offers five Visitor Grants per academic year in order to foster research exchanges of graduate students and young scholars from ECSR member institutes. The grant is designed to contribute up to 2,000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs, depending on the duration of stay. We are now accepting applications for visits during the academic year September 2019 to August 2020. The closing date for applications is Friday, 31 May 2019. Decisions on grants will be made by mid-June 2019.   Rules and eligibility [...]
The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) invites submissions to the European Population Conference 2020. The deadline for submissions is 1 November 2019 Abstracts for EPC 2020 can only be submitted here Submissions should be made to one of the conference themes, which will be developed into a series of sessions by the Convener of each theme.   EPC 2020 THEMES AND CONVENERS [...]
PADOVA VENUE AND EPC 2020 REGISTRATION EPC 2020 will convene at Padova Fiere in Padova, Italy from 24-27 June 2020. All information on the conference venue in Padova, including registration travel and stay can be found here!   Registration for EPC 2020 will open in January 2020.   EPC 2020 THEMES AND CONVENERS [...]

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