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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.

The world population is growing older. With continued declines in fertility and mortality, the global population's shift toward an older age structure, known as population aging, will accelerate. Older adults' (ages 65+) share of the global population increased from 5 percent in 1960 to 9 percent in 2018 and is projected to rise to 16 percent by 2050, with the segment ages 85 and older growing the fastest. Children's (ages 0 to 14) share is falling, from 37 percent in 1960, to 26 percent in 2018, with a projected decrease to 21 percent by 2050. [...]
December 2017 Videos: Arnaud Bigeard/Villa Carlotta [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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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. [...]
What insights into the changes in the lives of individuals and families does a social science research infrastructure like the GGP offer researchers, policy makers and civil society?  This animated introduction to the Generations & Gender Programme (GGP) explains the purpose, function and value of a social science research infrastructure to the domains of public policy and research. To access the GGP open source datasets register as a GGP User here. [...]
SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, is a multidisciplinary longitudinal survey for the study of the social, economic and health situation of people aged 50 and older in Europe. In 2004, SHARE started collecting representative data of the generation 50+ in eleven countries. Today, data from 27 European countries and Israel is available. SHARE has collected data from 140,000 respondents in 380,000 interviews. [...]
The New Questionnaire of the Generations & Gender Survey: What are the innovations? with Dr Tom Emery, Deputy Director of the GGP   [...]
Joining Generations & Gender Programme 2020 – Introductory Webinar with Anne Gauthier (GGP Director), Tom Emery (GGP Project Manager) & Deirdre Casella (GGP International Liaison Officer)   [...]
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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