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Out now: Population Europe's Quarterly Newsletter! Please download it here: population_europe_newsletter_januar2018_pdf.pdf If you would like to receive the newsletter via email, please sign up here. [...]
Better or worse?
With the increasing housing prices and the need to take care of an ageing population, many young generations are living together with their parents, parents-in-law or grandparents (here forth, older generations). Previous research confirms the importance of intergenerational living arrangements (ILAs) for health, but it is still unclear whether ILA is beneficial or detrimental for one’s health. [...]
Aims of the society To promote interdisciplinary and inter-study understanding and collaboration in longitudinal and life course research, and provide a forum for discussion and publication of new ideas about all aspects of this topic. To promote new thinking about making measurements comparable across studies and across time, while addressing the ethical and data protection questions that may arise in their use. [...]
Population Europe App The travelling exhibition “How to get to 100 – and enjoy it” is now available as an app! All of the information, games and graphs can now be viewed on your iPhone© or iPad©. "A Life Journey" can be downloaded for free from the App Store and is a great opportunity to learn about demographic change from the comforts of your own home or in the classroom. The information is available in ten languages - Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Russian and Spanish. [...]
It’s time to provide more cross-sectorial support to young people
Key messages: Policy proposals for young Europeans should be based on a life course perspective. Challenges faced by individuals should be seen as a consequence of a series of intertwined life events that occur within particular policy, socio-economic and cultural contexts. Independence in young adulthood should be viewed as a multi-dimensional concept, which includes residential, economic and psychological independence.  [...]
Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Demographie lädt Sie ein, Beiträge zur Jahrestagung 2018 der DGD einzureichen. Die Jahrestagung findet vom 14.-16. März 2018 an der Universität Köln in Zusammenarbeit mit der Nederlandse Vereniging voor Demografie (NVD) statt. [...]
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Bocconi University cordially invite submissions to a conference on the Postponement of Parenthood, with support from the European Research Council. Please visit http://www.demogr.mpg.de/go/costpost2018 for more information and the latest updates.   Venue and Dates: The conference will take place September 3-6, 2018 at Villa Vigoni, Lake Como, Italy.   [...]
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Bocconi University cordially invite submissions to a conference on the Postponement of Parenthood, with support from the European Research Council. Please visit http://www.demogr.mpg.de/go/costpost2018 for more information and the latest updates.   Venue and Dates: The conference will take place September 3-6, 2018 at Villa Vigoni, Lake Como, Italy.   [...]
Does Family Structure Matter for Social Inequality and Social Mobility?   Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:00 – 15:00 (Berlin time)   [...]
The half day event will be the occasion to launch our compendium of inspiring practices on migrant and refugee children in Europe. The compendium documents how child protection services are responding to the specific needs of refugee and migrant children, and aims to contribute to solutions to provide quality family and community-based care. [...]

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