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Books and Reports

This section provides an overview of selected book publications of Population Europe researchers, cooperation partners and from other sources. If available, links guide the user to the publication websites.

From Linda Hantrais and Marie-Thérèse Letablier, this book looks behind headlines and uncontextualised comparisions to compare and contrast the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in European Union countries. [...]
This report from the QuantMig project, by Michaël Boissonneault, Jarl Mooyaart, Petra de Jong and Helga de Valk sets out to examine how migration scenarios are used in the literature presenting characterisations of societies’ futures. [...]
This report from the QuantMig project sets out to translate migration theory into empirically testable propositions. Drawing actively on elements from different corners of the fragmented landscape of migration theory, the authors formulate ten propositions, selected based on their relevance to current societal and academic debates on international migration, its dynamics and patterns.  [...]
Depopulation is a recurring theme, but its contemporary causes tell a new story. Population decline today is the partial result of a natural development process. A smaller population does not have to be the defining factor of a country in economic or geopolitical considerations. A population’s composition is more consequential than simply its size. [...]
The 2020 edition of the OECD International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. [...]
The International Network on Leave Policies and Research produces an annual review of leave policies and related research, covering Maternity, Paternity and Parental leaves; leave to care for sick children and other employment-related measures to support working parents; and early childhood education and care policy. [...]
This open access book presents new developments in the field of demographic forecasting, covering mortality, fertility and migration. For each component emerging methods to forecast them are presented. Moreover, instruments for forecasting evaluation are provided. [...]
The German Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) has released a report on the past 30 years of German unity and diversity, as well as an interactive web application. [...]
This edited volume from the IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) provides comprehensive evidence on migration from and within West and North Africa and across the Mediterranean. [...]
A report of the Horizon 2020 project QuantMig, the aim of this paper is to shed light on the different facets of migration uncertainty, by offering a unique typology of the knowable and unknowable features of migration, with a special focus on the complexity of the underlying drivers. [...]