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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.

Wir haben das geschafft – und uns verändert Report Cover Page
The report ‘Wir haben das geschafft – und uns verändert’ discusses the consequences of the ‘long summer of migration’. It was published by the research initiative ‘Challenges of Migration, Integration and Exclusion’ (WiMi) by the Max Planck Society, which is comprised of six Max Planck Institutes. [...]
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How long can humans live? This open access book documents, verifies and brings to life the advance of the frontier of human survival. It carefully validates data on supercentenarians, aged 110+, and semi-supercentenarians, aged 105-109, stored in the International Database on Longevity (IDL). [...]
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This theme issue integrates the efforts of researchers working across archaeology, anthropology, genomics, palaeoecology, and evolutionary demography, combining original research alongside critical reviews, to provide a benchmark for the state-of-the-art in prehistoric demography and a statement of the future of this rapidly growing cross-disciplinary endeavour. [...]
From Linda Hantrais (Loughborough University & London School of Economics and Political Science) and Marie-Thérèse Letablier (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) & Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne), 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. [...]