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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.

This new policy brief from United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) discusses the need for countries in the region to address the potential disadvantages women may face due to population ageing. Gender- and age-responsive reforms must consider the multiple dimensions of gender inequality manifest in ageing societies. [...]
This new interdisciplinary volume collects work on post-Soviet migration movements, both within the newly independent states and to and from other countries over the past 25 years. It focuses on the volume of migration flows, the number and sociodemographic characteristics of migrants, migration determinants and the situation of migrants in receiving countries. [...]
How's Life? is the OECD's statistical report released every two to three years that documents a wide range of well-being outcomes and how they vary over time, between population groups, and across countries. It charts whether life is getting better for people in 37 OECD countries and 4 partner countries, and presents the latest evidence from an updated set of over 80 well-being indicators. [...]
This is the fourth edition of the Demographic Portrait of Hungary – the Hungarian Demographic Research Institute's three-yearly comprehensive report on the population changes in the country. This volume serves the same purpose as previous editions: to present scientifically grounded information and trends in a brief and concise manner, using figures and tables that will assist professionals and ’laymen’ alike. The report is now available in English. [...]
The demographic structure of the European Union (EU) and its development are of huge consequence for the EU and its citizens in a host of areas. This yearly European Parliament report highlights EU population trends and evolution, with an "in-focus" section looking at the relationship between food and nutrition and demographic changes.  [...]
This book provides a demographic profile of the Syrian diaspora into Europe and identifies the issue of forced migration as a separate and increasingly salient topic within the more general field of migration research.  It describes the progressive increase in numbers of Syrian refugees in different European countries during recent years and gives a demographic profile of the Syrian refugee population. [...]
This volume, edited by Richard Breen and Walter Müller, examines the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility in the United States and Europe during the twentieth century. [...]
‘New Visions for Gender Equality 2019’ contains essays from seventeen experts from across the EU, grouped loosely around four broad thematic areas of making the case for equality; work-life balance, not a women’s affair; inequalities, discrimination and welfare; and power relations in society. Each author explores the current issues, identifies emerging thinking, and points out possible new policy directions in relation to the topic. [...]
A comprehensive introduction to modern applied statistical genetic data analysis, accessible to those without a background in molecular biology or genetics, by Melinda C. Mills, Nicola Barban, and Felix C. Tropf. [...]
This is the fourth edition of an annual European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) publication designed to identify and frame some of the key issues and policy areas that are likely to feature prominently on the political agenda of the European Union over the coming year. [...]

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