Sarah Carol (University of Cologne) and Nadja Milewski (University of Rostock) carried out two studies that investigated the attitudes toward abortion among natives and immigrants living in cities in several European countries. Both studies revealed that there is large variation in the attitudes toward abortion among the inhabitants of Europe.
A recent study by Eleonora Mussino and Livia Elisa Ortensi compares the personal ideal family size of migrant women of reproductive age who settled in Italy with the prevailing norm of those who stayed in their respective countries of origin.
To what extent do social media users report negative or positive affects on topics relevant to the fertility domain? In a recent study published in Demographic Research, Letizia Mencarini and colleagues used computational linguistic techniques to explore opinions and semantic orientations related to parenthood on Twitter.
In their new paper Catalina Torres and co-authors look back to the beginnings of urbanisation in Scotland and quantify the penalty of urbanisation. They quantify not only the direct toll paid by urban inhabitants exposed directly to the unsanitary and hazardous environment in the form of higher mortality, but they also quantify the effects of changing population redistribution on total life expectancy in Scotland between 1861 and 1910.
A new article by researchers Elke Claessens and Dimitri Mortelmans provides a comparative analysis of how these new family models are being addressed in the child support schemes of eight different countries.
In a recent study, researchers Graziella Caselli, Marco Battaglini and Giorgia Capacci attempted to show the evolution of the gender gap for cohorts born between 1870 and 1912 who were older than 100 and 105 years.
Restrictive policies including those pertaining to temporary visas, detention and reduced access to welfare support are linked to a greater risk of poor general and mental health, as well as mortality among migrants, relative to native populations and migrants that did not experience such restrictions.
Young Spanish adults are more fearful than European counterparts of losing a roof over their heads because of being unable to pay (54% compared with 33%). The difference has also increased in recent years as the weight of rental sector has risen.
This book by Kieran Healy provides students and researchers a hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of data visualization. It explains what makes some graphs succeed while others fail, how to make high-quality figures from data using powerful and reproducible methods, and how to think about data visualization in an honest and effective way.
Palloni will join the Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography (IEGD) thanks to the support of the European Research Council (ERC) through an Advanced Grant called ‘Early conditions, delayed adult effects and morbidity, disability and mortality in modern human populations' (ECHO).
The winners of the Allianz European Demographer Award 2019 are Ridhi Kasyhap from Oxford University and Bruno Arpino from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. The awards were handed out in the light of the opening of the Berliner Demografie Forum 2019 in Berlin.