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Pop digests


PopDigests are short, comprehensive summaries of research results with a link to the original publication (if accessible online). This allows population experts and other interested audiences to be able to easily access information to the latest research results. 

Old person taking pills
A new study by Gabriele Doblhammer, Thomas Fritze, Constantin Reinke and Anne Fink (University of Rostock and German Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, Bonn) investigated whether, at the end of life, dementia will become more common in the future or whether other diseases, such as cancer, will come to the fore.
covid vaccine vials
Pieter Vanhuysse (University of Southern Denmark), Adam Lampert (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Raanan Sulitzeanu-Kenan (The Hebrew University) and Markus Tepe (University of Oldenburg) develop a ‘Rich-to-Poor Vaccine Donation Game’ to examine when donating their surplus vaccines, rather than stocking them domestically helps vacine-rich countries.
Couple sitting on a rug surrounded by boxes
Alina Pelikh (University College London), Júlia Mikolai (University of St Andrews) and Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews) use data from BHPS and UKHLS to study how first partnership transitions have changed across three birth cohorts: 1974-1979, 1980-1984 and 1985-1990, who were observed between 1991 and 2016 and were aged between 16 and 27.
Different forms of contraception
Mireille Le Guen (Ined and UCLouvain), Clémence Schantz (IRD-Ceped), Arnaud Regnier Loilier (Ined) and Elise de La Rochebrochard (Ined, Inserm-Cesp) conducted a systematic review of the scientific literature in order to build a typology of arguments given by female users and their male partners against hormonal contraceptive methods.
Family moving
Miguel González-Leonardo (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis), Antonio López-Gay and Joaquín Recaño (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfic and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), and Niall Newsham and Francisco Rowe (University of Liverpool) analyse changes in internal migration patterns across the urban hierarchy in Spain.