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Ageing and Life Expectancy

Edited by Tiia Sorsa, Väestöliitto’s new population policy report, Sustainable Population Development in Finland, examines the trends currently affecting the population of Finland. [...]
In this paper, Guillaume Le Roux, Matthias Studer, Arnaud Bringé and Catherine Bonvalet propose a sequence analysis-based method for selecting qualitative cases depending on quantitative results. [...]
On Tuesday, 23 February 2021, Population Europe will host a meeting between the Vice President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography Dubravka Šuica, and leading demographers at the EU. [...]
Men’s care work: Is the welfare state ready?
The Abstract Submission for ESPANET2021 is now open until 18 April 2021 on topics ranging from self-employment to income protection to the impact of COVID/19 on families. [...]
The human longevity revolution that started in 1840 shows no signs of ending soon, according to a Perspectives article published in PNAS. Understanding how much human lifespan can be extended is a major scientific goal, with critical implications across health, social, political, cultural, and economic domains. James Vaupel, Francisco Villavicencio and Marie-Pier Bergeron-Boucher summarize past trends in human longevity, upcoming prospects for life expectancy, and potential directions for future research. [...]
Join us for the Berlin Demography Days, a three-day event that offers a platform for intense dialogue among scientific experts, policy makers, business leaders and representatives of international organisations and civil society [...]
Pilar Zueras (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics) and Elisenda Rentería (Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics) study indicate that increased life expectancy will also mean that people will live more time with diagnosed diseases unless the present trend is reversed. The most common ailments and conditions include hypertension, chronic back pain, diabetes, and heart disease. [...]
Until 21 April 2021, The European Commission has opened a feedback period to the public and stakeholders alike for their new green paper on ageing in Europe [...]
The combined impact of smoking, obesity and alcohol on national life expectancy levels and trends
Fanny Janssen (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute and University of Groningen), Sergi Trias-Llimós (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Centre for Demographic Studies CED Barcelona) and Anton E. Kunst (University of Amsterdam) examined the individual and combined effects of smoking, obesity and alcohol not only on life expectancy levels but also on secular trends in life expectancy for 30 European countries. [...]
Join Jeron Spijker (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) on the topic of the Changing age and family structures are altering the provision of elderly care in Spain. [...]