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Ageing and Life Expectancy

The Förderfonds Wissenschaft in Berlin and the Secretariat of the European research network Population Europe announce the 2021 winners of the European Demographer Awards. [...]
The 22nd Nordic Demographic Symposium in Oslo will now be held from June 9-11, 2022. The symposium brings together researchers, students and other experts in population studies from the Nordic region. As more information becomes available, we will update this page. [...]
Starting in August 2020, Pavel Grigoriev, a research group leader at the German Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB), is steering a new five-year European Research Council (ERC) project entitled “Regional Disparities in Cause-Specific Mortality in Europe: The role of local context and national health policies” (REDIM). [...]
This innovative Handbook, edited by Jane Falkingham, Maria Evandrou and Athina Vlachantoni, offers a deeper understanding of the causes and consequences of demographic change across the lifecourse. [...]
A paper published in BMJ Global Health by Marie-Pier Bergeron Boucher, José Manuel Aburto and Alyson van Raalte on variation in causes of death sheds further light on our understanding of population health and ageing.  [...]
This research note from the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) focuses on formal home-based care across the EU for children with disabilities, adults with disabilities and older people. [...]
This report presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive cross-country assessment of long-term care (LTC) workers, the tasks they perform and the policies to address shortages in OECD countries. It highlights the importance of improving working conditions in the sector and making care work more attractive and shows that there is space to increase productivity by enhancing the use of technology, providing a better use of skills and investing in prevention. [...]

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