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By Roman Hoffmann, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital
Hoffmann and colleagues at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital conducted a meta-analysis on the relationship between environmental change and migration, finding robust evidence that environmental factors explain migration patterns. [...]
World Population Deputy Program Director Raya Muttarak is organizing a cyberseminar in the context of the Population and Environment Networks (PERN) that she is also chairing. The cyberseminar provides a platform for dynamic engagement between scientists from different disciplinary communities to advance the conversation centered on the nexus of population-climate change-food security. [...]
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. [...]
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.  [...]
The British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) is a non-profitable society of persons with a scientific interest in the study of human populations. The 2020 BSPS Conference will be held online. [...]
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the SLLS Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research has been cancelled. [...]
This course provides an applied introduction to modern and flexible statistical techniques for modeling demographic data. You will learn to master flexible models to extract the most from your data with the fewest assumptions. [...]
The Barcelona Summer School of Demography (BSSD), based at the Centre for Demographic Studies (CED), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, offers a four-week course in R. [...]
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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