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Demographic Outlook for the European Union 2021 by Monika Kiss focuses on poverty as a global, EU-wide and regional phenomenon, and examines how poverty interacts with demographic indicators (such as fertility and migration rates) or with factors such as the degree of urbanisation. [...]
The impact of emigration during the Great Recession on fertility levels in Italy
In a paper published in the prestigious journal Demography, Massimo Anelli and Nicoletta Balbo asked the question: what would have happened to fertility levels in Italy if this massive emigration flow had not happened? Through this exercise, they could also understand what effect the recession on fertility levels would have been in the absence of out-migration. [...]
Martin Kreidl (Masaryk University) and Zuzana Žilinčíková (Université Catholique de Louvain) examine how marriage and cohabitation differ in their effect on attitudes toward family dissolution. [...]
'Eltern sein in Deutschland' summarises the expert report of the Commission of Experts for the Ninth Family Report and provides an overview of the most important social trends that determine family life and the situation of parents in Germany. [...]
IPC 2021 warmly invite all researchers and policymakers working in population and related fields to submit an abstract of your recent research for presentation in an oral or poster session.   [...]
From 22 to 24 March, the Berlin Demography Days will take place for the first time. At the online event, the Vice-President of the European Commission Dubravka Šuica will speak about the relationship between democracy and demography. In addition, the winners of the European Demographer Awards will be honoured. [...]
The members of the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce welcome papers from a sociological, demographic, psychological, economic, social policy, or an interdisciplinary perspective that discuss research on the causes, consequences, and contexts of divorce, relationship dissolution, remarriage, and marital conflicts [...]
Anne Solaz (French Institute for Demographic Studies) shows that divorces and union dissolutions have become much more frequent in the last half-century, even among people aged 50 and up. [...]
They invite proposals that have a conceptual and/or methodological scope, focus on specific populations, address specific phenomena, and Examine the ethical and political issues of invisibility and the will to make visible. [...]

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