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The Vienna Yearbook of Population Research (VYPR) is seeking submissions for a Special Issue entitled “Demographic Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its  Consequences”, which will be guest edited by (in alphabetical order) Paola Di Giulio, Joshua Goldstein, Anne Goujon and Guillaume Marois. Examples of topics include:  [...]
The International Network on Leave Policies and Research produces an annual review of leave policies and related research, covering Maternity, Paternity and Parental leaves; leave to care for sick children and other employment-related measures to support working parents; and early childhood education and care policy. [...]
What are the big questions for the future?
Settersten Jr., Bernardi, Härkönen & colleagues explain how a life course perspective can make an important contribution to understanding the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals, families and populations. [...]
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. [...]
This online and in-person colloquium will present two population-based register studies from the Stockholm University Demography Unit, both discussing stratification of COVID-19 deaths in Sweden. [...]
This online and in-person colloquium will present three population-based register studies from the Stockholm University Demography Unit, all discussing the demography of COVID-19 deaths in Sweden. [...]
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. [...]
This paper from the International Organization for Migration (UN Migration) explores the impacts and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on women migrant workers. It examines the disproportionate effects of the crisis on women, discusses the particular case of women who are "essential" migrant workers, and concludes with some recommendations. [...]
Impact of unemployment on the health of one’s partner
Baranowska-Rataj and Strandh of Umeå University looked at the impact of unemployment on self-rated health of partners. They found that financial support from the welfare state can somewhat moderate the negative health effects of a partner becoming unemployed, with interesting differences across countries with diverging policies supporting gender equality. [...]

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