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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 CPop Research Seminars Series events are interdisciplinary as is their scientific audience, spanning across the fields of demography, public health, biology, mathematics, economics, political science and humanities. [...]
This flagship report by Biletta et al. summarises the key findings of Eurofound’s research on working conditions conducted over the programming period 2017–2020. [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
In a recent study, Sonja Scheuring (ERC project SECCOPA, University of Bamberg), Jonas Voßemer (ERC project HEALFAM, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, MZES), Anna Baranowska-Rataj (ERC project HEALFAM, Umeå University) and Giulia Tattarini (Berlin Social Science Center, WZB) investigated how employment transitions into and out of fixed-term contracts affect the well-being of partners in Germany. [...]
How public should science be?
This publication (first published in German by FES) discusses how the relationship between science, politics and the public can be re-explored. [...]
This report presents the findings of the Living, working and COVID-19 e-survey, carried out by Eurofound and finds that the first round reflected widespread emotional distress, financial concern and low levels of trust in institutions. Levels of concern abated somewhat in the second round, particularly among groups of respondents who were benefiting from support measures implemented during the pandemic. [...]
In December 2020, the Centre for Fertility and Health was awarded 40 million NOK by the Research Council of Norway to support the Centre in three new projects: (1) Sickness in the Family, (2) Transitions in the Education System and (3) Women's Fertility. [...]