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    • Alaka BasuAlaka Basu
      Alaka M. Basu is Professor, Development Sociology, Cornell University, and a member of the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health
      Alessandro RosinaAlessandro Rosina
      Professor of Demography and Director, Center for Applied Statistics in Business and Economics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
      Andrea BrandoliniAndrea Brandolini
      Head of Statistical Analysis Directorate, Bank of Italy
      Bruno MasquelierBruno Masquelier
      Professor of Demography, University of Louvain, Belgium
      Cheikh MbackéCheikh Mbacké
      Associate Professor, Sociology department, Laval University
      Cinzia ContiCinzia Conti
      Researcher at Istat, Head of Unit on Foreign Presence and Social Dynamics
      Corrado BonifaziCorrado Bonifazi
      Director of the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, National Research Council, Rome Italy
      Ernestina CoastErnestina Coast
      Associate Professor of Population Studies, London School of Economics
      Wang FengFeng Wang
      Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, USA, and Professor at Fudan University, Shanghai, China fwang(at)uci.edu
      Francesco BillariFrancesco Billari
      Professor of Sociology and Demography, University of Oxford
      Gilles PisonGilles Pison
      Professor at Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle and Director of Research at the French National Institute for Demographic Studies (INED) (Paris)
      Gustavo De SantisGustavo De Santis
      Professor of Demography, University of Florence, Italy
      Jacques VallinJacques Vallin
      Emeritus Research Director at INED, Paris; Honorary President of IUSSP
      John KnodelJohn Knodel
      Research Professor Emeritus, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan (USA) and International staff, College of Populations Studies, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
      Letizia MencariniLetizia Mencarini
      Associate professor of Demography, Bocconi University - Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy & Collegio Carlo Alberto; P.I. ERC P.I. ERC project n. 313617 (2013-2018) SWELLFER http://swellfer.wordpress.com
      Letizia TanturriLetizia Tanturri
      Associate Professor of Demography, University of Padova, Italy
      Massimo livi BacciMassimo livi Bacci
      Emeritus Professor of Demography, University of Florence, Italy
      Monica Das GuptaMonica Das Gupta
      Research Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland, USA
      OUR AUTHORS
      Paula Miranda-RibeiroPaula Miranda-Ribeiro
      Professor, Demography Department and Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.
      Peter McDonaldPeter McDonald
      Professor of Demography in the Australian National University. Honorary President of IUSSP and winner of the Irene B. Taeuber Award
      Roberto ImpicciatoreRoberto Impicciatore
      Assistant Professor of Demography, University of Milan, Italy
      Salvatore StrozzaSalvatore Strozza
      Professor of Demography, University Federico II, Naples (Italy)
      Stefano MolinaStefano Molina
      Senior Program Officer, Giovanni Agnelli Foundation, Italy
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  • N-IUSSP
    • N-IUSSP is a new IUSSP news magazine, which will disseminate scientific findings from demographic research carried out all over the world. The practical implications of current trends, the risks and potentialities of emerging situations, the pros and cons of specific laws are discussed in rigorous but plain language.

      Everybody is free to reproduce our articles, for free, provided the original source is cited.

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Stretched to breaking point? Caregiving grandparents and depression
Une charge trop lourde ? Les grands-parents aidants et la dépression

Bruno Arpino, Madelin Gómez-León

Bruno Arpino and Madelin Gómez-León examine the effect on depression of combining grandchild care with other care roles among individuals aged 50 to 84 in Europe.
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Does childrearing affect women’s economic opportunities?
La présence d’enfants réduit-elle les perspectives économiques des femmes ?

John Bongaarts, Ann K. Blanc, Katharine J. McCarthy
childrearing

As fertility declines in low- and middle-income countries, the time women devote to childrearing may also be reduced, opening up possibilities for women to pursue educational and employment opportunities. 
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Internal migration is an effective risk management strategy for households in rural Tanzania
La migration interne comme stratégie de gestion des risques pour les ménages en Tanzanie rurale

Rebecca Pietrelli, Pasquale Scaramozzino
Tanzania

Various explanations have been put forward to shed light on individual decisions to migrate and the effects of migration on the household of origin.
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In Australia fertility is falling only for low educated women
En Australie, la fécondité baisse uniquement chez les femmes peu scolarisées

Peter McDonald, Helen Moyle
fertility in Australia

From 2006 to 2016, fertility in Australia remained constant for women with high education while it fell sharply for women with low education.
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Have conditions under which women undergo abortion improved around the world?
Les conditions de l’avortement dans le monde: évolutions récentes

Agnès Guillaume, Clémentine Rossier

Agnès Guillaume and Clémentine Rossier review the evidence on abortion in the world since 1990. Few countries have liberalized their laws since then, and regressive movements are frequent.
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Local childcare availability and dual earner fertility in Belgium
Offre de structures d’accueil de la petite enfance et fécondité des couples à deux revenus en Belgique

Jonas Wood, Karel Neels
fertility in belgium

In the context of population ageing, work-family reconciliation policies potentially play an important role in supporting both fertility and parental employment. However, the evaluation of such policies remains a challenge.
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Homicides in Latin America: a global health challenge
Homicides en Amérique latine : un vrai défi sanitaire

José Manuel Aburto, Vladimir Canudas-Romo
Homicides in Latin America

Homicide rates in Latin America are higher than elsewhere in the world, although with considerable variation within the region. In some countries, they are so high that they are significantly affecting the average length of life of the entire population, or holding back its progress.
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Another reason why the fertility-contraceptive relationship has weakened*
Un nouvel élément pour expliquer l’affaiblissement de la relation entre fécondité et contraception*

Yoonjoung Choi, Madeleine Short Fabic, Jacob Adetunji
fertility-contraceptive relationship

The fertility-contraceptive relationship has weakened in recent years, meaning  that greater contraceptive prevalence is needed to obtain a comparable reduction in fertility.
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