COVID-19 exacerbated inequalities in life expectancy in Denmark

Health and mortality

April 15, 2024

Cosmo Strozza, Serena Vigezzi, Julia Callaway, José Manuel Aburto

Global household trends: converging sizes, divergent structures

Household structures reflect and affect social, economic, and demographic dynamics. Albert Esteve and Maria Pohl use the new CORESIDENCE database to explore the transformation of households over the last five ... Read more

Low mortality drives population ageing in the long run

Higher survival, not low fertility, is the main long-term driver of population ageing. Adding some new elements to an old debate among demographers, Gustavo De Santis and Giambattista Salinari illustrate ... Read more

Leisure and fertility nexus among first-time mothers in Australia

In Australia, according to Ewa Jarosz, Anna Matysiak and Beata Osiewalska, mothers of one child are more likely to have a second birth if certain conditions are met, and notably ... Read more

Self-rated health trends by gender and race in the USA, 1972-2018

Are Americans feeling better or worse since the 1970s and does this pattern vary by gender and race? Jason L. Cummings explores U.S. trends in self-rated health inequalities over the ... Read more

Evaluating pronatalist policies with TFR brings misleading conclusions: examples from Hungary

In the prominent political debates about population decline and ageing, short-term changes in the period total fertility rate (TFR) are the main point of reference, even though they can be ... Read more

Racial disparities in disability and in long and happy living in America

The racial divide is still profound in the U.S., in terms not only of survival, and survival without disabilities, but also of happiness. Anthony R. Bardo and Jason L. Cummings ... Read more

Did you know?

Permanent migration to OECD countries reached 6.1 million in 2022, a 26% increase compared with 2021, and its highest level since at least 2005. Rising labour migration was one contributing factor, as migrant workers have helped lower labour and skills shortages in OECD countries.

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