It all depends on how you do it. Health effects of leaving the labour market

Individual and population ageing, age structure

June 14, 2021

Elena Pirani, Gustavo De Santis, Francesca Zanasi

International migrants in Sweden, over-coverage, and mortality

The apparent lower mortality of international migrants has sometimes been questioned, because data quality may be a serious issue in this case. However, deeper investigation into the matter by Matthew ... Read more

Skip-generation household trends in low- and middle-income countries

Zachary Zimmer and Emily Treleaven find a growing global prevalence of households that have grandparents living with grandchildren with middle generation absent. Country-level factors, like labor force participation rates, explain ... Read more

Italians and foreigners: how distant are they, culturally speaking?

Can cultural distance hinder the integration of foreigners? The answer would be easier if we knew what cultural distance is. Gustavo De Santis, Mauro Maltagliati and Alessandra Petrucci try to ... Read more

America’s retirement riddle

With U.S. Social Security Trust Funds projected to be insolvent in 2035, America is again facing its retirement riddle. Congress can address the insolvency by making possible adjustments in three ... Read more

Longer lives, poorer health in England

Stephen Jivraj, Alissa Goodman, Benedetta Pongiglione and George Ploubidis find that, among working-age adults in England, later-born cohorts tend to have higher prevalence of various indicators of poor health and ... Read more

Hypergamy on the decline in Europe

As women’s levels of education increasingly overtake those of men, educational hypergamy (male educational advantage in a relationship) is declining throughout Europe, as Dávid Erát shows. Who chooses whom? The ... Read more

Did you know?

In 2015 there were about 417,000 individuals aged 100 and over worldwide more than four times as many as in 1990, according to United Nations estimates. This figure is expected to increase to 3.7 million centenarians across the globe in 2050. China is expected to have the largest centenarian population, followed by Japan, the U.S., Italy and India.

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