Explaining the demographic expansion of the Ancient Greeks (550-409 BCE) through the lens of the city of Himera (Sicily, Italy)

Environment and development

September 25, 2023

Norma Lonoce, Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna, Pier Francesco Fabbri, Stefano Vassallo, Irene Barbiera

Fertility differentials in the USA: the interplay of ethnicity and education

Black women in the US have higher fertility than White women, but this difference does not emerge consistently at all educational levels. Emma Zang and Aparajita Kaphle document these education-specific ... Read more

Childhood internal migration and the intergenerational transmission of socioeconomic inequalities

Using lifetime data for baby boomers from 15 European countries, Aude Bernard shows that (i) children from higher socioeconomic backgrounds are more likely to migrate and (ii) individuals who migrated ... Read more

Gender asymmetries in mixed unions

An increasing number of people in high-income countries marry or cohabit with partners who were born abroad. Using census microdata for Spain and the United States, Albert Esteve, Annika Elwert ... Read more

Social and mental health outcomes of adolescents conceived via medically assisted reproduction

The number and proportion of children born after medically assisted reproduction (MAR) is increasing fast and many gaps in knowledge remain about their longer-term well-being. Using population register data from ... Read more

Replacement fertility with immigration in Europe

Recent decreases in fertility rates in European countries have fueled gloom and doom about the prospect of shrinking populations. As Nick Parr shows, the levels of fertility that would sustain ... Read more

The role of fertility in the development of educational distribution in Sweden

All over the world, children’s education mirrors that of their parents. This, together with differential fertility, affects the distribution of educational outcomes in the next generation. In Sweden, however, differential ... Read more

Did you know?

Refugees, asylum-seekers and others in need of international protection displaced during each
year, 1975 – 2022

New conflicts have driven forced displacement. The invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 created
the fastest displacement crisis, and one of the largest, since the Second World War.
Source: UNHCR Global Trends 2022.

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