The impact of migration on the working age population at local level

Individual and population ageing, age structure

May 16, 2022

Daniela Ghio, Anne Goujon, Natale Fabrizio

Mobile phones protect women from intimate partner violence (in low- and middle-income countries)

In low- and middle-income countries, mobile phones can be viewed as empowering devices for women, says Luca Maria Pesando. Among other advantages, they frequently, although not always, protect women from ... Read more

Intergenerational transmission of women’s life courses in Germany

Assessments of intergenerational transmission focus primarily on children reproducing parental status. Sergi Vidal, Philipp Lersch, Marita Jacob, and Karsten Hank offer a new perspective to understand the intergenerational transmission of ... Read more

Unpacking the mortality-fertility link in Malawi: the role of unintended fertility

Current explanations on the link between mortality and fertility imply that mortality exposure increases fertility desires. Conversely, Emily Smith-Greenaway, Sara Yeatman, and Abdallah Chilungo find that, in Malawi, increased mortality ... Read more

The contribution of the foreign-born population to demographic change in Europe

What drives demographic change in Europe? Christos Bagavos shows that between 2014 and 2019 this change was due more to foreign-born than native-born populations, through both a direct effect (net ... Read more

Can stunted children recover after the first 1,000 days?

The food shortages during the Second World War in Japan had adverse consequences for child growth. However, Eric Schneider argues that the age and cohort pattern of the war shock ... Read more

Ukrainian refugees and migrants in the EU*

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine inevitably caused a massive flow of refugees towards neighbouring and other EU countries. This movement, as Corrado Bonifazi and Salvatore Strozza show, is closely connected to ... Read more

Did you know?

Across the Middle East and North Africa, more than one-in-three citizens (35%) are considering emigrating from their homeland. This level represents a dramatic increase since 2016, which ended a long-term decline in the percentage of citizens who considered migrating. Citizens are more likely to want to leave if they are young, well-educated and male.

Source: Arab Barometer - Wave VI-Part 3 -2021

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