Stagnant motherhood work time penalty in Great Britain over 30 years

Gender issues

June 10, 2024

Muzhi Zhou, Man-Yee Kan

Drivers of fathers’ parental leave uptake in Belgium

Using longitudinal register data for Belgium, Jonas Wood, Leen Marynissen and Dries Van Gasse find that fathers who earn less than their female partners are more likely to use parental ... Read more

Mortality from cardiovascular diseases around the globe

Mortality from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) is the leading cause of death worldwide, in high, middle and low-income countries. Emerson A. Baptista and Bernardo L. Queiroz investigate whether CVD mortality rates ... Read more

Age structure changes and the potential for demographic dividends 

The demographic dividend describes the economic growth potential based on shifts towards a larger share of working-age population when fertility declines in the course of the demographic transition. Markus Dörflinger ... Read more

Plummeting fertility in Uruguay, 2016-2021

Uruguay’s total fertility rate plummeted from nearly 2 children per woman in 2015 to 1.37 in 2021. As Wanda Cabella, Mariana Fernández Soto, Ignacio Pardo, Gabriela Pedetti note, this unprecedented ... Read more

The shifting landscape of family forms around the world 

Living arrangements have changed over the past five decades, leading to a decline of the extended family, growth of the nuclear family and, more recently, the appearance of living alone ... Read more

Decriminalization of homosexuality since the 18th century

More and more people live in countries that have decriminalized homosexual relations, from 11% of the global population in the late 18th century to 79% in the early 21st century. ... 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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