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GGP Newsletter August-September 2021

GGP Newsletter no. 71 is now available! Read about the programme of the GGP User Conference, the next GGP-Connect webinar, Czech pilot data, the new GGP team members, a call for a fellowship proposal, and two new GGP taskforces. Read more in the latest newsletter of the Generations and Gender Programme: GGP Newsletter August-September 2021.

Dutch Demography Day 2021

The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) invites you to join the Dutch Demography Day 2021, taking place on Wednesday 24 November in the Academy Building of Utrecht. At the conference the most recent findings in the field of population studies will be presented, including family and fertility, migrants and migration, health, mortality and longevity, population ageing, […]

IUSSP International Population Conference 2021

The 29th International Population Conference (IPC2021) of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) was to take place entirely in Hyderabad, India from 5-10 December 2021. However, given the COVID-19 pandemic, IPC2021 will now be a hybrid conference, with a small number of in-person sessions in India, while most sessions will be […]

European Society of Historical Demography Conference 2022

The 4th Conference of the European Society of Historical Demography (ESHD2022) will take place in Madrid from 2 to 5 March 2022. The conference leading theme is: Human-environmental nexus in the past: understanding links between demographic variability, ecology and disease. Participants are encouraged to engage with and link across three different streams of historical social […]

European Population Conference 2022 (submit before Nov 1st)

The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) invites submissions to the European Population Conference 2022 which will be held from 29 June – 2 July 2022. EPC 2022 is organized by EAPS in collaboration with the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and the University of Groningen. EPC 2022 will be a hybrid conference where all sessions can be […]

Konrad Turek won LIVES Best Paper Award for young scholars

NIDI researcher Konrad Turek was awarded the LIVES 2021 Best Paper Award for young scholars for his paper entitled “Participation in training at older ages: A European perspective on path dependency in life course trajectories” published with Kène Henkens in the journal Advances in Life Course Research. The study considers path dependency to understand the […]

GGP Newsletter July 2021

GGP Newsletter no. 70 is now available! Read about the programme of the GGP User Conference, the fieldwork planning, and the next GGP-Connect webinars. Read more in the latest newsletter of the Generations and Gender Programme: GGP Newsletter July 2021.

GGP included in ESFRI Roadmap 2021

NIDI is very pleased to announce that the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) has been accepted as one of the eleven new Research Infrastructures of the ESFRI Roadmap 2021. This is an important recognition of the project and great news for the social sciences. Congratulations to the GGP team! The European Strategy Forum on Research […]

Higher future life expectancy values in Europe than previously forecasted

Life expectancy, the average number of years people can expect to live, is an important summary measure of health. Forecasting how life expectancy will develop in the future is essential for public policy, social security, and healthcare planning. Most mortality forecasts, however, rely on a mechanical extrapolation of past mortality trends, which could easily result […]

GGP Newsletter June 2021

GGP Newsletter no. 69 is now available. Read about the ESFRI Roadmap 2021, a fieldwork update, and the 4th GGP Connect webinar. Read more in the latest newsletter of the Generations and Gender Programme: GGP Newsletter June 2021.

NIDI 50 • Generations and Gender Programme • VIDEO

NIDI is the host institute for the central hub of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP). In this video, postdoctoral researcher Judith Koops presents her research in which she uses GGP data to examine the influence of parental education on union status at first birth in Europe and North-America. Also read about corresponding previous NIDI […]

NIDI 50 • Family policies in Europe • 1993

NIDI has been involved in surveys on the acceptance and effectiveness of population-related policies since 1983. During that decade, it also began a cooperation with the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies in Rome. Joint research activities culminated in the European Comparative Study on the Acceptance of Population-related Policies, carried out in close […]

NIDI 50 • Family complexity • VIDEO

In this video, Maaike Hornstra, PhD researcher, presents her work in the Family complexity project which adds to NIDI’s longstanding tradition of research on family life and family relationships. The project is funded by a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (PI Matthijs Kalmijn).  Also read about corresponding previous NIDI research on the importance of […]

NIDI 50 • How important are parents? • 2013

Adolescents whose parents are highly educated plan their life events – like living with a partner and parenthood – much later than children whose parents have a lower level of education. This is partially due to differences in expectations that parents have for their children. Parental background influences the family life of children through transmission […]

NIDI 50 • Childhood internal mobility • VIDEO

Internal migration is an important factor explaining regional population changes as well as an important life event for individuals. Adding to NIDI’s longstanding tradition in studying these developments, the MYMOVE project focuses on internal mobility of children with different migrant backgrounds and non-migrants. In this video Joeke Kuyvenhoven, PhD researcher, presents her research within this […]

NIDI 50 • Regional growth and decline • 1997

A 1999 study concluded that population growth in the European Union has slowed considerably over the foregoing years and future growth will probably be no faster than it was in the past. It was expected that in the first quarter of the 21st century, the population of most countries would continue to increase. At the […]

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