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Shannon Roberts



The huge economic contribution of family caregivers
31 Aug 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Baby Boomers, demography, elderly care
But their numbers are set to decline dramatically.


The joys of parenting
24 Aug 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: birth rates, demography, parenting
Does parenthood really make a person more unhappy than divorce, unemployment or the death of a partner?


Are nuns dying out?
17 Aug 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: demography, fertility rate, religious life, United States
It seems not - sisters doing their bit to push up fertility rates in New York.


How our ageing population influences the economy
11 Aug 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population, Baby Boomers, demography, economics
Just what is ‘global savings glut theory’?


How play is changing across generations
3 Aug 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: childhood, demography, digital media
Being conscious of how our kids engage with others is important.


China may soon move to ‘two child policy’
27 Jul 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: China, demography, human rights, one child policy
But will the change come too late?


Women have not always lived longer than men
20 Jul 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: demography, health, life expectancy
A new study sheds light on why men now die younger.


China’s forgotten children
13 Jul 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: China, demography, family structure
The heart-wrenching suicide note four of them left.


What is kodokushi?
6 Jul 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: aging population, demography, Japan, loneliness
A horrific Japanese trend and what one man is doing to help.


Surprise slowdown in Australian births
29 Jun 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Australia, economics, house prices, population growth
Will the family home remain a good investment as well?


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