The fallacy of a happy, productive and ageing work force
Denyse O'Leary | 17 May 2013 |
tags: ageing population, demography, workforce
Glib answers will not conjure away the hard, cold fact that workers everywhere are getting older and older.
Is the one-child policy spoiling China’s children?
Michael Cook | 12 April 2013 |
tags: China, demography, one-child policy
Research confirms all the cliches about "little emperors", the children of parents who were forced to stop at one.
Why is Europe committing demographic suicide?
Carolyn Moynihan | 11 April 2013 |
Frankly, not even the experts have the faintest idea.
What to Expect When No One’s Expecting
Jennifer Roback Morse | 19 March 2013 |
tags: book reviews, demography
At last, a book on demography that talks about its relation to sexual culture.
The myth of disappearing Lebanese Christians
Michael Cook | 20 February 2013 |
tags: demography, Lebanon
A bombshell report shows that Christians are making a demographic comeback in Lebanon because of tumbling Muslim birth rates.
China: hoping for real change
Constance Kong | 19 November 2012 |
tags: China, Communist Party, demography, economic crisis
There has been a changing of the guard at headquarters, but entrenched interests are still well guarded.
Going extinct is no fun
Michael Cook | 13 August 2012 |
tags: demography, fertility, Singapore
The founder of Singapore looks on with dismay as his country heads into the sunset.
After 7 billion
Michael Cook | 31 October 2011 |
tags: demography, population aging
Demographic denialists are ignoring the perils of an ageing population.
Why America might pull through the demographic collapse
Denyse O'Leary | 31 October 2011 |
tags: demography, population, USA
it is mainly religious people who raise children, and more women in America are religious.
Bad shot: when will WHO warn women about the contraceptive jab?
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 October 2011 |
tags: Africa, contraception, demography, HIVAIDS, WHO
The latest strong evidence that hormonal contraception is linked with AIDS finds experts still dallying.
Why Islam is in as much trouble as the West
| 24 October 2011 |
tags: demography, Islam, population
Many countries in the Muslim world, including Iran, are also in demographic freefall.
Past our peak
Danny Dorling | 20 October 2011 |
tags: demography, migration, population decline
An open borders advocate finds encouragement in the likelihood of world population declining.
How many people is too many?
Dermot Grenham | 13 September 2011 |
tags: demography, United Nations
The latest projections from the United Nations show that there could be 10 billion people on the planet by 2100.
Where an ageing population is not a problem
Chinwuba Iyizoba | 24 May 2011 |
tags: demography, Nigeria
Nigeria could have 725 million people by 2100. This is great news and a great opportunity, says a Nigerian engineer.
With so much shopping to do, who has time for kids?
Michael Cook | 13 May 2011 |
tags: demography, fertility
Some countries may be caught in a low-fertility trap which dooms them to declining populations.