Fewer siblings changes personality
| 26 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
Japan - Where did the children go?
| 22 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
The number of Japanese under the age of 15 has hit (another) record low.
The fallacy of a happy, productive and ageing work force
Glib answers will not conjure away the hard, cold fact that workers everywhere are getting older and older.
The Orthodox Will Inherit the Earth (Or at least their Children Will)
| 03 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
In a recent issue of Time magazine (at least the online version) Mary Eberstadt made the claim that “In the War Over Christianity, Orthodoxy is Winning”.
Is the one-child policy spoiling China’s children?
| 12 April 2013 | FEATURES |
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?
Frankly, not even the experts have the faintest idea.
A continent which loves life
| 03 April 2013 | HARAMBEE |
What to Expect When No One’s Expecting
At last, a book on demography that talks about its relation to sexual culture.
The myth of disappearing Lebanese Christians
| 20 February 2013 | FEATURES |
A bombshell report shows that Christians are making a demographic comeback in Lebanon because of tumbling Muslim birth rates.
China: hoping for real change
| 19 November 2012 | FEATURES |
There has been a changing of the guard at headquarters, but entrenched interests are still well guarded.
What’s really wrong with the economies: the baby dearth
| 11 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
One way to think about the Great Recession is like a great pause button.
Going extinct is no fun
| 13 August 2012 | FEATURES |
The founder of Singapore looks on with dismay as his country heads into the sunset.
US Centenarians - Not as Common as Once Thought
| 08 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
New research has overturned the assumption that mortality rates flatten out above the age of 80.
Love and nationality
| 15 November 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |
There can be few extended families today where someone has not married a spouse of a different nationality. In a globalised world, where people go abroad to study, find work, take holidays or to settle, international marriages are increasingly common and are drawing countries closer together.
After 7 billion
| 31 October 2011 | FEATURES |
Demographic denialists are ignoring the perils of an ageing population.
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