July Archive

New Zealand among most ethnically diverse countries

Shannon Roberts | 21 July 2014
One in four people living in New Zealand in 2013 was born in another country.

Niue: A dying Island

Marcus Roberts | 17 July 2014
Is there any future for this remote Pacific paradise?

Japan faces pilot shortage

Shannon Roberts | 15 July 2014
Will holidaying in our old age continue to be an option?

Human Trafficking to China

Marcus Roberts | 13 July 2014
Women lose out when there is a surfeit of men.

Feminists vs population controllers

Shannon Roberts | 08 July 2014
These two groups increasingly no longer find themselves on the same side.

Big News! Our #2 is on the way!

Marcus Roberts | 08 July 2014
And some information on your life expectancy!

June Archive

World Cup 2014 Demography

Marcus Roberts | 30 June 2014
Based on population, the USA should definitely win the football World Cup.

World’s Refugee Population Grows

Marcus Roberts | 24 June 2014
The number of displaced persons in the world has exceeded the 1940s level.

American Dream merely a fantasy

Shannon Roberts | 20 June 2014
New research finds that America is less socially mobile than most developed countries.

EU elections and demography

Marcus Roberts | 18 June 2014
Are demographic fears part of the reason for last month's results?

A fascinating map of an ageing world

Shannon Roberts | 15 June 2014
The proportion of the world that is over 65 will increase dramatically by 2100.

A limit to Chinese “supercities”

Marcus Roberts | 10 June 2014
The Chinese Government is trying to make it harder to move to large cities.

Education: the economic solution for a dying society?

Marcus Roberts | 05 June 2014
This article suggests yes, and includes an interactive map!

Have financial models changed forever?

Shannon Roberts | 03 June 2014
Changing demographics may mean yes.

You can work past 65 if you want!

Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov | 01 June 2014
The Conversation argues that there needs to be more flexibility in framing retirement age policy.

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