April Archive


Are we ready for the “grey tsunami”?

Marcus Roberts | 22 April 2014
The Lancet suggests that the UK, the USA and China are not ready.

Iran leads Muslim countries in fertility decline

Shannon Roberts | 20 April 2014
In recent years the country has experienced one of the most steeply falling fertility rates in the world.

Russia: Growing and More Assertive

Marcus Roberts | 14 April 2014
Russia's bleak demographic collapse has reversed over the last five years or so.

Japan’s Shrinking Role in the World

Marcus Roberts | 08 April 2014
2013 saw a record annual decline in the population of Japan during peacetime.

Why you shouldn’t take alarmist population predictions seriously

Shannon Roberts | 06 April 2014
Four surprising facts about population which mean that human beings are not fated to ecological disaster

Is Single Occupancy Vandalising the Environment?

Joanna Roughton | 04 April 2014
Singletons represent one of the greatest sociological shifts of our age.

Worldwide migration: a constant factor

Marcus Roberts | 01 April 2014
Worldwide migration numbers have remained static for the last twenty years.

March Archive


Something is going on in the state of Denmark

Shannon Roberts | 29 March 2014
Will this quirky competition help?

The dependent generation

Shannon Roberts | 27 March 2014
New stats show that European young adults are struggling to become independent

After Crimea: is ethnicity the new World Order?

Marcus Roberts | 24 March 2014
Protecting fellow Russians? What about fellow Chinese?

Elderly population spurs small business

Shannon Roberts | 21 March 2014
Health systems are grappling with a higher proportion of elderly people, but can we all help?

A father’s love…

Marcus Roberts | 18 March 2014
A touching story about sacrifice by one man for his son.

“Generation Maybe”

Shannon Roberts | 17 March 2014
Are 30-somethings too indecisive about career, values and relationships?

Fertility treatment pioneer calls for caution

Shannon Roberts | 13 March 2014
A fertility expert who pioneered IVF now warns that reproductive technologies are making people too complacent about having children.

With low population growth, the fat cats flourish

Marcus Roberts | 11 March 2014
Will we see a return of plutocracy in the 21st century as our demographic growth stagnates?



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