Rugby World Cup 2011
Marcus Roberts | 9 Sep 2011
Today is the start of the Rugby World Cup 2011.
US Politics and Counting Heads
Marcus Roberts | 8 Sep 2011
The political issues surrounding th US 2010 Census.
The Elderly Debate in New Zealand
Marcus Roberts | 5 Sep 2011
A person who lives to the age of 87 in New Zealand will take more in Superannuation payments alone than he or she pays in taxes throughout their entire lives.
No More Babies in Portugal by 3000 AD
Marcus Roberts | 26 Aug 2011
The Economist figures out when the last baby will be born in different countries based on current fertility levels.
Famine - Too Many Mouths to Feed?
Marcus Roberts | 25 Aug 2011
Is overpopulation really the cause of famines like those in Somalia?
Sterilisation in India
Marcus Roberts | 22 Aug 2011
A district in India is coming up with novel ways of achieving its goal of 1% of the population sterilised.
Recession and Childbearing in the US
Marcus Roberts | 17 Aug 2011
Demographers argue that the recession will lead to lower fertility in the US.
Is China Waking Up?
Marcus Roberts | 12 Aug 2011
More noises and reactions about the Chinese one-child policy.
Getting old – the Reason for Our Economic Malaise? Part II
Marcus Roberts | 10 Aug 2011
A response to the last post's article.