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Human Fertility Database Research Reports launched

To promote empirical and methodological research based on population-level fertility data, a new series of research papers, the Human Fertility Database Research Reports (HFD RR) was launched in December 2016.

The series is named after the Human Fertility Database as the central resource of detailed and high quality data on period as well as cohort fertility. The HFD Research Reports are published jointly with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and the Vienna Institute of Demography as MPIDR or VID Working Papers.

As of 15 January 2017 the first three HFD RRs have been published, of which two are based on the EURREP research. The reports can be accessed here: http://www.humanfertility.org/cgi-bin/reports.php

EURREP at the 2nd Human Fertility Database Symposium

The EURREP team will present their macro-level research at the 2nd Human Fertility Database Symposium in Berlin, 23-24 June 2016.

Thursday, June 23th

  • 2:00–3:50 PM, Session I: Fertility Change and Variation: Cross-national and Cross-regional Perspective

Decomposing cohort fertility decline in low fertility countries: The role of parity progression ratios · Kryštof Zeman, Éva Beaujouan, Zuzanna Brzozowska and Tomáš Sobotka

  • 4:10-6 PM, Session II:Determinants of fertility change and variation: gender roles, economic uncertainty, marriage

Will one replace two? Trends in parity distribution across education in Europe · Zuzanna Brzozowska, Éva Beaujouan and Kryštof Zeman

  • 9:00-10:30 AM, Session III:Cohort perspective on fertility and childlessness

Childlessness in Europe: review of data and long-term trends among women born in 1900-1972 · Tomáš Sobotka

EURREP at the European Population Conference, 31 August – 3 September, Mainz

Different strands of the EURREP research will be well represented at the upcoming European Population Conference

Thursday, September 1

Friday, September 2

Saturday, September 3

The European Demographic Data Sheet 2016 is available

European Data Sheet_cover picture The 2016 European Demographic Data Sheet is now available as a printed and pdf-poster and as a website. Through a combination of data for all countries of Europe and for broader European regions, maps, tables and graphs, the datasheet provides an in-depth look at European demography. The online version available at populationeurope.org provides expanded coverage, including additional maps, ranking charts as well as details about data sources and definitions. It also allows the users to download all the data. The datasheet was prepared researchers affiliated with the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital.

EURREP at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), 30 March – 2 April 2016

Different strands of the EURREP research will be well represented at the upcoming PAA Annual Meeting

Thursday March 31th

  • 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM: Session 61: Childlessness, Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park DELAWARE A

Paper 1: Childlessness Trends in Twentieth-Century Europe: Limited Link to Growing Educational Attainment · Eva Beaujouan, Zuzanna Brzozowska and Kryštof Zeman

Friday April 1st

Poster 32: Changing partnership and fertility · Eva Beaujouan, Maria Winkler-Dworak, Paola Di Giulio, Martin Spielauer

Poster 29: The Impact of the Great Recession on Age-Specific Fertility in Europe · Anna Matysiak, Tomas Sobotka and Daniele Vignoli

Poster 34: The Role of Tempo Effect in the Ultra-Low Fertility in South Korea · Sam Hyun Yoo and Tomas Sobotka

  • 01:40 PM – 02:00 PM: Session 147-3: Low Fertility, Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park WASHINGTON ROOM 4

Presentation: The Low–Fertility Future? Projections Based on Different Methods Suggest Long-Term Persistence of Low Fertility · Tomas Sobotka, Kryštof Zeman and Stuart Gietel-Basten