March 28, 2012 | Defo News

Do you know how many children will be born?

The actual issue and all past issues can be found at © MPIDR

The new issue (Nr. 01/2012) of "Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand", the popular science newsletter with latest research results from demography, has been released. (The Newsletter is available in German only.)

Topics of the 01/2012 issue:

  • More and more children without parents and grandparents: AIDS orphans in Zimbabwe are suffering as the traditional family network dissolves.
  • Female Turkish immigrants in Germany are getting children later and less often: The country of immigration influences the fertility behavior of the second generation of female immigrants.
  • Do you know how many children will be born? An alternative calculation method forecasts a higher birth rate for Germany.

"Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand" is a joint publication of the  Max Planck Institute for demographic Research (MPIDR), the Rostocker Zentrum zur Erforschung des Demografischen Wandels (RZ) and the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID). The newsletter is released four times a year and is available electronically and as a printed version and is free of charge.

You may download the new issue as PDF. All past issues are available online on the Newsletter website. On the website you also have the possibility to subscribe to the Newsletter to get informed about the release of the new issues or to receive the printed versions by mail.

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.