July 03, 2012 | Defo News

How many will we be in 2050?

The current issue and all past issues can be found at www.demografische-forschung.org. © MPIDR

The new issue (Nr. 02/2012) 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 02/2012 issue:

One, two, three, ... forecasting many! New model produces more reliable forecasts of population development.

Europe not blessed with children: A novel method of calculation shows that the recent increase in birth rates was not real.

What the electric meter tells us about the birthrate: Species that use more energy live longer and have fewer children. But is this true of humans?

"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.