31 August 2016 - 03 September 2016
Mainz, Germany

Demographic change and policy implications

The World Population Program is represented numerously at this year's European Population Conference in Germany.

Mainz, Germany © Tupungato | Dreamstime

Mainz, Germany © Tupungato | Dreamstime

Under the theme "Demographic Change and Policy Implications" the European Population Conference (EPC) 2016 is targeting the general scientific community in population studies. The conference will take place between 31 August - 3 September 2016 in Mainz, Germany and is organized by the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) and the German Federal Institute for Population Research.

18 demographers from the World Population Program will be chairing sessions and present latest POP research on the links between education and issues such as quality of life, health, fertility, and the ability to adapt to climate change. As part of the Wittgenstein Centre, latest research and publications are also presented at our conference booth. 

For more information to the conference please visit the official conference website.

Full list of IIASA contributions at the EPC

Thursday, September 1

Session 2: Mortality and Longevity, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

1. Increasing Human Capital fuels increasing Life Expectancy and Optimism for the Future • Marc Luy, Marina Zannella, Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, Yuka Sugawara Minagawa, Wolfgang Lutz, Graziella Caselli


Session 5: Recession and fertility, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

4. Long-term effects of economic recession on fertility: The case of South Korea • Doo-Sub Kim, Sam Hyun Yoo


Session 12: Adapting to ageing - policy responses in the pension system, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chair: Dimiter Philipov


Session 16: Climate Change, Migration and Urbanisation, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Chair: Wolfgang Lutz

1. Examining the link between climate, conflict and cross-border migrationJesus Crespo Cuaresma, Raya Muttarak, Guy J. Abel


Session 26: Aging and retirement, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

5. Differential Effect of the Pension System on Education and Income by Life Expectancy • Miguel Sanchez Romero, Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz


Session 30: Innovations in demographic methods, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3. Demographic Metabolism at WorkWolfgang Lutz, Erich Striessnig


Session 32: Urban population dynamics, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3. Projecting the regional explicit socioeconomic heterogeneity in India by residenceSamir K.C.Markus Speringer


Session 38: Health, wellbeing and morbidity, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

3. Too educated to be happy? An Investigation into the Relationship between Education and subjective Well-beingErich StriessnigWolfgang Lutz


Session 39: Employment and well-being, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

4. Does working life expectancy reflect health status?Daniela Weber, Elke Loichinger


Session 44: Cross-national comparisons of internal migration, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

1. When the well runs dry, where do we go now? Exploring internal migration due to climate stress in Asia and Central and South America • Guy J. Abel, Raya Muttarak




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CONTACT DETAILS

Wolfgang Lutz

Program Director

World Population

T +43(0) 2236 807 294

Katja Scherbov

Administrative Assistant: Research Group

World Population

T +43(0) 2236 807 280

EPC 2016

Research at the World Population Program

PUBLICATIONS

Sánchez-Romero M & Prskawetz A (2017). Redistributive effects of the US pension system among individuals with different life expectancy. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 10: 51-74. DOI:10.1016/j.jeoa.2017.10.002.

Caron-Malenfant É, Goujon A, & Skirbekk V (2017). The religious switching of immigrants in Canada. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: 1-21. DOI:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1392848.

Ediev D (2017). Expectation of life at old age predicted from a single death rate: Models and applications. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-17-018

Scherbov S & Weber D (2017). Future trends in the prevalence of severe activity limitations among older adults in Europe: a cross-national population study using EU-SILC. BMJ Open 7 (9): e017654. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017654.

Willekens F, Bijak J, Klabunde A, & Fürnkranz-Prskawetz A (2017). The science of choice: an introduction. Population Studies 71 (sup1): 1-13. DOI:10.1080/00324728.2017.1376921.

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