27 November 2018
In honor of World Population Program (POP) Director Wolfgang Lutz' 60th birthday, the Wittgenstein Centre and its three pillars, IIASA, the VID at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and the Vienna University of Economics and Business, hosted a scientific conference entitled "Variations of the themes of Wolfgang Lutz" in December 2016.
Former collaborators, including Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi (Australian National University and University of Tehran), Philip Rees (University of Leeds), William Butz (Former President and CEO of the Population Reference Bureau), Joel E. Cohen (The Rockefeller University), and Frans Willekens (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute), discuss the impact of Lutz' work in the scientific field of demography, and current and long term colleagues from IIASA and the Wittgenstein Centre focussed on more recent scientific achievements. This volume is the result of that conference.
Guest editors of this special issue are POP scientists Alexia Prskawetz, Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov.
Broadening demographic horizons: Demographic studies beyond age and gender
Alexia Prskawetz, Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov
Can Taylor's law of fluctuating scaling and its relatives help select more plausible multi-regional population forecasts?
Joel E. Cohen, Helge Brunborg, Meng Xu
Probabilistic demographic forecasts
Education and demography: A review
Population Dynamics and Human Capital in Muslim Countries
Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi and Gavin Jones
Survival Inequalities and Redistribution in the Italian Pension System
Graziella Caselli and Rosa Maria Lipsi
Does Education matter? – Economic Dependency Ratios by Education
Alexia Prskawetz and Bernhard Hammer
Multistate Projections of Australia’s Indigenous Population: Interacting Area Group and Identification Status Change
James Raymer, Yanlin Shi, James O'Donnell and Nicholas Biddle
The End of Population Ageing in the More Developed World
Warren Sanderson, Sergei Scherbov, Patrick Gerland
From intentions to births: Paths of realization in a multi-dimensional life course perspective
Maria Rita Testa and Francesco Rampazzo
Towards causal forecasting of international migration
Data & Trends
"Express Transitioning" as Special Case of the Demographic Transition
Marc Luy and Bernhard Köppen
Summary of "Demographiy and human capital scenarios for the 21st century"
Nicholas Gailey, Wolfgang Lutz
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Emelyanova A & Rautio A (2019). A Century of Demographic Ageing in Arctic Canada (1950–2050). Journal of Population Ageing 12 (1): 25-50. DOI:10.1007/s12062-017-9211-5.
Kuil L, Carr G, Prskawetz A, Salinas JL, Viglione A, & Blöschl G (2019). Learning from the Ancient Maya: Exploring the Impact of Drought on Population Dynamics. Ecological Economics 157: 1-16. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.10.018.
Kebede E, Goujon A ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4125-6857, & Lutz W (2019). Stalls in Africa’s fertility decline partly result from disruptions in female education. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: e201717288. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1717288116.
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