26 August 2013 - 31 August 2013
Busan, Republic of Korea

XXVII International Population Conference of the IUSSP

World Population representation at the IUSSP Population Conference

The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population promotes the scientific study of population, encourages exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulates interest in population issues. This years' Population Conference takes place from 26 to 31 August 2013 in Busan. The World Population Program is represented with a great number of researchers and variety of topics, giving presentations, featuring posters, chairing sessions and functioning as discussants.

Session 020: Global migration trends and determinants
Innovations in International Migration for use in Global Population Projections (Nikola Sander, Guy Abel, Samir KC)

Session 022: Labour force participation and productivity at older ages (Chair, Vegard Skirbekk)

Session 062: Intergenerational transfers over time and space
Reallocation of resources across age in a comparative European setting (Bernhard Hammer, Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Inga Freund)

Session 086: New techniques for estimating migration
Estimating Global Migration Flow Tables Using Place of Birth Data (Guy Abel)

Session 093: Demographic windows of opportunity and economic growth
Age Structure, Education and Economic Growth (Wolfgang Lutz)

Session 115: Subjective Health of Older Population
Do subjective health measures predict cognitive and physical health among older adults globally? (Daniela Weber, Vegard Skirbekk)

Session 139: Macro and Micro Perspectives on Education/Fertility Dynamics
Fostering the Human Resource Base for Sustainable Development: Toward a 21st Century Population Policy Paradigm (Wolfgang Lutz)

Session 183: The economics of population ageing (Chair, Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz)

Quantifying policy tradeoffs to support aging populations (Warren Sanderson, Sergei Scherbov, Marija Mamolo)

Labor Force Projections for India and China by Age, Sex, and Highest Level of Educational Attainment, 2010 to 2060 (Elke Loichinger)

Session 201: Population and socioeconomic scenarios for climate change research
The human core of the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways: Population scenarios by age, sex and level of education for all countries (Samir K.C., Wolfgang Lutz)

Session 203: Religion and ideology in demographic analysis
Buddhism and childbearing in Asia (Vegard Skirbekk, Setsuya Fukuda, Thomas Spoorenberg, Marcin Stonawski, Conrad Hackett)

Global Religious Demography: New Population Estimates and Age Data (Conrad Hackett, Marcin Stonawski, Vegard Skirbekk, Brian J. Grim)

Session 206: Methods for projecting fertility
Comparative importance of the fertility model, the total fertility, the mean age and the standard deviation of age at childbearing in population projections (Dalkhat Ediev)

Session 229: Economic development and population ageing
After the flood: the advantages of demographic change - Fewer, older, smarter, and healthier? (Fanny Kluge, Emilio Zagheni, Elke Loichinger, Tobias C Vogt)

Session 230: Fertility related methods
Fertility scenarios for high fertility countries in the IIASA/Oxford education projections (Regina Fuchs, Anne Goujon, Wolfgang Lutz)

Session 261: Investing in people. Challenges for population policies in times of crisis
Investing in older people: challenges and priorities (Vegard Skirbekk)

Session 262: Impacts of environmental and climate change on health and mortality (Chair, Wolfgang Lutz)

Session 277: Risk mapping (Chair, Wolfgang Lutz)

Session 284: Population and the environment (Chair, Wolfgang Lutz)

Effects of the 2010 Droughts and Floods on Community Welfare in Rural Thailand: Differential Effects of Village Educational Attainment (Alessandra Garbero, Raya Muttarak)

Session 293: The consequences of an ageing workforce
Labor Force Projections for Europe by Age, Sex, and Highest Level of Educational Attainment, 2008 to 2053 (Elke Loichinger)

Ageing Dynamics of a Human-Capital-Specific Population: the Case of Italy (Dimiter Philipov, Anne Goujon, Paola Di Giulio, Dalkhat Ediev)

Can demographically caused cognitive decline in China and India be offset by investments in education? (Marcin Stonawski, Vegard Skirbekk)

Session 299: Demographic transition in Asia
Education and Human Capital in the Asian Region (Samir K.C.)

Session 171: Poster Session on Fertility (2)
4. Differential fertility by level of Education in DHS Countries (Samir K.C., Michaela Potancokova)

5. Do Egalitarian Societies Boost Fertility? (Gustav Feichtinger, Alexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Andrea Seidl, Christa Simon, Stefan Wrzaczek)

Session 174: Poster Session for Education and labour force
2. A global perspective on cognitive function and educational attainment (Daniela Weber)

Session 240: Poster Session on Demographic methods and data
16. Good Data on Educational Attainment Is Hard to Find: The Story behind the WIC-2012 Dataset (Michaela Potancokova, Anne Goujon, Ramon Bauer, Samir K.C.)

22. Multi-State Back-Projection of the World Population by Age, Sex and Education for 2010-1960: Method, Data, Validation  (Samir K.C., Michaela Potancokova, Ramon Bauer, Anne Goujon, Erich Striessnig, Jana Vobecká)

23. New set of population projections by age, sex, and educational attainment for 170 countries of the world: methods and challenges  (Samir K.C., Erich Striessnig)

24. Private Households in Turkey: Big Changes Ahead (Dalkhat Ediev, Sutay Yavuz, M. Murat Yücesahin)

Session 244: Poster Session on Marriage and union formation, families and households (2)
7. Intergenerational transmission of attitudes towards the family: the role of family size (Valeria Bordone, Michael Murphy, Vegard Skirbekk)

13. Trends and patterns of religious intermarriage in Austria (1971-2001): The role of secularization and demographic changes (Raya Muttarak, Maria Rita Testa)

Session 247: Poster Session on Population and the environment (Chair, Wolfgang Lutz)

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