Tag Archives: population aging

Can cash transfers increase fertility rates?

Most developed countries with relatively high fertility rates around replacement level (2,1 children per women), like France or the Nordic countries, have a comprehensive mix of different family policy instruments. The reason why these countries have been experiencing a re-increase … Continue reading

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7 billion human beings: Why gender equality matters more than ever!

The United Nations Population Division estimates that the world’s population reached 7 billion around October 31, 2011. This milestone has an important impact on the worldwide economic and social equilibrium.  Gender equality represents a major factor allowing countries to bear … Continue reading

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