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This book provides a demographic profile of the Syrian diaspora into Europe and identifies the issue of forced migration as a separate and increasingly salient topic within the more general field of migration research.  It describes the progressive increase in numbers of Syrian refugees in different European countries during recent years and gives a demographic profile of the Syrian refugee population. [...]
This volume, edited by Richard Breen and Walter Müller, examines the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility in the United States and Europe during the twentieth century. [...]
by Petra de Jong, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)
Petra de Jong used a mixed-methods approach to investigate the factors influencing people’s willingness to migrate and whether the receiving country's welfare system can influence individual migration decisions. She found no support for the "welfare magnet hypothesis" in the specific case of labour migrants, though her findings suggest that a generous welfare system in the country of origin can help encourage potential out-migrants to stay. [...]
Spatial Demography (Springer Nature) is soliciting manuscripts for a forthcoming special issue entitled “The Spatial Dimensions of Race and Racial Inequality”. The deadline for full submissions is 31st May, 2020. [...]
‘New Visions for Gender Equality 2019’ contains essays from seventeen experts from across the EU, grouped loosely around four broad thematic areas of making the case for equality; work-life balance, not a women’s affair; inequalities, discrimination and welfare; and power relations in society. Each author explores the current issues, identifies emerging thinking, and points out possible new policy directions in relation to the topic. [...]
The Barcelona Summer School of Demography (BSSD), based at the Centre for Demographic Studies (CED), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, offers a four-week course in R. [...]
A comprehensive introduction to modern applied statistical genetic data analysis, accessible to those without a background in molecular biology or genetics, by Melinda C. Mills, Nicola Barban, and Felix C. Tropf. [...]
The Vienna Yearbook of Population Research features peer-reviewed research articles addressing population trends as well as a broad range of theoretical and methodological issues in population research. This Special Issue on Population Ageing and Intergenerational Redistribution sheds light on the ways in which the families and governments of Europe draw on the earnings of the working-age population to support both children and the elderly. [...]
The main aims of this week-long course, hosted by the ERC Bayesian Agent-based Population Studies project team, are to familiarise the participants with the most recent advances in building, analysing and documenting agent-based models of social processes. [...]
The ECPR General Conference remains Europe's largest annual gathering of political scientists; attracting more than 2,000 global scholars at all stages of their career. With around 500 Panels across approximately 70 Sections, the academic programme covers the breadth of political science; developed and delivered by high-profile members of the profession. [...]

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