Population and Just Societies Program scientists will present and discuss latest IIASA research at the virtual International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) International Population Conference.     

The IUSSP International Population Conference is the world’s largest international scientific conference on population and demography. The conference brings together researchers, policymakers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and from across the globe, to present and discuss the latest research on a broad range of contemporary population issues. The virtual conference will offer around-the-clock sessions to enable participants from around the world to present new research and meet with colleagues.

IIASA contributions at the IUSSP

 • Monday, 6 December 2021

Session 9 Education, Human Capital and Demography, 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

China's low fertility may not hinder future prosperity. • Guillaume Marois, Stuart Gietel-Basten, Wolfgang Lutz

Poster Session 3, 15:00 - 16:30 UTC

Patterns and Trends in Adolescent Fertility Across Municipalities in Nepal Between 2011 and 2016 • Charlotte Greenbaum, Samir KC, Hari Dhonju, Toshiko Kaneda

Session 32 Impact of COVID-19 on Human Capital and the Labour Force, 16:00 - 17:30 UTC

The impact of COVID-19 on adult skills: Estimation and projection of skills-adjusted human capital, 1970-2050 • Caner Özdemir, Claudia ReiterDilek Yildiz,  Anne Goujon, Wolfgang Lutz

Poster Session 5, 17:00 - 18:30 UTC

Understand the Rural-Urban Patterns of Under-Five Mortality by Mother’s Education in India: A Trend Analysis of Four National Family Health Surveys from 1992-92 to 2016-15 • Moradhvaj Dhakad, Samir KC

• Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Session 45 Migration: Diversity of contexts, 4:00 - 5:30 UTC

Comparisons in the drivers of internal migration by education. • Guy J. Abel, Aude Bernard, Raya Muttarak

Session 51 Population Ageing, Population Decline and Migration, 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Depopulation as a new population policy challenge • Wolfgang Lutz, Nicholas Gailey

How can migration, workforce participation, and education balance the cost of aging in Europe? • Guillaume Marois, Alain Bélanger, Wolfgang Lutz 

• Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Session 102 Impact of Environmental Factors on Population Health and Wellbeing (II), 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Chair: Raya Muttarak

Session 106 Gender Disparities and Disadvantage: Perspectives from India, 10:00 - 11:30 UTC

The puzzling decline of female labor force participation in India and its prospects: an age-period-cohort approach • Balhasan Ali, Guillaume Marois 

Poster Session 15, 17:00 - 18:30 UTC

Evidence of adult age mortality by educational attainment in India • Dilek Yildiz, Moradhvaj Dhakad, Samir KC

Poster Session 14, 13:00 - 14:30 UTC

Bayesian Poisson Regression for Reconstructing Fertility Rates • Afua Durowaa-Boateng, Dilek Yildiz 

• Thursday, 9 December 2021

Session 144 Spatial and Social Patterns of Fertility, 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Education and urban-rural differentials in fertility in developing countries – does residence matter? • Saroja Adhikari, Samir KC, Michaela Potancokova

Session 170 Understanding Migration: Applying New Data and Methods, 16:00 - 17:30 UTC

Chair: Guy J. Abel

Session 173 Population Shifts and Environmental Change: Past Trends, Current Conditions and Future Scenarios, 20:00 - 21:30 UTC

Demographic Change Under Climate Change: Projecting the Future Health(Care) Burden From Heat Waves in the Metropolitan Area of Vienna, Austria • Erich Striessnig, Roman Hoffmann,  Anna Renner, Ingrid Setz,  Leora Courtney-Wolfman, Raya Muttarak

• Friday, 10 December 2021 

Session 183 Measurement of Mortality and Causes of Death, 8:00 - 9:30 UTC

Bayesian reconstruction of multi-state mortality • Andrea Tamburini, Dilek Yildiz

Session 206 Tools for Working with, Estimating and Visualising Migration Data in R, 10:00 - 11:30 UTC

Training Session • Guy J. Abel

Session 189 Population and Development: Human Capital Perspectives, 12:00 - 13:30 UTC

Labour force projections in India until 2060 and implications for the demographic dividend • Guillaume Marois, Ekaterina Zhelenkova, Balhasan Ali

Session 192 Human Capital and Sustainable Human Wellbeing. A New Focus on Subjective Well-Being, 14:00 - 15:30 UTC

Wolfgang Lutz

Please note that time is indicated as UTC (CET-01:00).

For more information about this conference please visit the event website. The full program can be viewed here.