Latest POP Publications

IIASA's World Population Program documents the results of its research either in its own publications or in high level external media, ranging from peer-reviewed journals to commercial books. 

Sanchez-Romero M, Lee RD, & Fürnkranz-Prskawetz A (2020). Redistributive effects of different pension systems when longevity varies by socioeconomic status. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 17: e100259. DOI:10.1016/j.jeoa.2020.100259.

Bora J (2020). Factors explaining regional variation in under-five mortality in India: An evidence from NFHS-4. Health & Place 64: e102363. DOI:10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102363.

Weber D & Scherbov S (2020). Prospects of activity limitations among older adults in 23 low and middle income countries. Scientific Reports 10 (1) DOI:10.1038/s41598-020-67166-4.

Gietel-Basten S, Mau V, Scherbov S , & Shulgin S (2020). The Gender Gap in Reaching “Old Age” in the Russian Federation: A Regional Approach. Journal of Aging & Social Policy: 1-11. DOI:10.1080/08959420.2020.1777823. (In Press)

Tyrovolas S, Panaretos D, Daskalopoulou C, Gine-Vazquez I, Niubo AS, Olaya B, Bobak M, Prince Ma, et al. (2020). Alcohol Drinking and Health in Ageing: A Global Scale Analysis of Older Individual Data through the Harmonised Dataset of ATHLOS. Nutrients 12 (6): e1746. DOI:10.3390/nu12061746.

Sobotka T, Brzozowska Z, Muttarak R , Zeman K, & di Lego V (2020). Age, gender and COVID-19 infections. medRxiv DOI:10.1101/2020.05.24.20111765. (Submitted)

KC S, Mishra R, Mishra R, & Shukla A (2020). Community COVID-19 Vulnerability Index in India. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-007

Reiter C, Özdemir C, Yildiz D, Goujon A , Guimaraes R , & Lutz W (2020). The Demography of Skills-Adjusted Human Capital. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-006

Sanmartin MX, Ali MM, Lynch S, & Aktas A (2020). Association Between State-Level Criminal Justice–Focused Prenatal Substance Use Policies in the US and Substance Use–Related Foster Care Admissions and Family Reunification. JAMA Pediatrics DOI:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.1027. (In Press)

Ghislandi S, Muttarak R , Sauerberg M, & Scotti B (2020). News from the front: Estimation of excess mortality and life expectancy in the major epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy. medRxiv DOI:10.1101/2020.04.29.20084335. (Submitted)

Marois G , Muttarak R , & Scherbov S (2020). Assessing the potential impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-005

Marois G & Potančoková M (2020). Scenarios of labour force participation and employment integration of immigrants in the EU: demographic perspective. Publications Office of the European Union

Goujon A , Marois G , & Sabourin P (2020). Deriving Niger’s Demographic and Education Future to 2062 with Stakeholders: Which Results? Population Research and Policy Review DOI:10.1007/s11113-020-09582-y.

Goujon A , Wazir A, & Gailey N (2020). Pakistan: A population giant falling behind in its demographic transition. Population and Societies 576 (04/20)

Sanchez-Romero Miguel & Fürnkranz-Prskawetz A (2020). The Impact of Reducing the Pension Generosity on Inequality and Schooling. De Economist DOI:10.1007/s10645-020-09359-w.

Crespo Cuaresma J, Danylo O, Fritz S, Hofer M, Kharas H, & Laso Bayas JC (2020). What do we know about poverty in North Korea? Palgrave Communications 6 (1): e40. DOI:10.1057/s41599-020-0417-4.

Balachandran A, James KS, van Wissen L, KC S, & Janssen F (2020). Can changes in education alter future population ageing in Asia and Europe? Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, Working Paper no.: 2020/02

Loichinger E & Weber D (2020). Combining Working Life and Health Expectancies. In: International Handbook of Health Expectancies. pp. 249-261 Cham, Switzerland: Springer. ISBN 978-3-030-37666-610.1007/978-3-030-37668-0_18.

Marois G & Aktas A (2020). Projecting health trajectories in Europe using microsimulation. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-004

Vézina S & Belanger A (2020). Are large surveys of adult literacy skills as comparable over time as we think? Large-scale Assessments in Education 8 (1) DOI:10.1186/s40536-020-00080-3.

Ghislandi S, Muttarak R , & Shaikh M (2020). Empowering girls, delaying marriage: Exploring the role of marital age and education on domestic violence in India. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-002

Crespo Cuaresma J, Huber F, & Onorante L (2020). Fragility and the effect of international uncertainty shocks. Journal of International Money and Finance: e102151. DOI:10.1016/j.jimonfin.2020.102151. (In Press)

Reiter C & Lutz W (2020). Survival and Years of Good Life in Finland in the very long run. Finnish Yearbook of Population Research 54: 1-27. DOI:10.23979/fypr.87148.

Hammer B, Spitzer S , Vargha L, & Istenič T (2020). The gender dimension of intergenerational transfers in Europe. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 15: e100234. DOI:10.1016/j.jeoa.2019.100234.

Spitzer S (2020). Biases in health expectancies due to educational differences in survey participation of older Europeans: It’s worth weighting for. The European Journal of Health Economics DOI:10.1007/s10198-019-01152-0. (In Press)

Hoffmann R & Muttarak R (2020). Greening through schooling: understanding the link between education and pro-environmental behavior in the Philippines. Environmental Research Letters 15 (1): e014009. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ab5ea0.

Andrijevic M, Crespo Cuaresma J, Muttarak R , & Schleussner C-F (2020). Governance in socioeconomic pathways and its role for future adaptive capacity. Nature Sustainability 3: 35-41. DOI:10.1038/s41893-019-0405-0.

Diamond-Smith N, Saikia N , Bishai D, & Canudas-Romo V (2020). What has contributed to improvements in the child sex ratio in select districts of India? A decomposition of the sex ratio at birth and child mortality. Journal of Biosocial Science 52 (1): 27-36. DOI:10.1017/S0021932019000221.

Scherbov S , Sanderson W, & Andruchowitz S (2020). Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2020. IIASA

Hynes, W., Lees, M. & Müller, J.M., eds. (2020). Systemic Thinking for Policy Making: The Potential of Systems Analysis for Addressing Global Policy Challenges in the 21st Century. Paris, France: New Approaches to Economic Challenges, OECD Publishing. ISBN 978-92-64-49456-5 DOI:10.1787/879c4f7a-en.

Abel G & Gietel-Basten S (2020). International remittance flows and the economic and social consequences of COVID-19. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space: e0308518X2093111. DOI:10.1177/0308518X20931111. (In Press)

Austrian Academy of Sciences (2020). Global Sustainable Development Goals in a Mediatized World. Vienna, Austria: Austrian Academy of Sciences. ISBN 978-3-7001-8653-3

Burns T, Lutz W, Goujon A , & KC S (2020). The Potential of Integrated Education and Population Policies. In: Systemic Thinking for Policy Making: The Potential of Systems Analysis for Addressing Global Policy Challenges in the 21st Century. pp. 91-98 Paris, France: New Approaches to Economic Challenges, OECD Publishing. ISBN 978-92-64-49456-510.1787/879c4f7a-en.

Dimitrova A & Bora J (2020). Monsoon weather and early childhood health in India. PLOS ONE 15 (4): e0231479. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0231479.

Ediev D (2020). Mortality Projection. In: Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. pp. 1-9 Cham, Switzerland: Springer. 10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_557-1.

Goujon A & Reiter C (2020). The future of the Protestant Church: Estimates for Austria and for the Provinces of Burgenland, Carinthia and Vienna. Vienna Institute of Demography

Lanzi E, Agrawala S, Dellink R, Lutz W, Zimm C , Nakicenovic N , Fritz S, & Rao N (2020). Developing Pathways to Sustainability: Fulfilling Human Needs and Aspirations while Maintaining Human Life Support Systems. In: Systemic Thinking for Policy Making: The Potential of Systems Analysis for Addressing Global Policy Challenges in the 21st Century. pp. 39-48 Paris, France: New Approaches to Economic Challenges, OECD Publishing. ISBN 978-92-64-49456-510.1787/879c4f7a-en.

Lutz W (2020). World Population Trends and the Rise of homo sapiens literata. In: Transformative Roles of Science in Society: From Emerging Basic Science Toward Solutions for People’s Wellbeing. pp. 43-67 Vatican City: Ex Aedibus Academicis in Civitate Vaticana. ISBN 978-88-7761-114-7

Marois G , Bélanger A, & Lutz W (2020). Population aging, migration, and productivity in Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: e201918988. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1918988117.

O’Neill BC, Jiang L, KC S, Fuchs R, Pachauri S , Laidllaw E, Zhang T, Zhou W, et al. (2020). The effect of education on determinants of climate change risks. Nature Sustainability DOI:10.1038/s41893-020-0512-y.

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