Tomas Sobotka and EURREP group’s research on childlessness trends has featured in the article “The rise of childlessness” published in The Economist on 27 July 2017.
The article “Has childlessness peaked in Europe?” published by Éva Beaujouan and colleagues in Population and Societies No. 540 had a extensive coverage in media (especially in France). The topic was covered for instance by
In the article “Europe’s (lack of) migration problem” by Laurens Cerulus, Politico (28 December 2016) featured graphs presenting WIC projections of population trends in six European countries until 2050. The data come the European Population Datasheet 2016.
Der Standard, Die Presse and Science ORF.at have featured the article “Childlessness Trends in Twentieth-Century Europe: Limited Link to Growing Educational Attainment” by Éva Beaujouan, Zuzanna Brzozowska and Kryštof Zeman, published in Population Studies (Online first 21 August 2016).
“Höhere Bildung von Frauen hat wenig Einfluss auf Kinderlosigkeit”, Der Standard, 23 August 2016
“Studie: Weiblich, gebildet, kinderlos?”, Die Presse, 24 August 2016
“Die sozialen Ursachen der Kinderlosigkeit”, Science ORF.at, 23 August 2016
In the article In France, second unions now more resilient than first (July 18, 2016) the NIUSSP summarises Eva Beaujouan’s study on the stability of second unions which was published in the European Journal of Populaton earlier this year (Online first, March 10, 2016).
In an interview given to the Newsmaker (10 May 2016) Tomas Sobotka argues that economic prosperity and stable labour market are important for fertility decisions. He also calls for a reorientation of family policies in Eastern Europe from focusing on numbers of children towards focusing on health, education, and well-being of the coming generations. Read (in Russian)
In the article “These Countries Now Have a Historic Imbalance of Men to Women” (Broadly.vice.com, 1 June 2016), Tomáš Sobotka comments on the shifting sex ratio in some European countries. Read
Tomáš Sobotka gave an interview to ÖRF 1 aired in the MIttagjournal under the title “Bevölkerung in Europa wächst” on 31 August 2016. Listen to the programme.
Eva Beajouan gave an interview to the newspaper Ouest France on 19/20 March 2016.
Partly based on an interview with T. Sobotka, the article Die vergessene “Völkerwanderung” (The forgotten migration) by Jürgen Streihammer (Die Presse, 30 May 2016) covers massive migration from the East to the West of Europe, which has formed the strongest migration stream in Europe after 1989. Read