The fertility gap in Europe and the United States
Eva Beaujouan1 and Caroline Berghammer - Population Research and Policy Review, 25 February 2019.
The gap is largest among highly
educated women in most countries studied and the educational gradient varies by
region, most distinctively for childlessness.
Adverse childhood experiences
Lotte C. Houtepen, Jon Heron, Matthew J. Suderman, Abigail Fraser, Catherine R. Chittleborough, and Laura D. Howe - Stellenbosch University, 2 March 2020.
Experiencing multiple adverse childhood experiences is a risk factor for many adverse outcomes. This study explores them with educational attainment and adolescent health and the role of family and socioeconomic factors in these associations.
Women make gains in the workplace
Rkesh Kochhar - Pew Research Center, 20 January 2020.
In the US, the gender wage gap narrows as women move into high-skill jobs and acquire more education.
Assessment of COVID-19’s impact on small and medium-sized enterprises
Jennifer Bouey - RAND Corporation, 10 March 2020.
Epidemic patterns in China, China’s actions, and the combined impact on China“s economy in three stages.
Parenting and personality disorder
Kayla R. Steele, Michelle L. Townsend and Brin F. S. Grenyer - PLoS ONE, 1 October 2019.
Evidence on the relationship between maladaptive parenting (including childhood maltreatment, abuse and neglect) and personality disorder, assisting clinical decision-makers to translate this research into clinical policy and practice.
Demographic outlook for the European Union 2020
European Parliamentary Research Service, March 2020.
The European economy, the labour market, social protection, but also intergenerational fairness, healthcare, pensions, the environment, and food and nutrition are all driven by demography.
World Social Report 2020: Inequality in a rapidly changing world
Division for Inclusive Social Development of the United Nations UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
The Report examines the impact of four such megatrends on inequality: technological innovation, climate change, urbanization and international migration.
No genetic contribution to variation
in human offspring sex ratio
Brendan P. Zietsch, Hasse Walum, Paul Lichtenstein, Karin J. H. Verweij
and Ralf Kuja-Halkola - University of Queensland in Australia, 31 January 2020.
Families aren’t prone to birthing one sex over another — it’s all up to chance.
Demographic Scenarios for the EU
European Union, April 2019.
Who will live and work in Europe in the coming decades? How many, and with what skills?
The virtues and downsides of online dating
Monica Anderson, Emily A. Vogels and Erica Turner - Pew Research Center, 6 February 2020.
A majority of online daters say their overall experience was positive, but many users –particularly younger women– report being harassed or sent explicit messages on these platforms.