Parenting Today in Victoria
Parenting Research Centre, May 2017.
The Parenting Today in Victoria survey is the most comprehensive look at the concerns, needs and behaviours of parents in that part of Australia ever conducted.
Global employment trends for youth 2017
ILO, 20 November 2017.
This report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world and shows where progress has or has not been made.
Care homes for older Europeans
Daniel Molinuevo and Robert Anderson - Eurofound, 28 November 2017.
With people living longer, the need for affordable care of high quality to support Europe’s population increases. This report examines services in the public and private sectors, how they differ in the services they provide in terms of the quality, accessibility and efficiency of services.
Cross-mediterranean undocumented migration to Europe
Philippe Fargues - International Organization for Migration, 2017.
This report reviews available evidence on trans-Mediterranean irregular migration to Europe along various routes going back to the 1970s, particularly on the magnitude of the flows, the evolution of sea routes to Southern Europe, the characteristics of migrants, the extent to which one can separate between economic and forced movements, and mortality during the sea journey.
On the pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa
David Shapiro and Andrew Hinde - Demographic Research, November 2017.
Comparative pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa, relative to Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Northern Africa.
Parenting styles and sedentary time in children
K. E. Van der Geest, S. Y. M. Mérelle, G. Rodenburg, D. Van de Mheen and C. M. Renders - BioMedical Centre, November 2017.
Researchers in the Netherlands analysed whether parenting styles are associated with physical activity and sedentary screen time in Dutch children.
Emotional problems among recent immigrants and parenting status
Dillon T. Browne, Aarti Kumar, Sofia Puente-Duran, Katholiki Georgiades, George Leckie and Jennifer Jenkins - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, April 2017.
This study examines predictors of emotional problems amongst a nationally representative cohort of recent immigrants in Canada. Specifically, the effects of parenting status were examined given the association between parenting stress and mental health.
Healthy grandparenthood: how long is it, and how has it changed?
Rachel Margolis1 and Laura Wright - National Center for Biotechnology Information, 10 October 2017.
Using US and Canadian data, this study examines changes in the length of healthy grandparenthood during years when grandparenthood was postponed, health improved, and mortality declined.
World Population Ageing 2017 Highlights
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, October 2017.
This publication presents the highlights of the World Population Ageing 2017 report. It summarizes the key trends in population ageing drawn from the latest estimates and projections of population by age and sex.
The CS Family 1000
Credit Suisse Research Institute, September 2017.
This study shows that family-owned companies tend to outperform their non-family-owned peers. This overall finding holds true for all regions, all sectors, and all company sizes.