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.
Ageing Europe — 2019 edition
Eurostat, 18 October 2019.
Population ageing is likely to have a considerable impact on most aspects of society and the economy, including housing, healthcare and social protection, labour markets, the demand for goods and services, macroeconomic and fiscal sustainability, family structures and intergenerational ties.
Teenagers’ career aspirations and the future of work
Anthony Mann, Vanessa Denis, Andreas Schleicher, Hamoon Ekhtiari, Terralynn Forsyth, Elvin Liu and Nick Chambers - OECD, January 2020.
With young people staying in education longer than ever and the labour market automating with unprecedented speed, students need help to make sense of the world of work.
Midlife work and women’s long-term health and mortality
According to this study, consistent work earlier in life continues to predict improved health and longevity
over many years as women enter late life.
Gender inequality, work hours and the future of work
Ariane Hegewisch and Valerie Lacarte - , 14 November 2019.
Based on analysis of the US Current Population Survey, the report presents trends in hours worked during the last forty years for workers ages 25 to 64.
Global Childhood Report 2019
Save the Children, December 2019.
Children born today have a better chance than at any time in history to
grow up healthy, educated and protected, with the opportunity to reach
their full potential.
Camilla Nystrand, Inna Feldman, Pia Enebrink and Filipa Sampaio - Plos One, 2 December 2019.
Parenting interventions are cost-effective in the longer run in comparison to a waitlist control.
Solutions to support student parents and their children
Alex Camardelle and Jennifer Lee - Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 13 December 2019.
A parent’s educational level can be a strong predictor of their child’s own educational success and economic outcomes.