The European Demographic Research Papers are a series of occasional working papers on comparative and all-European issues, that have been published by the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences from 2003 to 2013. These working papers received only limited review.


Contact Person: Maria Rita Testa    


2013

European Demographic Research Paper 1:
Marc Luy and Christian Wegner-Siegmundt. 2013.

The Impact of Smoking and Other Non-biological Factors on Sex Differences in Life Expectancy in Europe.


2012

European Demographic Research Paper 4:
Bruno Arpino and Valeria Bordone. 2012.
Does grandparenting pay off? The effect of childcare on grandparents’ cognitive functioning.


European Demographic Research Paper 3:
Maria Rita Testa. 2012.
Women's fertility intentions and level of education: why are they positively correlated in Europe?


European Demographic Research Paper 2:
Maria Rita Testa. 2012.
Family Sizes in Europe:Evidence from the 2011 Eurobarometer Survey.


European Demographic Research Paper 1:
Bilal F. Barakat and Rachel E. Durham. 2012.
Unskilled Mayors and Graduate Farmers-Educational Fertility Differentials by Occupational Status and Industry in Six European Countries.


2011

European Demographic Research Paper 4:
John Bongaarts and Tomáš Sobotka. 2011.
Demographic explanation for the recent rise in European fertility: Analysis based on the tempo and parity-adjusted total fertility.


European Demographic Research Paper 3:
Dalkhat M. Ediev. 2011.
A note on the compression of mortality.

European Demographic Research Paper 2:
Tomáš Sobotka, Kryštof Zeman, Ron Lesthaeghe, Tomas Frejka. 2011.
Postponement and Recuperation in Cohort Fertility: New Analytical and Projection Methods and their Application.

European Demographic Research Paper 1:
Prepared by Tomáš Sobotka. 2011.
Reproductive Decision-Making in a Macro-Micro Perspective (REPRO) Synthesis and Policy Implications.


2010

European Demographic Research Paper 4:
Maria Rita Testa. 2010.
Child-number and child-timing intentions in a micro-macro European framework.


European Demographic Research Paper 3:
Maria Iacovou and Lara Patrício Tavares. 2010.
Yearning, Learning and Conceding: (Some of) the Reasons People Change their Childbearing Intentions

European Demographic Research Paper 2:
Dimiter Philipov and Julia Schuster. 2010.
Effect of Migration on Population Size and Age Composition in Europe.

European Demographic Research Paper 1:
Dalkhat M. Ediev. 2010.
Life Expectancy in Developed Countries Is Higher Than Conventionally Estimated. Implications from Improved Measurement of Human Longevity


2009

European Demographic Research Paper 4:
Tomáš Sobotka and Wolfgang Lutz. 2009.
Misleading Policy Messages from the Period TFR: Should We Stop Using It?

European Demographic Research Paper 3:
Marc Luy . 2009.
Estimating Mortality Differentials in Developed Populations from Survey Information on Maternal and Paternal Orphanhood.
Supplement to the European Demographic Research Papers 3.

European Demographic Research Paper 2:
Marija Mamolo and Sergei Scherbov. 2009.
Population Projections for Forty-Four European Countries: The Ongoing Population Ageing.

European Demographic Research Paper 1:
Dimiter Philipov, Olivier Thévenon, Jane Klobas, Laura Bernardi, and Aart C. Liefbroer. 2009.
Reproduction Decision-Making in a Macro-Micro Perspective (REPRO) State-of-the-Art Review.


2008

European Demographic Research Papers 3:
Ediev, Dalkhat. 2008.
On the Theory of Distortions of Period Estimates of the Quantum Caused by the Tempo Changes.


European Demographic Research Papers 2:
Scherbov, Sergei, Marija Mamolo, and Wolfgang Lutz. 2008.
Probabilistic Population Projections for the 27 EU Member Countries Based on Eurostat Projections.
Projection results (in Excel)

European Demographic Research Papers 1:
Engelhardt, Henriette, Isabella Buber, Vegard Skirbekk, and Alexia Prskawetz. 2008.
Social Engagement, Behavioural Risks and Cognitive Functioning Among the Age


2007

European Demographic Research Papers 3:
Thornton, Arland, Dimiter Philipov. 2007.
Developmental Idealism and Family and Demographic Change in Central and Eastern Europe.

European Demographic Research Papers 2:
Vitali, Agnese, Francesco C. Billari, Alexia Prskawetz, and Maria Rita Testa. 2007.
Preference Theory and Low Fertility: A Comparative Perspective.

European Demographic Research Papers 1:
Ediev, Dalkhat, David Coleman and Sergei Scherbov. 2007.
Migration as a Factor of Population Reproduction.


2006

European Demographic Research Papers 3:
Buber, Isabella and Henriette Engelhardt. 2006.
Children and Mental Health of Elderly.

European Demographic Research Papers 2:
Mamolo, Marija and Sergei Scherbov. 2006.
Population Projections for non EU / non EFTA Countries in Europe.

European Demographic Research Papers 1:
Scherbov, Sergei and Marija Mamolo. 2006.
Probabilistic Population Projections for the EU-25.


2005

European Demographic Research Papers 4:
Lutz, Wolfgang, Vegard Skirbekk, and Maria Rita Testa. 2005.
The Low Fertility Trap Hypothesis: Forces that may lead to further postponemaent and fewer births in Europe.

European Demographic Research Papers 3:
Sanderson, Warren C. and Sergei Scherbov. 2005.
A New Perspective on Population Ageing.

European Demographic Research Papers 2:
Sobotka, Tomáš, Wolfgang Lutz, and Dimiter Philipov. 2005.
»Missing Births«: Decomposing the Declining Number of Births in Europe into Tempo, Quantum, and Age Structure Effects.

European Demographic Research Papers 1:
Engelhardt, Henriette and Alexia Prskawetz. 2005.
A Pooled Time-Series Analysis on the Relation Between Fertility and Female Employment.


2004

European Demographic Research Papers 4:
Testa, Maria Rita and Leonardo Grilli. 2004.
The effects of childbearing regional contexts on ideal family size in Europe: a multilevel analysis.

European Demographic Research Papers 3:
Billari, Francesco C. and Dimiter Philipov. 2004.
Education and the transition to motherhood: a comparative analysis of Western Europe.

European Demographic Research Papers 2:
Lutz, Wolfgang and Vegard Skirbekk. 2004.
How would »tempo policies« work? Exploring the effect of school reforms on period fertility in Europe.

European Demographic Research Papers 1:
Prskawetz, Alexia, Barbara Zagaglia, Thomas Fent, and Vegard Skirbekk. 2004.
Decomposing the Change in Labour Force Indicators over Time.


2003

European Demographic Research Papers 4:
Winkler-Dworak, Maria and Henriette Engelhardt. 2003.
On the Tempo and Quantum of First Marriages in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland: Changes in Mean Age and Variance.

European Demographic Research Papers 3:
Lutz, Wolfgang and Sergei Scherbov. 2003.
Will Population Ageing Necessarily Lead to an Increase in the Number of Persons with Disabilities? Alternative Scenarios for the European Union.

European Demographic Research Papers 2:
Goldstein, Joshua, Wolfgang Lutz, and Maria Rita Testa. 2003.
The Emergence of Sub-Replacement Family Size Ideals in Europe.

European Demographic Research Papers 1:
Lutz, Wolfgang and Sergei Scherbov. 2003.
Can Immigration Compensate for Europe's Low Fertility?