© - VID
© - VID

The European Demographic Research Papers are a series of occasional working papers on comparative and all-European issues, published by the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2003. These working papers receive 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?