Keeping up with the breaking news in demography
Sunday, October 21, 2018
The Second Demographic Transition Comes to America
The Washington Post recently published a widely retweeted story (at least among demographers!) about the continued decline in fertility in ...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Tanzania Expels Pregnant Girls From Schools
Scarcely more than a month ago I blogged about the President of Tanzania telling women that they should stop using birth control. Their job...
Saturday, October 13, 2018
The Power of Plants to Save the Planet
The new UN report on the quickness with which climate change will dramatically our lives has attracted more attention than I was worried it...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Demographics of Global Climate Change
I'm sure that you've seen the report that came out this week from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
Monday, October 8, 2018
The Demographic Power of the Potato--UPDATED
The European "discovery" of the Americas was amazingly consequential in demographic terms. I discuss this in my text, of course, b...
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