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Reversing the Malthusian paradigm on retirement age

Reversing the Malthusian paradigm on retirement age

Patrick Deboosere and Hadewijch Vandenheede recently wrote an article about the similarities between the Malthusian approach of the population question and the the decision to increase the age.. Read More →
Social security status and mortality in Belgian and Spanish male workers

Social security status and mortality in Belgian and Spanish male workers

Research by Xavier Duran, Christophe Vanroelen, Patrick Deboosere and Fernando G. Benavides about the link between social security status and mortality in Belgian and Spanish male.. Read More →
The geographic pattern of Belgian mortality

The geographic pattern of Belgian mortality

In a new article in Archives of Public Health, Wanda Van Hemelrijck, Didier Willaert and Sylvie Gadeyne look at the geographic mortality patterns in Belgium during the period 2001-2011. More.. Read More →

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About Interface Demography

The ID research group is located at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and has a long tradition of expertise in demography-oriented data analysis (since 1977). Embedded in sociological and demographic theory, we conduct research on population issues with a focus on Belgium and Europe.

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Strategic Research Program (SRP)

Since January 1, 2013, ID’s research program has been recognised as a Strategic Research Program of the VUB with an important funding for the period 2013-2017.

The SRP project ‘Demographic challenges of the 21st century’ gathers insights acquired in the central research areas of ID to provide informed answers to some of the most pressing demographic questions in society today.

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