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Employment status and mortality in the context of high and low regional unemployment levels in Belgium (2001–2011): A test of the social norm hypothesis across educational levels.

Employment status and mortality in the context of high and low regional unemployment levels in Belgium (2001–2011): A test of the social norm hypothesis across educational levels.

In a newly published article in PLOS ONE, Deborah De Moortel, Paulien Hagedoorn, Christophe Vanroelen and Sylvie Gadeyne investigate the relation between employment status and mortality.. Read More →
Projected Population, Inequality and Social Expenditures: The Case of Flanders

Projected Population, Inequality and Social Expenditures: The Case of Flanders

In a newly published article in the International Journal of Microsimulation, Rembert De Blander, Ingrid Schockaert, André Decoster and Patrick Deboosere investigate the budgetary and distributional efects.. 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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