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    Welcome to Interface Demography
    The research group on population issues
    of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
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    Breaking barriers
    Creating unique databases for
    high level demographic research.
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    Crossing boundaries
    Studying demography with strong links
    to epidemiology and geography.

Recent News

Welcome to the new ID-website. By this means we hope to better inform you about our research topics, publications, events and much more. Feel free to browse around!
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November 13, 2014

New article on premature mortality in Belgium by Fran├žoise Renard, Jean Tafforeau and Patrick Deboosere published in the Archives of Public Health.
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November 25, 2014

New article on contemporary employment arrangements and mental well-being in men and women by Deborah De Moortel, Hadewijch Vandenheede and Christophe Vanroelen published in the International Journal for Equity in Health.
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November 03, 2014

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Recent Publications

Hannelore De Grande, David Hercot & Hadewijch Vandenheede (2014), The health profile of young persons in the Brussels-Capital Region. A focus on social inequalities in the transition to adulthood, Interface Demography Working Paper 2014-1, Vakgroep SOCI, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. [Summary, discussion & conclusion also available in Dutch and in French]

Hadewijch Vandenheede (2014), Commentary: Trends in inequalities in premature mortality: a study of 3.2 million deaths in 13 European countries, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. DOI:10.1136/jech-2014-204450

Hannelore De Grande, Hadewijch Vandenheede & Patrick Deboosere (2014), Trends in young-adult mortality between the 1990s and the 2000s in urban and non-urban areas in Belgium: The role of a changing educational composition in overall mortality decline, Health & Place, 30, 61-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2014.08.003

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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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Upcoming Events

European Population Issues Series: Why is European fertility so low?
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European Population Issues Series: Gender gaps in education in comparative perspective
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European Population Issues Series: Health expectancy: progression achieved and challenges ahead
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