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Death at work? Mortality and industrial employment in Belgian cities at the turn of the twentieth century

Death at work? Mortality and industrial employment in Belgian cities at the turn of the twentieth century

In a newly published article in Explorations in Economic History, Tina Van Rossem, Patrick Deboosere and Isabelle Devos reconstruct the sex- and age-specific mortality rates for the.. Read More →
Overlijdensbericht Stanley Wijewickrema

Overlijdensbericht Stanley Wijewickrema

Op 11 september 2017 overleed demograaf Stanley Wijewickrema op 91-jarige leeftijd. Stan begon zijn academische loopbaan aan de Université Catholique de Louvain, en werkte later.. Read More →
Is any job better than no job at all? Studying the relations between employment types, unemployment and subjective health in Belgium

Is any job better than no job at all? Studying the relations between employment types, unemployment and subjective health in Belgium

In a newly published article in Archives of Public Health, Karen Van Aerden, Sylvie Gadeyne and Christophe Vanroelen focus on the health impact of the labour market.. 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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