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Chart of the Month - May 2016

Moves from West to East: Berlin and Saxony Make the Difference

In 2014, for the first time, more people moved from Western to Eastern Germany than vice versa. This ended the Eastern German emigration trend that had persisted since reunification regarding the intra-German balance of migration. The Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) calculated these results based on German migration statistics. According to the data, moves to Western Germany have gradually subsided after high rates in the early 1990s and another spike around the turn of the millennium. Concurrently, the number of moves from West to East has consistently risen ... More

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01 Jun 2016

1st European Meeting of the Biomarker Network at the EPC: Call for Abstracts

As a side meeting of the European Population Conference, the subject of "Biomarkers for Demographic Research" will be discussed. Deadline extended: Abstracts can be submitted now until 15 June 2016. More: 1st European Meeting of the Biomarker Network at the EPC: Call for Abstracts …

Chart of the Month - May 2016

20 Apr 2016

Young Parents Work over 60 Hours per Week

Mothers of two children, one of whom does not yet go to school, spend 61 hours a week on household work and employment, on average. Of these 61 hours, 23 are spent on household chores, 17 on childcare, 15 on employment, and 7 on commuting. This data is drawn from an analysis conducted by the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) and is based on a time survey ... More

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24 Mar 2016

EPC 2016 in Mainz: Register Now

Registration for this year's European Population Conference (EPC) is now possible. The biggest European symposium for demographic research will take place in Mainz, Germany, from 31 August until 3 September 2016, and is being organised by the BiB in cooperation with the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS). More: EPC 2016 in Mainz: Register Now …

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04 Mar 2016

New Insights into the Distortions of the German GGS

Kerstin Ruckdeschel, Lenore Sauer and Robert Naderi have published an article about "reliability of retrospective event histories within the Generations and Gender Survey" in Demographic Research. More: New Insights into the Distortions of the German GGS …

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