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Parliamentary Elections in 2017: One in Two Eligible Voters is Older than 52 Years

In the forthcoming German parliamentary elections the eligible voters will be older as ever before. According to calculations of the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) in Wiesbaden, the median age of the electorate living in Germany has, for the first time, gone beyond the age of 52 years ... More

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Dr. Nikola Sander, Forschungsdirektorin „Migration und Mobilität“ am Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung seit 1. September 2017

01 Sep 2017

Nikola Sander Has Been Appointed as New Research Director at the BiB

On September 1, 2017, Dr. Nikola Sander took over the coordination of the Institute’s research activities in the area of migration and mobility. The BiB is pleased to welcome Nikola, who is an experienced migration and population researcher, as a new member of the board of directors. More: Nikola Sander Has Been Appointed as New Research Director at the BiB …

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28 Aug 2017

Parenthood Pushes Women into Unpaid Work

In Germany, couples without children are mostly living in an equal relationship. However, childbirth still reinforces the traditional gender roles of men and women. > More

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11 Jul 2017

Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) 2017

At the 13th conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) in Athens (29 August - 1 September 2017), researchers of the BiB will present their latest research results. More: Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) 2017 …

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21 Jun 2017

Women are Increasingly Contributing to Household Income

In Germany, there has been a steady growth in women’s contributions to household incomes of couples in recent years. Whereas in 1998 paid work of women only accounted for about a quarter of the net income in couple households, the share increased to more than a third until 2013. > More

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