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Immigration from Non-European Countries Has Almost Doubled

In recent years, immigration to Germany from countries outside of Europe has strongly increased. As disclosed by the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) in Wiesbaden, approximately 3.8 million people from other continents such as Asia, Africa, America and Oceania immigrated between 2005 and 2015. This was almost twice as many people than a quarter of a century before ... More

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Cover of the Journal "Ageing International"

16 Feb 2017

New Insights on Bridge Employment and Physical Activity at Retirement Age

Researchers of the BiB confirm that there is a connection between working at retirement age and the quality of one's relationship. In addition, they show which activities in retirement age compete with physical activity. More: New Insights on Bridge Employment and Physical Activity at Retirement Age …

Bild zum Survey "International Mobil" - Darstellung von eilenden Menschen vor einem Bahnhof

15 Feb 2017

Data Set of "Internationally Mobile" Survey Published

A scientific use file of the data of the study "Internationally Mobile" is now available. The survey investigates the socio-structural characteristics of internationally mobile German citizens, their motivations for migration as well as the individual consequences of emigration and return migration decisions. More: Data Set of "Internationally Mobile" Survey Published …

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26 Jan 2017

Mothers of Young Children Should Work – but not for too Long

The vast majority of young adults in Germany appreciate mothers of 2-year old toddlers who pursue working careers. However, approximately 16% of the respondents oppose any kind of employment. This is the result of a survey conducted by the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB). > More

Bild Titelseite Heft 1/2017 der Zeitschrift Educational Research Review

20 Jan 2017

Do Educational Experiences in a Foreign Country Advance One's Career?

That depends. At least, this can be verified for the amount of income. The BiB researchers Stine Waibel, Dr. Heiko Rüger, Dr. Andreas Ette and Dr. Lenore Sauer analysed the current state of research for the latest issue of Educational Research Review. More: Do Educational Experiences in a Foreign Country Advance One's Career? …

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