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Demographic ageing and what it actually means

Ageing may mean several different things. I thought I’d write a short memo to describe what it means when someone says that societies are demographically ageing. 438 more words

A fatal custom: India's gendered demographic

`Better 500 rupees today than 500,000 rupees tomorrow’ extolled a 1980s advert for India’s sex determination clinics, which parents visit in hope their baby is a boy. 1,174 more words

Border fences make unequal neighbors

There is one similarity between the Israel/Gaza crisis and the U.S. unaccompanied child immigrant crisis: National borders enforcing social inequality. When unequal populations are separated, the disparity creates social pressure at the border. 471 more words

In The News

Half the world’s population lives in six countries

More than 7.2 billion people exist in the world today with half the global population residing in just six countries, United Nations data show.

China and India have some of the biggest populations with more than 1 billion people each. 106 more words

A Closer Look

Three main global trends that will shape the future: key findings for Romania

The Romanian CEOs think there are three main global trends that will impact their companies in the next few years, according to the 17th edition of the PwC Global CEO Survey. 290 more words

Governance, Risk And Compliance

Are Modern Westernized Societies Best? : A Comparative Analysis of the Demographic Transition of Sweden and Ethiopia

Population growth and change are both vital indicators or determinants as to anticipate future growth and how they will affect a region both economically, geographically, and culturally. 3,023 more words