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22 p, 483.9 KB Agrowth instead of anti- and pro-growth : less polarization, more support for sustainability/climate policies / Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M. van den (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
An agrowth strategy, defined as being agnostic and indifferent about GDP growth, is proposed as an alternative to unconditional anti- and pro-growth strategies. It is argued that such a strategy can contribute to reducing scientific and political polarization in the long-standing debate on growth versus the environment. [...]
The Journal of population and sustainability, Vol. 3, no. 1 (2019)  
Gender egalitarianism, perceived economic insecurity, and fertility intentions in Spain : a qualitative analysis / Bueno García, Xiana (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Brinton, Mary C. (Harvard University)
Economic uncertainty contributes to low fertility in many European countries. On the other hand, greater gender equality may positively influence fertility. This paper examines how these two forces interact in Spain. [...]
2019 - 10.1080/00324728.2019.1604979
Population Studies, Vol. 73, Núm. 2 (2019) , p. 247-260  
Postindustrial fertility ideals, intentions, and gender inequality : a comparative qualitative analysis / Brinton, Mary C. ; Bueno García, Xiana ; Oláh, Livia ; Hellum, Merete
Fertility ideals remain centered on two children in most postindustrial societies, presenting a puzzle for demographers interested in very low fertility. This paper explores the conditions producing a gap between fertility ideals and intentions among young highly-educated adults in different postindustrial contexts. [...]
2018 - 10.1111/padr.12128
Population and Development Review, Vol. 44 Núm. 2 (2018)  
29 p, 533.5 KB Migration and the local transformation of overseas development aid : an analysis of migrants' access to ODA funds in Catalonia / Østergaard-Nielsen, Eva (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Ciència Política i de Dret Públic) ; Acebillo-Baqué, Míriam (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Govern i Polítiques Públiques)
This paper explores the linkages between migrant transnationality, locality, and the transformation of local government practices within the field of overseas development assistance (ODA). A growing literature critically analyses how migrants as development agents are embedded in, as well as challenge, local and transnational power hierarchies. [...]
2015 - 10.1002/psp.1940
Population, Space and Place, Vol. 22, Núm. 4 (2015) , p. 367–381  
19 p, 390.1 KB Italy and Spain : still the case of familistic welfare models? / León, Margarita (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Migliavacca, Mauro (Università degli Studi di Genova)
Italy and Spain are often labeled by the literature on comparative welfare as "familistic" welfare systems. Although it is not possible to find a unified criteria which defines and specifies what is meant by "familism" as a feature of a given welfare state model, generally speaking the term refers to the key role that the family plays in the overarching architecture of the welfare system, acting as the main provider of care and welfare for children and dependent individuals. [...]
2013 - 10.1353/prv.2013.0001
Population review, Vol. 52 Núm. 1 (2013) , p. 25-42  
25 p, 1.2 MB A generalized Watterson estimator for next-generation sequencing : from trios to autopolyploids / Ferretti, Luca (Université Pierre et Marie CURIE) ; Ramos-Onsins, Sebastián E. (Centre de Recerca en Agrigenòmica)
Several variations of the Watterson estimator of variability for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data have been proposed in the literature. We present a unified framework for generalized Watterson estimators based on Maximum Composite Likelihood, which encompasses most of the existing estimators. [...]
2015 - 10.1016/j.tpb.2015.01.001
Theoretical population biology, Vol. 100 (March 2015) , p. 79-87  
13 p, 229.2 KB Facts and Factors on Low Fertility in Southern Europe : the Case of Spain / Cabré, Anna, 1943- (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)
During the final decades of the 20th Century, the countries in Southern Europe now belonging to the European Union (Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece) have experienced dramatic changes in all the demographic variables. [...]
Journal of Population and Social Security (Population), Vol. 1 Núm. Supplement (2003) , p. 309-321  
18 p, 229.6 KB Fertility, Policy and the Future of Scotland's Population / Graham, Elspeth (University of St Andrews) ; Jamieson, Lynn (University of Edinburgh) ; MacInnes, John (University of Edinburgh)
Edinburgh. General Register Office for Scotland 2008 (The Registrar General's Annual Review of Demographic Trends : 153rd Edition)
Scotland's Population 2007, 2008, p. 70-87  
13 p, 525.7 KB The end of hypergamy : global trends and implications / Esteve, Albert (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Scwhartz, Christine (University of Wisconsin-Madison) ; Van Bavel, Jan (University of Leuven) ; Permanyer, Iñaki (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Klesment, Martin (University of Leuven) ; García-Román, Joan (University of Minnesota)
In this work, we focus on the implications of the reversal for trends in assortative mating and, in particular, for educational hypergamy: the pattern in which husbands have more education than their wives. [...]
2016 - 10.1111/padr.12012
Population and Development Review, Vol. 42 Núm. 4 (November 2016) , p. 615-625  
28 p, 1009.0 KB Effects of the 2010 Civil Code on trends in joint physical custody in Catalonia : a comparison with the rest of Spain / Solsona, Montserrat (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Spijker, Jeroen (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)
This article examines whether the Catalan 2010 Civil Code affects trends in joint physical custody in Catalonia, and why joint physical custody more than doubled in Catalonia during 2007-2012, although not in other regions of Spain. [...]
Este artículo tiene por objetivo analizar en qué medida el código civil catalán (2010) influencia las decisiones de custodia compartida de los hijos después de la separación. Se analiza igualmente por qué motivos este tipo de custodia ha aumentado en dicha región más del doble entre 2007 y 2012, mientras que no ha sido así en otras regiones de España. [...]

2016 - 10.3917/popu.1602.0313
Population, Vol. 71 Núm. 2 (2016) , p. 297-323  

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