Tomas Sobotka gave a talk on the latest economic recession and fertility in Europe


Sobotka’s talk in the 70th anniversary seminar of the Population Research Institute was titled: Ever shrinking families? Economic recession, family change and fertility in Europe.

Tomas Sobotka leads a research group on Comparative European Demography and is the principal investigator of the research project EURREP (Fertility and Reproduction in 21st Century Europe). Since 2004 he has worked at the Vienna Institute of Demography. His research covers a broad range of demographic topics, including low fertility, changes in family, childlessness, measurement issues, fertility intentions and assisted reproduction, population trends in Europe as well as the interrelation between migration, fertility and population change.

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