Research director Anna Rotkirch assesses how young people view having children and suggests we may need a societal rethink. She was interviewed for the Financial Times by Henry Mance.
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The Finnish Yearbook of Population Research is a peer reviewed, open access journal published since 1946.
The population of Finland is currently the second oldest in Europe, as Finnish baby boomers reach very old age and birth rates have declined considerably. This raises concerns about the economic consequences of a shrinking labour force.
Väinö Kannisto Award of the year 2021 is granted to MD, PhD Sebastián Peña for his doctoral dissertation Socioeconomic differences in alcohol use, disorders and harm: Exploring the Alcohol Harm Paradox.
We warmly welcome you to the Fertility research webinar organized by the Itla Childrens Foundation and the Fertility Research Network (Synty) coordinated by the Family Federation of Finland (Väestöliitto).
The Strategic Research Council (SRC) of the Academy of Finland has decided on new consortia to be funded. The Population Research Insitute is part of a consortium that received funding from the Demographic Changes - Causes, Consequences and Solutions (DEMOGRAPHY) program.