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Attitudes towards filial responsibility have changed

A new study published in the Finnish Yearbook of Population Research compared 11 European countries and found that attitudes towards filial responsibility had decreased between 2001 and 2017. The shift was observed in 10 countries, and most substantially in Hungary, France, Denmark, and Finland....

Alli Paasikivi Foundation supports research project

The Board of the Alli Paasikivi Foundation awarded 12 research project grants, which were announced at the Finnish Conference on Research on Family and Personal Relationships in Kuopio on 26.4.2024.

Challenges posed by an ageing population can be mitigated

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 2021 to Sebastián Peña

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.

Fertility research webinar 3.11.2021

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).

Population Research Institute was granted funding

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.