Latest Demographic economics Stories

2011-01-13 12:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The data released from the 2010 Census reveal that our nation is on the path of unsustainable population growth.

2010-12-21 10:45:00

Total births and fertility rate also down ATLANTA, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15-19 years fell to a record low, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2010-09-13 06:05:00

A study suggests that the cost of old age on health services in industrialized nations may need to be re-measured.

2010-04-07 06:10:00

Updated government figures show that US birth rates for women in their 20s and 30s fell in 2008, most likely due to the recession.

2010-03-24 16:43:24

People in developed nations are living in good health as much as a decade longer than their parents did, not because aging has been slowed or reversed, but because they are staying healthy to a more advanced age.

2009-10-05 06:06:00

LONDON, October 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Survey From The IT Job Board Highlights That Offshoring is one of the Factors That Will Have an Impact on Brain Drain More than three quarters (76 percent) of techies believe the UK IT sector will suffer from brain drain, according to the latest piece of research[1] from The IT Job Board, http://www.theitjobboard.co.uk. When asked what factors would have an impact on the 'brain drain', 39 percent stated it would be down to offshoring, 28...

2009-09-21 10:53:27

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2009-08-05 16:12:02

As wealth increases in developing nations, fertility declines until a high level of economic development is reached, U.S.

2009-08-05 14:08:21

A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Università Bocconi in Milan have released a study that challenges one of the most established and accepted standards in the social sciences

2009-07-20 08:11:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The average age of the world's population is increasing at an unprecedented rate. The number of people worldwide 65 and older is estimated at 506 million as of midyear 2008; by 2040, that number will hit 1.3 billion.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.