International Seminar on Patterns of Economic Development, Social Change, and Fertility Decline in Comparative Perspective : Analysis and Policy Implications (24-26 mai 2012)

Séminaire organisé à Shanghai (Chine) organisé par le Comité scientifique de l’UIESP sur la fécondité inférieure au seuil de remplacement : causes, conséquences et réponses politiques et par la School of Social Development and Public Policy de l’Université Fudan (Shanghai, Chine)

Appel à communications jusqu’au 15 décembre 2011

Extrait de la présentation en ligne :

"During the past couple of decades, many countries have experienced rapid economic development, as well as extensive changes in social and political conditions. These changes, in turn, resulted in fertility declines to very low levels. The pace of decline and the current level of fertility have been widely diverse. The total fertility rates estimated for most countries in Europe, East Asia and Oceania, as well as some countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, range from below 1.0 to 2.1. [...]

Papers dealing with topics listed below and related topics, especially in comparative perspectives, are welcome.

- Roles of economic development and other conditions on fertility decline to below replacement level
- Economic costs and benefits of sustained below replacement level fertility
- Impact of fertility change and age structure on economic development
- Economic impact of regional variations in fertility
- Role of education on fertility in countries with below replacement level of fertility
- Very low fertility and gender relations
- Fast versus slow decline of fertility and their social and economic consequences
- Sustained below replacement fertility and its impact on immigration
- Reproductive health challenges in the context of below replacement fertility
- Role of population policies on fertility change"

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