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Current topic: Life expectancy and retirement age

  • Does the experience of other countries affirm the need to raise the retirement age?

  • The urgency of raising the retirement age determined by the extent of population aging?

  • Is the increase in the retirement age justified by life expectancy growth?

  • Chronological age is not everything

  • Is the increase in the retirement age justified by healthy life prolongation?

  • Conclusion

European demographic barometer

Health of the elderly in the European Union

  • 17.4% of the EU-27 population in 2010 consisted of people aged 65 and older, healthy life expectancy at the age of 65 being nearly 9 years

  • The average age of leaving the labor market in 2009 was 61.4 years

  • According to self-assessments, the state of health deteriorates with age, especially after 45 years

  • 90% of deaths in the EU-27 accounts for ages 55 and above

  • The proportion of deaths from malignant neoplasms after 65 years is reducing, whereas that from circulatory system diseases is growing

  • Further progress in increasing healthy life expectancy is largely dependent on the lifestyle

Analytical articles

  • Population aging and the threat of fiscal crisis

  • Russian pension reform: where to go next?

  • The problem of population aging in Russia

  • Pension reform: theres a need for a concept of the social contract for the generations of Russians in the XXI Century

  • An interdisciplinary analysis of the Swedish pension system development

Recent polls

  • Immigration amnesty

  • Interethnic relations

  • Gay propaganda: the phantom menace

  • You are not born gay

Russian news

  • Ministry of Health revived in Russia

  • The head of the Ministry of Health will defend free medicine?

  • Health care expenses in Russia doubled in 4 years

  • Average life expectancy in Moscow exceeds 75 years

  • State Duma specified the parameters of the federal budget for 2012

  • 5 trillion rubles will be allocated to the education sector over the next eight years

  • The average teachers salary in Moscow rose to 55 000 rubles

  • The President believes that the survival period for Russian science has generally ended

  • The new Minister of Education proposed to halve the number of budget places in higher education institutions

  • Ministry of Labor and Social Development will coordinate the activities of the Pension Fund

  • The head of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development sees no need to raise the retirement age

  • Large families who have received plots of land can also qualify for apartments

  • 650 000 orphans registered in Russia in the beginning of 2012

  • Ministry of Health included families of alcoholics and drug addicts in a draft bill on Social Security

  • More and more children grow up in disadvantaged families in the Moscow region

  • Specialists in the prevention of child abandonment condemned the installation of baby boxes

  • 15 000 high-tech jobs will appear in the Skolkovo Innovation Center by 2014

  • The Public Chamber proposes to simplify the procedure of obtaining Russian citizenship for descendants of forced migrants

  • E-passports for migrants may appear in Russia

  • Illegal migrants repaired the building of the Federal Bailiffs Service

  • Creating a network of prevention centers will reduce mortality in Russia?

  • Current treatment for HIV patients allows them to live a long life

  • A bill on smoking and cigarette sales restrictions submitted to the government

  • The number of Hepatitis A and B cases reducing in Russia

  • Experts will gather statistics on suicidal tendencies among children

  • Chief pediatrician complained about the lack of prevention programs for adolescents

  • A model law on reproductive health will be developed in Russia

  • Association of Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers opposes the medication advertising ban

Eurasian news

  • Moldova's population continues to decline

  • The population of Minsk rose by 87.4 thousand people in five years

  • Generation replacement in Belarus barely reaches 70.5%

  • Belarus airs its first social advertisement on population census results

  • Real growth of average salary in Azerbaijan exceeds GDP growth by 20 times

  • The amount of pensions in April in Belarus exceeded the minimum subsistence budget for pensioners by 2 times

  • Ukrainian mothers with two children are offered a reduced income tax rate at 10%

  • Ukrainian government will concern about discount mortgage

  • 49% of Armenian citizens live poorly and put up with it

  • The number of unemployed persons in Belarus decreased by 1.4% in April

  • The amount of involuntary part-time employment in Belarus increased in January-March

  • EU is concerned about the high rate unemployment in Georgia

  • Unemployment benefit in Azerbaijan fell by 2.4% in April

  • Ukraine struggles against employment discrimination

  • Most Ukrainians are not ashamed of their citizenship

  • Armenia adopts biometric passports and identity cards

  • Tajik government plans to cancel visa requirements for U.S. and EU citizens

  • World Bank hosted a conference on labor migration in Dushanbe

  • Ukrainian migrant workers transferred home from Russia more than $ 3 billion in 2011

  • Tajikistan will establish an organized selection and expedition of migrant workers

  • Ukrainians deputies fought about the draft bill on granting the regional status to the Russian language

  • High HIV rates observed in the Caucasus countries

  • The number of smokers in Kyrgyzstan increased by more than half in 6 years,

  • Russia will allocate $ 1 million to fight diphtheria in Tajikistan

  • Moldovan children will be vaccinated from diarrhea and pneumonia

  • Azerbaijan has the highest number of abortions in the world

  • Public medicine in Ukraine should be free of charge

  • State subsidies for health care in Azerbaijan are lower than in Africa

  • UN demanded that Azerbaijan introduce mandatory health insurance

World news

  • At the end of 2011 population decline is once again observed in Estonia

  • EU decided to keep Greece in the euro area

  • Australia is recognized as a country with the best quality of life

  • There are 4 times more happy people on Earth than unhappy

  • The world celebrated International Day of Families

  • The number of "bribe-friendly" leaders increased significantly in the world over the past year

  • U.S. named the worst human rights abusers

  • The number of unemployed among young people in the world reached 75 million

  • Unemployment in Estonia is 11.5%

  • Latvia is going to complicate the registration procedure for the children of non-citizens

  • The "nationality" section may reappear in Latvian passports

  • Foreign doctors in Germany will be forced to learn German in order to be employed

  • U.S. loses to China in the struggle for "brains"

  • 3 000 people were evacuated in Italy because of the earthquake

  • About 18 million adolescent girls become mothers every year

  • Every third adult suffers from high blood pressure

  • WHO accused Indians of inadequate treatment of tuberculosis

  • A new cure for cancer can save patients from chemotherapy

  • U.S. authorities announced a plan to combat Alzheimer's disease

  • There are no people on Earth with healthy teeth

  • Every third American adult turned out to be "lunatic"

  • Excessive consumption of sugar reduces mental ability

  • Higher education extends life

  • Argentina makes sex-change surgery a legal right

Newspapers write about ...

  • "Expert" about the Malthusian trap and the ways out

  • "Volkswagen Magazin" about demographic problems in the world and in Russia

  • "The Wall Street Journal" and "Moscow News" about the increasing number of "non-white" population in the U.S.

  • "The Times" about the disappearance of the Japanese in 1000 years

  • "Moscow News" about life expectancy in Moscow

  • "Novye Izvestiya" about the ineffectiveness of medical examinations

  • "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" about fighting AIDS and the rights of minorities

  • "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" about youth unemployment

  • "Novye Izvestiya" about informal employment

  • "Novye Izvestiya" about migration and Russian economy

  • "Regnum" about emigration from the Baltics

  • "Delfi.lt" about the attitude to dual citizenship in Lithuania

  • "Moscow News" about migrants in Denmark learning Danish

  • "Sb.by" about commuting in Belarus

  • "Ogonek" about the outflow from Moscow to the countryside

  • "Novye Izvestiya" about integration on the Post-Soviet territory

  • "Itogi" about the idea of unifying St. Petersburg with Leningrad region

  • "El Pais" about unsuitable living conditions in Latin America

  • "Foreign Policy" about the level of atheism

  • "Frankfurter Rundschau" about "Living Planet Report 2012"

  • "Itogi" about human evolution

  • "The Observer" about the oppression of men

  • "Forbes" about powerful women

Recent publications

  • Report on Human Development in the Russian Federation for 2011

  • Social security in the world in 2010-2011.

  • Mortality and causes of death in 20th-century Ukraine

  • Labor Market and Migration

  • Using diasporas potential for development in Europe and Central Asia

  • Through the pages of magazines "Hygiene and Sanitation" and "Preventive Medicine"

  • Contents of "Journal of Marriage and Family"

Profession: Researcher

  • 85 years since the birth of Dmitriy Shelestov

Book anniversary

  • 25 years since the date of publication of D.K. Shelestovs book "Historical demography"

From the history of demographic thought

  • Cornelius Tacitus. De origine, moribus ac situ Germanorum. Fragments.

Students page

  • About the Masters Program in Demography

Our man in Japan. Temporary column

  • Russian history in a Japanese province?

New ads

  1. The Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships Programme

  2. Two Opportunities for New Research Groups at the Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) in Vienna

  3. Gender Summer School. Samara Region, July 17-23, 2012. Application deadline: June 10, 2012

  4. Seminar Mathematical modeling and system biology, topic The steady increase in life expectancy of Drosophila melanogaster under the influence of the antioxidant SkQ1. Moscow, Russia. May 30, 2012

  5. International Seminar Strategic approaches to demographic change in Russia and Eastern Europe. Trento, Italy. July 3-4, 2012. Application deadline: June 8, 2012.

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