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The European Regional Demographic Mosaic – A Challenge for Spatial Development

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Part of the German Annual of Spatial Research and Policy book series (GERMANANNUAL)

Abstract

Scientific concerns about the causes of demographic change – fertility, mortality, and migration – have a long history in Europe.1 Recently, the number of studies and publications on demographic change and its repercussions has been increasing. Academies, foundations, and associations have been giving more and more attention to the issue. They have organised conferences, prepared position papers, and drawn up recommendations for stakeholders; for example in Germany the Bertelsmann and the Schader Foundations.

Keywords

Demographic Change Annual Growth Rate Total Fertility Rate Eastern European Country Demographic Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development (IOER)DresdenGermany
  2. 2.Technische UniversitätDresdenGermany

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