Development and the Next Generation: Berlin Workshop Series by Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius, Boris Pleskovic

By Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius, Boris Pleskovic

The Berlin Workshop sequence 2007 provides chosen papers from conferences held September 6??8, 2004, on the seventh Annual discussion board co-hosted by way of InWEnt and the area financial institution in training for the Bank's international improvement document. This quantity provides papers from the classes on fairness and improvement, masking matters in terms of the position of governments within the advertising of fairness, equity-enhancing social variations, construction effective welfare states, lowering worldwide inequalities, and integration and inequality within the new Europe.

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By Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius, Boris Pleskovic

The Berlin Workshop sequence 2007 provides chosen papers from conferences held September 6??8, 2004, on the seventh Annual discussion board co-hosted by way of InWEnt and the area financial institution in training for the Bank's international improvement document. This quantity provides papers from the classes on fairness and improvement, masking matters in terms of the position of governments within the advertising of fairness, equity-enhancing social variations, construction effective welfare states, lowering worldwide inequalities, and integration and inequality within the new Europe.

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A noteworthy feature of the figure is that the peak in the growth rate of the youth population occurs around the 1965–70 period in all four countries, despite the large differences in the timing of the projected peaks in the youth population (shown in figure 2). Overall the growth rate of the youth population peaked in the 1960–75 period in a very large set of countries (Lam 2005a). The major differences across countries are less in the timing and magnitude of the peak growth rate than in the speed at which the growth rate declined in the 1980s and 1990s.

Cynthia B. Lloyd, Jere R. Behrman, Nelly P. Stromquist, and Barney Cohen. Washington, DC: National Research Council. Lee, Ronald D. 1994. ” Journal of Human Resources 29 (4): 1027–63. Lloyd, Cynthia, ed. 2005 Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. United Nations Population Division. 2005. World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision. CD-ROM Edition—Comprehensive Dataset. New York. Welch, Finis. 1979. ” Journal of Political Economy 87 (5): S65–97.

The demographic explanations for these trends are important because the underlying processes of demographic change help put this bulge in perspective. They also help us understand some important features of today’s youth cohorts, such as the paradoxical fact that they were born into much smaller families than those of their parents. The “demographic transition” describes the pattern of changes in fertility, mortality, and population growth that have been observed with a high degree of regularity around the world.

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