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Why demography matters (excerpt)

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Demography is not destiny. As Giacomo Casanova explained over two centuries ago: 'There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our own lives.' Today we are shaping them and our societies more than ever before. Globally, we have never had fewer children per adult: our population is about to stabilize, though we do not know when or at what number, or what will happen after that. It will be the result of billions of very private decisions influenced in turn by multiple events and polici...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9519-0537
Publisher:
HSE University
Journal:
Journal of Economic Sociology - Экономическая социология More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
36-64
Publication date:
2022-03-01
Acceptance date:
2021-12-14
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ISSN:
1726-3247
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Pubs id:
1257217
Local pid:
pubs:1257217
Deposit date:
2023-04-28

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