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Falling total fertility rate should be welcomed | Sarah Harper

In a recent article in The Guardian, Professor Sarah Harper discussed declining fertility rates around the world, warning that the focus on boosting populations was outdated and potentially ba...


Is low fertility good?

Professor Sarah Harper and Dr George W Leeson discussed changing fertility rates and the impact of a change in age of national and global populations in a series of interviews with media over the p...


Just keep on working | Sarah Harper in The Guardian

Professor Sarah Harper discussed increasing life expectancy and the implications of population ageing in an article in The Guardian "Want to enjoy a longer, happier life? Just keep on working....


The ageing population | Sarah Harper on RNZ

Professor Sarah Harper discussed the impacts of falling fertility and increasing life expectancy on Radio New Zealand's National Programme Saturday Morning, a magazine programme with long-form,...


Life expectancy growth stalls | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper CBE comments on figures published by the ONS which shows that 2015 to 2017 saw the lowest improvements in life expectancy at birth in the UK since the start of their series i...


How young do you feel?

BBC Radio Oxford's David Prever interviewed Professor Sarah Harper CBE about life satisfaction at 60.  Tune in to BBC Radio Oxford How young do you feel? to listen to Sarah Harper, 16 A...


Patients given 30 minutes to quit care home

An article in the Daily Express highlighting the poor treatment of older people in Britain emphasises the issue with research conducted by Fidelity International and the Oxford Institute of Populat...


Human Longevity | Kenneth Howse in Scientific American

Kenneth Howse comments on the limits of human longevity debate in a recent article “There’s No Limit to Longevity, Says Study Reviving Human Lifespan Debate” published in the Scie...


Demography: A Very Short Introduction | Review

A book by Professor Sarah Harper CBE "Demography: A Very Short Introduction” published by Oxford University Press has been reviewed in Times Higher Education, New and Noteworthy section....


Sarah Harper in MoneyWeek

Professor Sarah Harper comments on rising affluence, increased consumption and overpopulation in a recent article “How to profit as the world gets fuller, richer and older” published in...


How Today's Generations are Changing the World

By the mid-century, there will be two billion elderly people in the world and two billion young and together they will account for more than 40 percent of the world’s population. This will ha...


Irish Radio | Interview with Sarah Harper

How ageing demographic is impacting society -  Professor Sarah Harper discussed changing population structures and extending working practices through entrepreneurship on newstalk.com 106 - 10...


Ageing in Asia-Pacific

Professor Sarah Harper comments on rapid ageing in the Asia-Pacific region in an article in Acuity  “A question for the ages”. “From a pure humanity point of view, it is a...


Commonwealth: The Future is Grey

An article in The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs discusses the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing research report 'Ageing in the Commonwealth' commis...


Robots may have role in future of elder care | George Leeson

Dr George Leeson comments as part of an article looking at the future of robotics in caring for older people in Japan in two separate articles in Mail Online and Channel News Asia (Singapore). &...