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Politiken with George Leeson

In a recent article in Politiken,  Dr George Leeson discussed loneliness, depression and family-conflicts among the elderly in Denmark. Politiken is a leading Danish daily broadsheet newspaper...


CPAC News | George Leeson

Dr George W Leeson was interviewed by CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel. In an interview with Alison Smith, Dr George W Leeson talks about how governments and societies can adapt and p...


Tax breaks for having more children | George Leeson

An article in Euronews on measures introduced by the Hungarian Prime Minister to boost his country’s birth rates quotes Dr George W Leeson. "Our levels of fertility rates have been lo...


Happy News

The Institute is delighted to announce the birth of twins, Melis  and Atlas, to our alumna Burcu Ozdemir. Burcu was awarded a DPhil in Sociology from the University of Oxford in 2017 under the...


BBC World Service | Sarah Harper

Professor Sarah Harper was interviewed by BBC World Service Newshour on measures introduced by the Hungarian Prime Minister to boost his country's birth rate.   Tune in to BBC World ...


Are carebots the solution to the elderly care crisis?

Japan believes robots could help to care for people in ageing societies, and address the shortage of human carers. But can these 'carebots' really meet the needs of the elderly? Dr Georg...


Sarah Harper | The New York Times

An article in The New York Times about measures introduced by the Hungarian Prime Minister to boost the native Hungarian population quotes Professor Sarah Harper. “Like Hungary, France int...


Professor Vhumani Magezi | AfOx

The Institute welcomes Professor Vhumani Magezi, Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from February 2019 to March 2019.  Professor Magezi is a recipient of The Africa ...


No Country for Young People

There will be nearly 20% fewer under-25s in the county of Powys by 2039.  How can young professionals be convinced to move in? And are rural areas viable as the population ages? Listen to P...


Rui Kang | PhD Award

Congratulations to Rui Kang on successfully defending her doctoral thesis at the School of Labour Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China. Rui Kang was a Visiting Ju...


Journal of Population Ageing | New Issue Alert

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Population Ageing Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2019 is now available online. In this issue (8 articles): Patterns of Frailty and Quality of Life...


New Publication Alert

The ageing and de-institutionalisation of death—Evidence from England and Wales by Dr George W Leeson. Highlights Increasingly, age of death is postponed until very old age, and car...


New Publication Alert

New publication by  Emanuela Bianchera, Robin Mann & Sarah Harper in the Special Issue: Transnational Families in Global Migration: Navigating Economic Development and Life Cycles Across B...


New Publication Alert

The Impact of Life Course Employment and Domestic Duties on the Well-Being of Retired Women and the Social Protection Systems That Frame This by Sara Zella & Sarah Harper Description Obje...


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...