World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview by Wolfgang LutzWorld Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview by Wolfgang Lutz

World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview

EditorWolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, Samir KC

Paperback | October 21, 2017

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Condensed into a detailed analysis and a selection of continent-wide datasets, this revised edition of World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century addresses the role of educational attainment in global population trends and models. Presenting the full chapter text of theoriginal edition alongside a concise selection of data, it summarizes past trends in fertility, mortality, migration, and education, and examines relevant theories to identify key determining factors.Deriving from a global survey of hundreds of experts and five expert meetings on as many continents, World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview emphasizes alternative trends in human capital, new ways of studying ageing and the quantification of alternativepopulation, and education pathways in the context of global sustainable development. It is an ideal companion to the county specific online Wittgenstein Centre Data Explorer.
Wolfgang Lutz is Founding Director of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, a new collaboration between the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the WU-Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is director of the Vienna Institute of Demograph...
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Title:World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An OverviewFormat:PaperbackDimensions:680 pagesPublished:October 21, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Wolfgang Lutz and William P. Butz: Introduction2. Wolfgang Lutz and Vegard Skirbekk: How Education Drives Demography and Knowledge Informs Projections3. Stuart Basten, Tomas Sobotka, and Krystof Zeman: Future Fertility in Low Fertility Countries4. Regina Fuchs and Anne Goujon: Future Fertility in High Fertility Countries5. Graziella Caselli, Sven Drefahl, Marc Luy, and Christian Wegner-Siegmundt: Future Mortality in Low Mortality Countries6. Alessandra Garbero and Elsie Pamuk: Future Mortality in High Mortality7. Nikola Sander, Guy Abel, and Fernando Riosmena: The Future of International Migration8. Bilal Barakat and Rachel Durham: Future Education Trends9. Samir KC, Michaela Potanckova, Ramon Bauer, Anne Goujon, and Erich Striessnig: Data and Methods10. Wolfgang Lutz and Samir KC: The Rise of Global Human Capital and the End of World Population Growth11. Sergei Scherbov, Warren Sanderson, Samir KC, and Wolfgang Lutz: Remeasuring 21st Century Population Ageing12. Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz: Alternative Scenarios in the Context of Sustainable DevelopmentWolfgang Lutz: Epilogue: Education Changes our View of the FutureAppendix I: Forecasting Mortality Convergence up to 2100Appendix II: Tabular Appendix