Population Reference Bureau

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  • Grave Consequences: Why Some Americans Are No Longer Living Longer

    In a Congressional Briefing on Monday, April 9 from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m., an expert panel will discuss how societal conditions such as opioid addiction and the geographic context are shaping U.S. mortality rates—and the consequences such changes may impose on American society. This Briefing is sponsored by the Population Association of America and cosponsored by PRB. Space is limited so RSVP today.

  • The Four Dividends: How Age Structure Change Can Benefit Development

    The demographic dividend is defined as the accelerated economic growth that can occur as a population age structure matures, given strategic investments in health, education, economic policy, and governance. This web feature expands the concept of the demographic dividend to project four potential sets of benefits—in addition to economic growth, it outlines benefits in child survival, education, and political stability. A country’s likelihood of making substantial gains in each of these four sectors is tied to its age structure.

  • Improving Food Security and Nutrition Through Integrated Approaches

    This webinar is part of the Africa PHE quarterly webinar series implemented under the Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health (PACE) Project.