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Fact Sheet: Attaining the Demographic Dividend

November 2012: Article Many countries in Asia and Latin America have experienced impressive economic growth over the last two decades, and these gains are due in part to demographic changes that have facilitated growth—the "demographic dividend."

PRB Training Teaches Journalists About the Demographic Dividend

December 2015: Article The Population Reference Bureau, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Union for African Population Studies brought together journalists and communications professionals from across sub-Saharan Africa for a day-long workshop Nov. 29 on the demographic dividend ahead of the 7th African Population Conference in Pretoria, South Africa.

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in Ethiopia

August 2017: Article Ethiopia, with a current population of about 100 million, has achieved gains in several major health indicators that place it in a favorable position to benefit from a demographic dividend in the future.

The Demographic Dividend, Revisited

March 2014: Article The possibility of a demographic dividend is a great subject of debate in discussions of population and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ethiopia Makes Progress Toward a Demographic Dividend

December 2015: Article Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has experienced an impressive decline in fertility, enjoyed strong economic growth, and made great strides in poverty reduction.

Iran's Demographic Dividend and the Implications of the Nuclear Deal

December 2015: Article This article by Farzaneh Roudi, program director for the Middle East and North Africa at PRB, was published in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.

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Population Health and Environment Youth Demographic Dividend

For years, researchers, economists, demographers and other development experts have been explaining and promoting the phenomenon known as the demographic dividend, the rapid economic growth that can accompany a change in a country’s age structure due to reduced birth and death rates. More recently, advocates have been emphasizing the importance of investing in young people with youth-friendly reproductive health policies and services, education, and other key investments that can contribute to shifts in age structure.

Ethiopia Potential to Reap a Demographic Dividend

August 2017: Article Declining mortality and fertility rates are transitioning Ethiopia toward an age structure that has the potential to provide significant economic benefit.

Realizing a Demographic Dividend

February 2015: Detail

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