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Communication Surprises in the 2010 Indonesian Population Census

July 2010: Article On May 1, 2010, Indonesia started its sixth population census since gaining independence in 1945. Obstacles encountered in previous enumerations have led to modifications in field operations and modernization of the technologies used in data processing.

2010 World Population Data Sheet

July 2010: Datasheet Many countries are facing a shrinking pool of their working-age populations to support pensions and health care for the elderly. PRB's 2010 World Population Data Sheet and its summary report offer detailed information about country, regional, and global population patterns.

The Role of Intergenerational Land Transfers and Education in Fertility Transition in Rural Kenya

July 2010: Article Using data from Nyeri District in rural Kenya, researchers examined the impact of diminishing land availability, farm size, and inheritance patterns on fertility decisionmaking and behavior, and shed new light on the role of education, long considered the key determinant of fertility transition.

Young U.S. Adults Vulnerable to Injuries and Violence

July 2010: Article Young adults are generally very healthy. Yet the transition from adolescence and dependence on parents to independent young adulthood is fraught with potential health dangers. Injury and violence account for 69 percent of all deaths of Americans in their 20s.

Engaging Men for Gender Equality and Improved Reproductive Health

July 2010: Report Unless men are actively engaged in supporting better health and well-being for families and the empowerment of women, progress will remain slow; women will remain vulnerable to reproductive health threats, and men themselves will remain trapped in traditional masculine norms.

Who Returned to New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina?

July 2010: Article Hurricane Katrina displaced almost the entire population of New Orleans. By the fall of 2006, almost half the residents had returned, and almost two-thirds had returned by the fall of 2007. This article examines how the pace of return varied by race and socioeconomic status.

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Family Care for an Aging Population

PRB and the Hopkins Population Center sponsored the 4th Annual Symposium on Policy and Health: "Family Care for an Aging Population: Demographic Contexts and Policy Challenges."

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Family Care for an Aging Population

PRB and the Hopkins Population Center sponsored the 4th Annual Symposium on Policy and Health: "Family Care for an Aging Population: Demographic Contexts and Policy Challenges."

Low Wages in India's Manufacturing Industry

July 2010: Article India is the fourth-largest economy in the world, accounting for 4.6 percent of the world's gross domestic product. Yet India's exports in 2007 were only 1 percent of the world's total. A study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics presents new data on labor costs in the manufacturing industry in India.

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