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.
A new report and accompanying policy brief from the Ethiopian Economics Association and the Population Reference Bureau explore the potential for a demographic dividend in Ethiopia.
In 1989, on the first World Population Day designated by the United Nations, there were 5.2 billion people living on Earth. On July 11, 2015, we will be 7.336 billion, according to calculations by PRB.
The Population and Poverty (PopPov) Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development highlighted evidence relevant to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
This article by PRB's Farzaneh Roudi was published in the Wilson Center Middle East Program's Viewpoints series.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Population and Poverty Research Initiative, together with four European research councils, has sponsored research into how investments in women's and children's health contribute to economic development.
This policy brief and accompanying fact sheet explain the connection in Ethiopia between a potential demographic dividend and investments in health, education, and job growth; and prioritize actions and investments in young people.