Friday, September 2
11:00 - 12:30 • Room P 11

Session 65. Population, development and environment interactions

Chair: Samir K.C., Shanghai University and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

1. Women, weather, and woes: the triangular dynamics of female-headed households, economic vulnerability, and climate variability in South AfricaMartin Flatø, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research, and Education (NIFU); Raya Muttarak, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU); André J. Pelser, University of the Free State.

2. The “first” demographic transition: refurbishment and revision of a classical model in search of main drivers of the processBernhard Koeppen, Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB); Marc Luy, Vienna Institute of Demography.

3. Structure of population, women status and development at local level: the case of Sub-Saharan countriesFausta Ongaro, Università di Padova; Silvana Salvini, Università di Firenze.

4. Grabbed land: the socio-demographic determinantsAnna Paterno, Università degli Studi di Bari; Laura Terzera, Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca.

5. The impact of population and economic growth on the achievement of the Millennium Development GoalsIñaki Permanyer, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), UAB.

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