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  1. Demographic Profile of the Arab Region: Realizing the Demographic Dividend

    Goujon, Anne; Weber, Daniela; Loichinger, Elke
    The paper provides a detailed overview of population dynamics and trends in the Arab region. Furthermore, it explains the concept of demographic dividend and timing of the window of opportunity. With a view to enable countries in the region to reap the benefits of the changing population structure, the window is calculated for each country. The last part of the paper presents four case studies of countries that benefitted from their demographic dividend.
    (application/pdf) - 12-ene-2017

  2. The Role of Age and Gender in Education Expansion

    Sauer, Petra
    Using the IIASA/VID dataset of populations by age, sex and level of education, I calculate education Gini coeffients and decompose the overall degree of educational inequality into age, sex and within-group components. I analyze the relative relevance of these components for inequality reduction and investigate the distributional outcomes of education expansion. I find that, on average, equalization between males and females, younger and older cohorts as well as within these subgroups of the population has significantly contributed to declining educational inequality over the observed sample period around the globe. But the relative role of these components fluctuates in the process of education...
    (application/pdf) - 18-oct-2016

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