Subject: Sociology and Economics
ISSN: 1728-4414
ISSN Online: 1728-5305
(Online Edition without reprints)
Successor to Demographische Informationen


Editor: Tomáš Sobotka
Managing Editor: Maria Winkler-Dworak            

Vienna Institute of Demography
Preliminaries I
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008sI
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Wolfgang Lutz
Preface III
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008sIII
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Vienna Institute of Demography
Authors for this volume IV
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008sIV
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Vienna Institute of Demography
Contents V
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008sV
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Anne H. Gauthier - Dimiter Philipov
Can policies enhance fertility in Europe? 1
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s1
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Wolfgang Lutz
What should be the goal of population policies? Focus on ‘Balanced Human Capital Development’ 17
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s17
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Nikolai Botev
“Can policies enhance fertility in Europe?” and questions beyond 29
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s29
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Anne H. Gauthier
Some theoretical and methodological comments on the impact of policies on fertility 25
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s25
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William P. Butz
First, do no harm 35
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s35
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John Bongaarts
What can fertility indicators tell us about pronatalist policy options? 39
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s39
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Ronald R. Rindfuss - Sarah R. Brauner-Otto
Institutions and the transition to adulthood: Implications for fertility tempo in low-fertility settings 57
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s57
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Gunnar Andersson
A review of policies and practices related to the ‘highest-low’ fertility of Sweden 89
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s89
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Marit Rønsen - Kari Skrede
Fertility trends and differentials in the Nordic countries – Footprints of welfare policies and challenges on the road ahead 103
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s103
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Giovanna Boccuzzo - Marcantonio Caltabiano - Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna - Marzia Loghi
The impact of the bonus at birth on reproductive behaviour in a lowest-low fertility context: Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Italy) from 1989 2005 125
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s125
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Ariane Pailhé - Clémentine Rossier - Laurent Toulemon
French family policy: long tradition and diversified measures 149
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s149
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Olivier Thévenon
Family policies in Europe: available databases and initial comparisons 165
doi: 10.1553/populationyearbook2008s165
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