Invitation for the event Is it all about developing new skills? Demographic change and the future of work in Europe on May 30th 2023. Mapineq in collaboration with Population Europe and Förderfonds Wissenschaft Berlin.

Upcoming event: Is it all about developing new skills?

Demographic changes and the future of work in Europe. Join the online discussion on May 30th with the following experts: Prof. Dr. Jani Erola, Mapineq project coordinator; Dr. Tina Weber, research manager at Eurofund’s Employment Unit; and Dr Sebastian Königs, senior economist at the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Jobs and Income Division.

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Are low-SES students more affected by poor air quality?

A new study by Fabrizio Bernardi (UNED*) and Risto Conte (MPIDR**) revealed a harmful impact of air pollution on academic performance, which was more pronounced among low-SES students. Such differentiated effects among students with different socioeconomic backgrounds could lead to increased disparities in educational outcomes later on.

UNED hosted a workshop on geo-spatial data analysis

Risto Conte (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostok) and Douglas Leasure (Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, Oxford) shared novel ways to estimate population values using geo-located data.