Navigation Links
Education -- a key determinant of population growth and human well-being
Date:7/29/2011

Laxenburg, Austria 28 July 2011 -- Future trends in global population growth could be significantly affected by improvements in both the quality and quantity of education, particularly female education. Projections of future population trends that do not explicitly include education in their analysis may be flawed, according to research published today in the journal Science (July 29 2011).

The study uses a novel "multi-state" population modeling approach to incorporate education attainment level, along with age and sex. The integration of education in the analyses adds a "human quality" dimension to projections of fertility, mortality and migration. As education also affects health, economic growth, and democracy, these projections provide a more comprehensive picture of where, how, and under what conditions human well-being is increasing.

The research reinforces earlier findings that the level of formal education achieved by women is, in most cases, the single most important determinant of population growth. More educated women generally have fewer children, better general health, and higher infant survival rates. Education also appears to be a more important determinant of child survival than household income and wealth. The study also found that if concerted efforts were made to fast track education, the global population could remain below 9 billion by 2050. Thus the global population outlook depends greatly on further progress in education.

Researchers Wolfgang Lutz and Samir K.C. from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (AW) and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), evaluated the effect of education on population growth to 2050 using four alternative education scenarios*. The scenarios are based on identical sets of education-specific fertility, mortality, and migration rates. They differ onl
'/>"/>

Contact: Leane Regan
regan@iiasa.ac.at
43-066-444-30368
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. BUSM professor honored with Excellence and Innovation in Education and Training Award
2. Conference: Improving K-12 education with cutting-edge cognitive neuroscience research
3. An app for your brain: new educational tool developed by U-M doctor
4. How many US deaths are caused by poverty, low levels of education and other social factors?
5. Education doesnt increase odds that minorities play high-status sports
6. New Canadian blood pressure education program a powerful tool in fight to reduce stroke
7. The European Society of Cardiology organizes educational program in Asia
8. New educational booklet helps patients prepare for a colonoscopy
9. US Department of Energy programs leader wins education award
10. Conference highlights graduate student research in education, health and criminal justice
11. Educational development stunted by teenage fatherhood
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... is relative, especially to people who tend to be ... Medical Center in the US found that seven in ... People of normal weight make this mistake much less ... to misjudge their children,s size, as youngsters misjudge their ... at Weill-Cornell Medical College, in a study in the ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... study that compared patient-reported outcomes of a broad ... that single fraction radiation therapy (SFRT) is equally ... when pain, function and quality of life are ... American Society for Radiation Oncology,s (ASTRO,s) 56th Annual ... patients, pain, function and degree of distress were ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... While abnormalities in the adrenergic and noradrenergic systems, ... to play a role in the development of ... been no genetic evidence of this connection. A ... University,s Mailman School of Public Health and the ... ADRB2 gene and childhood adversity. For individuals with ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Beginning October 1st ... a new service offering for its clients who book a ... the volume of business they buy. Most recurring visit ... during the work week, but others include clients whose unique ... pet sitter on a daily basis. The newly ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... #1 Pain Management practice by Ranking Arizona magazine, has ... for implementation across its enterprise. , With TPC ... had a vast data repository that was managed through ... for both the management and clinical leadership teams. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Poor body size judgement can lead to increased tolerance of obesity 2Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 2Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 3Health News:Single fraction RT as effective as multiple fraction RT for bone metastases 4Health News:Evidence of genetic link to PTSD in soldiers exposed to childhood trauma 2Health News:Evidence of genetic link to PTSD in soldiers exposed to childhood trauma 3Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 2Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 3Health News:The Pain Center of Arizona (TPC) Implements Analance™ BI for Actionable Intelligence 2Health News:The Pain Center of Arizona (TPC) Implements Analance™ BI for Actionable Intelligence 3
... , MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 2 ... announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accepted a ... acquisition of privately held Arrow Group and has granted early ... the parties to close the transaction. The parties have ...
... , NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 2 ... company, has appointed Pearson Talbert as chief development officer. ... will provide leadership and vision to the sales and ... hospitals grow revenues through employer partnerships and physician relationships. ...
... , MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 2 Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: ... the acquisition of Arrow Group for a combination of cash ... pharmaceutical company with over $3 billion in annual revenues and ... several significant benefits to Watson shareholders as a result of ...
... taking it for macular degeneration is not advised, ... Women who take low-dose aspirin to protect their heart ... new study by Harvard University researchers found what they ... age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that destroys ...
... ... Lighting Sunday, December 13 to remember all children who died. Hundreds of services open to ... many believe is the world,s largest mass candle lighting. , ... Oak Brook IL (PRWEB) December 2, 2009 -- Tens of ...
... ... to do better, be better and take better self-care. What to do to ensure the ... make self-care the #1 priority. At Garden of Eve safe skin care is the primary ... consumer guide to safe cosmetic products. , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Watson Receives FTC Clearance for Arrow Acquisition 2Health News:Aegis Health Group Hires Pearson Talbert as Chief Development Officer 2Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 2Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 3Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 4Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 5Health News:In Women, Aspirin Might Ward Off Eye Trouble 2Health News:Bereaved Families Unite for Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting 2Health News:The New Year's Resolution that Fuels Them All: Self-Care; Garden of Eve Makes Self-Care Through Safe Skin Care # 1 Priority 2Health News:The New Year's Resolution that Fuels Them All: Self-Care; Garden of Eve Makes Self-Care Through Safe Skin Care # 1 Priority 3Health News:The New Year's Resolution that Fuels Them All: Self-Care; Garden of Eve Makes Self-Care Through Safe Skin Care # 1 Priority 4
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 The Lupus ... LLY ) today released results from UNVEIL: ... sheds light on the lupus journey and the challenges ... for lupus caregivers. The UNVEIL study, which involved over ... devastating impact lupus has on all aspects of life ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... DIEGO , Sept. 16, 2014 Imprimis ... pharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering high quality and novel ... announced that Chief Executive Officer Mark Baum ... Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference in New York City.  ... its Go Dropless™ campaign in ophthalmology. The presentation ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCBB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing ... today that it has entered into an agreement with ... of animal studies for levorphanol, the active ingredient of ... levorphanol.  Gavril Pasternak, MD, PhD, of MSKCC is the ... Pasternak said, "Levorphanol is a unique opioid analgesic that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:"UNVEIL" Survey Reveals a Life Interrupted by Lupus 2"UNVEIL" Survey Reveals a Life Interrupted by Lupus 3"UNVEIL" Survey Reveals a Life Interrupted by Lupus 4"UNVEIL" Survey Reveals a Life Interrupted by Lupus 5Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 2Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 3Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Present at Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference 4Relmada Therapeutics Enters Into Agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering to Better Clarify Unique Mechanism of Action for LevoCap ER 2Relmada Therapeutics Enters Into Agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering to Better Clarify Unique Mechanism of Action for LevoCap ER 3
... COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 30 Wyeth,Pharmaceuticals, a ... today announced the,initiation of the INTORACT (INvestigation ... worldwide randomized, open-label, phase 3b,study comparing TORISEL(R) ... for first-line treatment of patients,with advanced renal ...
... evaluation of safety and tolerability, as ... 2 trials -, ROCKVILLE, Md., May 30 ... that it has initiated dosing in a Phase,1 clinical ... lead IAP,inhibitor, HGS1029, as monotherapy in patients with advanced ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Wyeth Initiates INTORACT -- A New Clinical Trial to Examine TORISEL Plus Avastin for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer 2Wyeth Initiates INTORACT -- A New Clinical Trial to Examine TORISEL Plus Avastin for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer 3Wyeth Initiates INTORACT -- A New Clinical Trial to Examine TORISEL Plus Avastin for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer 4Wyeth Initiates INTORACT -- A New Clinical Trial to Examine TORISEL Plus Avastin for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer 5Wyeth Initiates INTORACT -- A New Clinical Trial to Examine TORISEL Plus Avastin for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer 6Human Genome Sciences Initiates First Clinical Trial of Lead IAP Inhibitor HGS1029 in Advanced Solid Tumors 2Human Genome Sciences Initiates First Clinical Trial of Lead IAP Inhibitor HGS1029 in Advanced Solid Tumors 3Human Genome Sciences Initiates First Clinical Trial of Lead IAP Inhibitor HGS1029 in Advanced Solid Tumors 4
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: