Posts By: Jean Christophe Rusatira

October 10, 2017–Jay Gribble of Palladium/HP+ Project published an article titled “Aligning Employment, Youth, and Family Planning to Drive Economic Growth” in the Huffington Post. This article highlights the need to focus investments mainly on the peri-urban and rural working class. The potential of reaping the Demographic Dividend relies in supporting this increasingly larger proportion of the…

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June 12, 2017–Demographer Richard Cincotta published an article in New Security Beat on political demography, an emerging field that studies population age structures and their relationships to political trends and events. He provides eight rules that can guide such trends and events prediction and provides guidance on available resources for demography’s research history, its basic concepts,…

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April 18, 2016–The article “The risk of misrepresenting the demographic dividend” was featured in N-IUSSP, the magazine of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. This article describes why countries should take advantage of population age structure changes in a timely and strategic manner.