Friday, January 11th, 2013 Posted in Population Basicsby Carl Haub, senior demographer The crude birth rate (births per 1,000 population) in India has continued its steady march downward, as seen in the 2011 rates reported by the country’s ... Read more..
Quick Takes: HIV Prevalence in Cameroon. A Youth Tax in Germany? Latest on the Sex Ratio at Birth in IndiaRead more..
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 Posted in Reproductive Healthby Shai Venkatraman, reporter, NDTV India and PRB Women's Edition journalist This post was originally published on Shai Venkatraman's blog, beyondtheheadlines. Elizabeth’s five children are waiting for lunch. All she has is ... Read more.. Read more..
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 Posted in Genderby Carl Haub, senior demographer The abortion of female fetuses in India following a sex determination test, such as ultrasound, has gained worldwide attention. The preference for male children is quite ... Read more..
Quick Takes: DR Congo Fertility, More on Names in India, Family Planning in Africa, and Serbian Census ResultsRead more..
Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 Posted in Population Basicsby Carl Haub, senior visiting scholar Many geographic names have changed in India since independence in 1947. For example, major streets were renamed. Queen’s Road in Delhi became Janpath (People’s ... Read more..
Quick Takes: India’s “Demographic Dividend” and Incentives to Lower Birth Rates, China’s One-Child Policy, More Births in Taiwan
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 Posted in Population Basicsby Carl Haub, senior visiting scholar Getting It Right. An Oct. 15 article in The Washington Post focuses on the concept of the demographic dividend, which has become quite popular among ... Read more.. Read more.. Read more..