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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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The Continuing Epidemiological Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Workshop Summary  (CPOP)

Among the poorest and least developed regions in the world, sub-Saharan Africa has long faced a heavy burden of disease, with malaria, tuberculosis, and, more recently, HIV being among the most... Read more

Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population  (BMSA,CPOP)

The United States is in the midst of a major demographic shift. In the coming decades, people aged 65 and over will make up an increasingly large percentage of the population: The ratio of people aged... Read more

Perspectives on the Future of the Sociology of Aging  (CPOP)

The population of the United States is growing inexorably older. With birth rates historically low and life expectancy continuing to rise, the age distribution of the population in the United States... Read more

Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives  (CPOP)

The population of Asia is growing both larger and older. Demographically the most important continent on the world, Asia's population, currently estimated to be 4.2 billion, is expected to increase to... Read more

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