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Demography and urbanisation

This research topic covers areas such as

  • implications of the evolution of demographic composition such as aging society, decreasing fertility, increasing poverty, different social and religious composition of the population and changes in foreign-born population
  • increased urbanisation or reversal of the trend towards urban areas and implications for economic and social development
  • resilience and sustainability of cities and human settlements
  • different scenarios of urbanisation and the impact on EU objectives (climate, energy, social and economic)