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Population Studies - Most Influential Papers

Explore the articles shaping the current conversations around population and demography research

For over half a century, Population Studies has reported significant advances in methods of demographic analysis, conceptual and mathematical theories of demographic dynamics and behaviour, and the use of these theories and methods to extend scientific knowledge and to inform policy and practice. The Journal’s coverage of this field is comprehensive: applications in developed and developing countries; historical and contemporary studies; quantitative and qualitative studies; analytical essays and reviews. The subjects of papers range from classical concerns, such as the determinants and consequences of population change, to such topics as family demography and evolutionary and genetic influences on demographic behaviour. Often the Journal’s papers have had the effect of extending the boundaries of its field.

Below is a selection of the articles that are shaping the current conversations around population studies. Enjoy FREE ACCESS to the articles below until 31st January 2021.

Most Read Articles

Articles from Population Studies have been read over 279,000 times in the last 5 years. Here are 2 of the most read articles of 2020.

Most Cited Articles

Articles from Population Studies have been cited in academic research over 26,200 times. Here are 2 of the most cited articles of 2020.

Articles With Policy Influence

Articles from Population Studies have been cited in policy documents 640 times. Here are 2 articles that have recently been cited in policy documents.

News Worthy Articles

Articles from Population Studies have been cited in news stories over 230 times. Here are 2 articles that have recently been cited in news articles.

Population Studies - Call for Papers

Population Studies publishes topically interesting and varied articles from a geographically diverse authorship in the field of Demography as well as related disciplines. It is the oldest existing demography journal in the English language, established in 1947, and is highly respected and cited, with a current 5-year impact factor of 1.99.
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    Trending Articles

    Articles from Population Studies have been mentioned on social media over 2,331 times. Here are 2 recent articles that have picked up a lot of social media attention.

    Articles Mentioned in Blog Posts

    Articles from Population Studies have been mentioned in blog posts over 35 times. Here are 2 recent articles that have been cited in blog posts.

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