Interview: Demography affects our social lives

I was interviewed for an article on the Erasmus University news site:

“”Population for humans is like water for goldfish. We don’t even see it; we just assume it to be there” says dr. Jennifer Holland, academic lead of the Global Social Challenge’ Population and Society’. As a sociologist and demographer, she enjoys taking a closer look at populations to answer questions like ‘Why do more people marry in the US than in Sweden?’ ‘Can you predict war from a population age and employment opportunities? “Should we fear population increase or decline?”. With the pillar ‘Population and Society’, she hopes to inspire students, fellow researchers and professionals to see problems through a population lens and help them understand how population shapes society.”

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