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WATCH NOW: Demographic Dividend Webinar on The Original DD Research

Aug 16, 2022

The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, the Demographic Dividend (DD) Initiative, and the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) invite you to watch the following webinar:

Introducing the Demographic Dividend Luminaries Series

Highlighting the Work of Outstanding Researchers Investigating the Demographic Dividend

In this inaugural session of the Demographic Dividend (DD) Luminaries Event Series Economist and early pioneer of DD research David Canning, Ph.D., who coined the term “demographic dividend” along with fellow Harvard economist David Bloom, joined us to discuss the following topics:

  • Early DD research
  • Population age structure
  • Economic growth
  • Women’s empowerment
  • Key DD indicators

Dr. Canning discusses how he initially started researching the DD and gives country-specific examples of how people are making progress toward achieving the DD around the world.

This event aired on:

🗓️  Tuesday, 16 August 2022
💬 English
📍 via Zoom

 Featured Speakers

David Canning, Ph.D.

Economist;
Early Pioneer of DD Research;
Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences;
Professor of Economics and International Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Allen Kabagenyi, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer

Makere University

Ian Salas, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH)

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