Today is Oil Nationalization Day, a public holiday. In Iran. Every country has some strange holidays – Egyptians, for example, celebrate National Police Day.
19th/20th March (depending on the year) marks the anniversary of the nationalization of Iran’s oil industry in 1951. Having an…
How does the number of children affect revolutions and economic growth? Of demography, democracy and depression.
By István Zsoldos, Péter Simon Vargha and Diána Szőke
We tend to think about demographic processes in a very simplistic way: there are a lot of Chinese people, masses of…
...and it's easier to do if you are a woman in a crisis-hit Mediterranean country.
OK, it’s quiz time. Which of the following statements are true?
Life expectancy in Mexico is higher than in Washington DC.
Life expectancy in Shanghai is higher than in Sweden.
Life expectancy in Hungary…