NTA Research

Completed research by NTA teams around the world is reported in Publications, and information about NTA conferences and workshops is available in Meetings.

Major research projects that are underway or recently completed include:

Colombia NTA

Colombia NTA

Analysis and recommendations in public policy based on National Transfer Accounts for Colombia. Gender gaps, socioeconomic level and evolution over time.

Virtual seminar (in Spanish): https://www.youtube.com/user/UNFPAcolombia

Report: https://poblacion.com.co/ go to "poblacion y desarrollo"

Population and the Global Economy

The world is experiencing unprecedented demographic change with important economic consequences. This global analysis addresses four dimensions of population--size, growth, age structure and place—drawing on new data about the economic lifecycle in 186 countries. Individual consumption and production by age differ across countries with economic, environmental and health implications that are inextricably linked to population. Population change will reduce global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and stress public finances. At the same time, in many parts of the world it will drive improved standards of living and for the world as a whole ameliorate environmental stresses. Concerns about the potential for generational conflict are likely overstated.


Counting Women’s Work

Measuring market and non-market production of women (and men) and their contribution to the welfare of their children, grandchildren, and the elderly.


Explaining the past and forecasting the future of taxes and public transfers and services in the light of demographic change in the European Union

Aging and Intergenerational Flows in Developing Countries

Anticipating the influence of population aging on public and private transfers between children, the elderly, and working-age adults.

Demographic Dividend

Assessing and enhancing the development effects of population change in developing and developed countries.


Welfare, Welbeing and Demographic Change: Understanding Welfare Models (https://www.weltransim.eu/)


Lessons to deal with ageing. Interaction between the welfare state and the family throughout history (https://cenie.eu/en/blogs/transhist)









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