Volume 41 - Article 41 | Pages 1197–1204

Editorial: The past, present, and future of Demographic Research

By Griffith Feeney, Nico Keilman, Carl Schmertmann, Jakub Bijak

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Date received:25 Sep 2019
Date published:05 Nov 2019
Word count:2569


Contribution: As Demographic Research reaches 20 years of activity, encapsulated in 40 volumes freely accessible online, four of the editors who have led the journal during the period 1999–2019 reflect on its past, present, and future. The journal is a source of deep pride and passion, which we hope is shared by our whole community of readers, authors, reviewers, and editors. As we prepare for the next 20 years of this fascinating journey with Demographic Research, we look at the elements which have made the journal what it is today, and we consider how to meet the challenges of the future. We only deeply regret that the late Professor Jan M. Hoem (editor in 1999–2006) could not join us in this editorial endeavour.

Author's Affiliation

Griffith Feeney - Independent researcher, International [Email]
Nico Keilman - Universitetet i Oslo, Norway [Email]
Carl Schmertmann - Florida State University, United States of America [Email]
Jakub Bijak - University of Southampton, United Kingdom [Email]

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