“The New Population Bomb” Foreign Affairs, January/February 2010. Jack A. Goldstone reveals "four historic shifts that will fundamentally alter the world's population over the next four decades."
“Farewell to Youth” Economist: The World in 2009. The rich world is getting older – in 2009 the G-8, with the notable exception of the US, will reach median ages of 40 or above.
“Ageing Populations: Things To Look Forward To” The Economist, 7/31/2008. A short look at the global trend towards longevity, and the resultant increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases.
“No Babies”, New York Times Magazine, 6/29/2008. Russel Shorto examines the low fertility and declining populations in Europe.
“Why Population Aging Matters: A Global Perspective,” National Institute on Aging, March 2007. Prepared for the U.S. State Department Summit on Global Aging, this booklet outlines nine trends in aging around the world.
“Global Population Aging in the 21st Century and its Economic Implications,” Congressional Budget Office, 12/2005. A broad look at global population trends and summary of the research on economic impacts of various population age shifts.
“The Global Baby Bust,” Foreign Affairs, May/June 2004. Phillip Longman.
“World in the Balance” NOVA, PBS, April 20, 2004. NOVA series on population issues in Japan, India, Kenya and China
“Demography Is Not Destiny” Foreign Affairs, Sept/Oct 2004. Michael Titlebaum and Jay Winter respond to Longman.