Demographic Consequences of COVID-19

VODCAST - 29 June 2020 IIASA and RANEPA


IIASA in collaboration with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration hosted an online symposium to share recent research and discuss challenges that demographers may face in studying demographic consequences of COVID-19.

(00:00-03:40) Opening: Sergei Scherbov (IIASA and RANEPA)

(03:40-07:55) Welcome: Vladimir A. Mau, Rector at RANEP

(07:55-11:18) Welcome: Albert van Jaarsveld, Director General and CEO at IIASA

(11:20-1:37:00) Part I, Chair: Sergei Scherbov

  • (12:24-31:00) Human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic: Excess mortality and years of life lost in Italian epicenters - Simone Ghislandi (University of Bocconi and IIASA)
  • (31:17-50:30) Assessing the potential impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy - Guillaume Marois (University of Shanghai and IIASA)
  • (50:30-1:12:30) Potential impact of COVID-19 on population dynamics in Russian regions - Sergey Shulgin (RANEPA)
  • (1:12:30-1:36:17) Estimating infection fatality rates and herd immunity levels through demographics - Miguel Sanchez-Romero (Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences)

(1:37:12-2:43:23) Part II, Chair: Sergey Shulgin

  • (1:37:29-2:00:54) Demographic account of COVID-19 statistics - Dalkhat Ediev (North Caucasian State Humanitarian Technological Academy and IIASA)
  • (2:00:54-2:17:52) Desires for parenthood at the time of COVID-19 pandemic in Russia - Alla Makarentseva (RANEPA)
  • (2:17:57-2:43:23) Age, gender and COVID-19 infections - Tomas Sobotka (Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences)

(2:43:23-3:46:28) Discussion, Moderator: Raya Muttarak (IIASA)


Sergei Scherbov

Principal Research Scholar and Project Leader Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group - Population and Just Societies Program


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