2‐4 febbraio 2011
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Facoltà di Economia
Piazzale Martelli, 8 ‐ Ancona

The 9th edition of the Popdays (Giornate di Studio sulla Popolazione) were held in Ancona, 2-4 february 2011. The conference was hosted by the Faculty of Economics, Università Politecnica delle Marche.
The program comprises parallel scientific session, poster session and three plenary sessions. The introductive plenary session focused on the following topic: “Could the immigration solve the population ageing?”. The session chaired by Antonio Golini, included presentations by Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna, Salvatore Strozza, Gustavo De Santis, Anna Paterno.
An international plenary session, organized together with the British society for Population Studies, focused on the demographic behaviours in the UK. The session chaired by Cecilia Tomassini, included presentations made by Wendy Sigle-Rushton (Fertility in England and Wales: A policy puzzle?), Emily Grundy, Sanna Read and Douglas A. Wolf (The family life course, health, and well-being in later life), Michael J. Murphy and Mariachiara di Cesare (Long-term trends in cause-specific mortality in England and Wales).

The closing plenary session was devoted to the presentation of the fourth report on the Italian Population Rapporto sulla popolazione 2011. L’Italia a 150 anni dall’Unità. The report was presented by Silvana Salvini and Alessandra de Rose with Andreina De Clementi (Società Italiana delle Storiche)and Carlo Carboni (Associazione Italiana di Sociologia) as discussants.

During the conference, the General assembly took place with a speech of the President of the AISP Silvana Salvini. [link protetto al verbale]