Call for Papers: Demography and COVID-19

A special Issue on ‘Demography and COVID-19: Risks, responses and impacts’ in the Journal of Population Research is being organised. The venue is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes on demography and population-related issues. International in scope, the journal presents original research papers, perspectives, review articles and shorter technical research notes. The range of coverage extends to substantive empirical analyses, theoretical works, applied research and contributions to methodology. For detailed information on the journal, please refer to

The scope of the Special Issue will extend beyond traditional research papers to include commentaries, reviews, data lag issues etc. For this Special Issue of the Journal of Population Research, we invite papers that include but are not limited to the following topics:

  • Demography of COVID-19
  • Forecasting and population futures
  • Impact of COVID-19 on the Census
  • Vital registration during COVID-19 in developing countries
  • COVID-19 and human mobility
  • COVID-19 and mortality differentials: the role of age structure
  • Gender and COVID-19
  • COVID-19 and household impacts (eg., changing living arrangements, changing working arrangements)
  • Impact of COVID-19 on fertility and fertility intentions

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