Visuel Yves Charbit

Yves Charbit

Professor emeritus of demography, University of Paris. UMR CEPED

2 published articles

Is a demographic disaster unavoidable in Niger?
Opinion

Is a demographic disaster unavoidable in Niger?

Current data suggests “a confirmed demographic explosion” in Niger, with alarming short and medium-term consequences. The examples of Kenya and Bangladesh, however, suggest that we should put this forecast into perspective and delve deeper into the analysis of the population-growth link.
Yves Charbit, Stan Becker
Migration as seen from developed countries: demographic realities, ideology and political choices
Opinion

Migration as seen from developed countries: demographic realities, ideology and political choices

Academic Yves Charbit explains that control of migration flows by a purely numbers-based approach–a practice preferred by developed countries–is not only ineffective, but also counter-productive for Europe. The second episode in our series: “Tomorrow, 9 billion people”.
Yves Charbit