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Dutch Demography Day 2011
On 9 November 2011, the Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) hosted the fourth Dutch Demography Day. Demographers and researchers from other disciplines had the opportunity to present their current research. The day started with a plenary lecture with the theme 'The inherent conflict between increasing life expectancy and declining health. About the social consequences of living longer' opened by Dorly Deeg (Professor epidemiology VU Medical Centre) and Hans van Noorden (Chairman Univé-VGZ-IZA-Trias Zorgkantoren), followed by 3 rounds of parallel sessions with paper presentations.
The Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) awarded a master thesis award of 500 euros. the prize was awarded to Tali Spiegel for her master thesis ''The Role of the Availability of Attractive Alternative Partners in Union Dissolution', written at the University of Utrecht, during an internship at Statistics Netherlands (CBS) (supervised by Anne-Rigt Poortman/Eva Jaspers (UU) and Ruben van Gaalen/Marjolijn Das (CBS)).