Friday, September 3 / 16:00 PM - 17:30 PM   •   Room HS31

Session 79:
EU Session on rural regions - Demographic and economic change in the 21st century

Chair: Lewis Dijkstra, European Commission

  1. Does population decline lead to economic decline in rural regions? Lewis Dijkstra, European Commission; Zuzana Gakova, European Commission;

  2. The demographic and economic trends in remote rural regions Vicente Ruiz, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);

  3. Relationships between demographic change and economic restructuring in rural Europe at the beginning of the 21st century Mats Johansson, Royal Institute of Technology; Andrew K. Copus, UHI Millennium Institute;

  4. Socio-economic situation and demographic evolution in rural areas of the EU Inmaculada Garcia de Fernando Sonseca, European Commission;

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