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Population / food / health

China's food security

European rural development

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List of Publications (selected)

2012

Raftery, A.E., N. Li, H. Ševčíková, P. Gerland, Heilig, G.K.

Bayesian probabilistic population projections for all countries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (35):13915-13921 (Link)

2012

Raftery, A.E., N. Li, H. Ševčíková, P. Gerland, Heilig, G.K.

Bayesian probabilistic population projections for all countries. - Supporting information" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (35):1-7 (Link)

2011

Alkema L, Raftery A.E., Gerland P., Clark S.J., Pelletier F., Buettner T. , Heilig G.K.

Probabilistic Projections of the Total Fertility Rate for All Countries. In: Demography (2011), 48:815-839

2010

Heilig G.K., Buettner, T., Li, N., Gerland, P., Pelletier, F., Alkema, L., Chunn, J., Ševčíková, H., Raftery, A.E.

A probabilistic version of the United Nations World Population Prospects: Methodological improvements by using Bayesian fertility and mortality projections. EUROSTAT, Work Session on Demographic Projections, Lisbon, 28-30 April 2010, Forecasting demographic components: Fertility.

2009

Raftery A.E., Alkema L., Gerland P., Clark S.J., Pelletier F., Buettner T., Heilig, G.K., Li N., Sevckova, H.

White Paper: Probabilistic Projections of the Total Fertility Rate for All Countries for the 2010 World Population Prospects. United Nations Population Division, Expert Group Meeting on Recent and Future Trends in Fertility, New York, 2-4 December 2009

2007

Long, Hualou / Tang, Guoping / Li, Xiubin / Heilig, G.K.

Socio-economic driving forces of land-use change in Kunshan, the Yangtze River Delta economic area of China. In: Journal of Environmental Management 83 (2007) 351–364 (Link)

2007

Long, Hualou / Heilig, G.K. / Li, Xiubin / Zhang, Ming

Socio-economic development and land-use change: analysis of rural housing land transition in the Transect of the Yangtse River, China. In: Land Use Policy, Vol. 24, 141-153 (Link)

2007

Heilig, G.K.

Schätzung und Projektion der Weltbevölkerung durch die Vereinten Nationen. In: Zeitschrift für Bevölkerungswissenschaft, Jg. 32, 3-4, 2007, 577-596

2006

Liu, Xiaozi /, Heilig, G.K. / Chen, Junmiao / Heino, Mikko

Interactions between economic growth and environmental quality in Shenzhen, China's first special economic zone. In: Ecological Economics, Vol. 62, 3-4, 15 May 2007, 559-570 (Link)

2006

Heilig, G.K.

Many Chinas:  Regional diversity in economic development. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, 147-161 (Link)

2006

Heilig, G.K. / Zhang, Ming / Long, Hualou / Li, Xiubin / Wu, Xiuqin

Poverty alleviation in China: A lesson for the Developing World? In: Geographische Rundschau, International Edition, Vol. 2, No. 2, 4-13

2006

Long, Hualou / Heilig, G.K. / Wang, J. / Li, Xiubin / Luo, M. / Wu, X. / Zhang, M.

Land use and soil erosion in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River: Some socio-economic considerations on China's Grain-for-Green Programme. In: Land Degradation and Development, Vol. 17, 1-15 (Wiley & Sons, Ltd.)

2003

Heilig, G.K.

Information society and the countryside: can Internet-based systems bring income alternatives to rural areas? In: Banski, Jerzy / Owsinski, Jan (Eds.): Alternatives for European Rural Areas. Vol. 1. Warswa (European Rural Development Network, Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics, Institute  of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences) , 65-79

2003

Heilig, G.K.

Resource Mensch wird knapp. Zur demographischen Entwicklung ländlicher Räume in Europa. In: Agrarische Rundschau, 2/2003, 29-35

2002

Heilig, G.K.

Multifunctionality of Landscapes and Ecosystem Services with Respect to Rural Development. In: Helming, K. / Wiggering, H. (Eds.): Sustainable Development of Multifunctional Landscapes. Berlin, New York (Springer Verlag)

2002

Heilig, G.K.

China's Changing Land: Population, Food Demand, and Land Use. In: Jose A. da Cruz: Geography: A World Geography Regional Reader. (Pearson Custom Publishing), ISBN: 0-536-68630-0

2000

Heilig, G.K. / Reidinger, Richard / Yang, Xiaoliu / Yan, Jingsong / Hu, Ying

Water eco-development strategies in China. In: Rusong Wang / Hongzun Ren / Zhiyun Ouyang (Eds.): China Water Vision. The Eco-sphere of Water, Life, Environment, and Development. Beijing (China Meteorological Press, Foreign Language book, No. 120)

2000

Heilig, G.K. / Fischer, G. / van Velthuizen, H.

Can China feed itself? An analysis of China's food prospects with special reference to water resources. In: The International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Vol. 7, 153-172

1999

Heilig, G.K.

ChinaFood: Can China Feed Itself? Laxenburg, Austria (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Electronic Publication on CD-ROM), ISBN 3-7045-0134-4

1997

Heilig, G.K.

Anthropogenic Factors in Land-use Change in China. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 23, No, 1, 139-168

1997

Heilig, G.K. / Fischer, G.

Population momentum and the demand on land and water resources. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, Series B, Vol. 352, 869-889 (Link)

1997

Heilig, G.K.

Sustainable Development - Ten arguments against a biologistic 'slow-down' philosophy of social and economic development. In: The International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1-16

1996

Heilig, G.K.

How many people can be fed on earth? In: Lutz, W. (Ed.): The Future Population of the World: What Can We Assume Today? London (Earthscan), Revised and Updated Edition, 196-249

1996

Heilig, G.K.

Who is Changing the Land? Lifestyles, Population, and Global Land-use Change. In: Ramphal, S. / Sinding, S.W. (Eds.): Population Growth and Environmental Issues. Westport, London (Praeger), 109-128

1995

Heilig, G.K.

Neglected Dimensions of Global Land-use Change: Reflections and Data. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 20, No. 4, 831-859 (Link)

1994

Heilig, G.K.

The Greenhouse Gas Methane (CH4): Sources and Sinks, the Impact of Population Growth, Possible Interventions. In: Population and Environment, Vol. 16, No. 2, 109-137

1994

Galler, H. / Heilig, G.K. / Steinmann, G. (Hrsg.)

Acta Demographica, 1993. Heidelberg (Physica Verlag)

1993

Heilig, G.K.

Der Einfluß grenzüberschreitender Migration auf die Bevölkerungsstruktur. Ergebnisse von Simulations-Studien zur Migration nach West-Europa. In: Schäfers, B. (Ed.): Lebensverhältnisse und Soziale Konflikte im Neuen Europa. Verhandlungen des 26. Deutschen Soziologentages in Düsseldorf 1992. Frankfurt (Campus), 135-144

1993

Heilig, G.K.

Food, Lifestyles, and Energy. In: van der Heij, D.G. (Ed.): Food and Nutrition Policy. Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Food and Nutrition Policy. The Hague, Netherlands, 21-24 April 1992, Wageningen (Pydoc), 60-86

1992

Heilig, G.K.

Crises: Demographic Causes and Consequences. In: Acta Demographica, Vol. 3, 57-80

1992

Buttler, G.K. / Heilig, G.K. / Schmitt-Rink, G. (Hrsg.)

Acta Demographica, 1992. Heidelberg, Physica Verlag

1991

Lutz, W. / Prinz, Ch. / Wils, A.B. / Büttner, Th. / Heilig, G.K.

 

Alternative Demographic Scenarios for Europe and North America. In: Lutz, W. (Ed): Future Demo­graphic Trends in Europe and North America. What can we assume today? London et al. (Academic Press) p.523-563 (First Edition)

1991

Heilig, G.K.

 

The Possible Impact of AIDS on Future Mortality. In: Lutz, W. (Ed): Future Demographic Trends in Europe and North America. What can we assume today? London et al. (Academic Press) p.71-95 (First Edition)

1990

Heilig, G.K.

 

Wissenslandschaften statt Daten-Berge! Überlegungen zum Informationsproblem in der Sozial­wis­sen­schaft. In: Deutscher Dokumentartag, 1989. Informationsmethoden: Neue Ansätze und Techni­ken. Proceedings. Frankfurt (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Dokumentation)

1990

Grübler, A. / Büttner, T. / Heilig, G.K.

 

Eigendynamik. Die Folgen der DDR-Eingliederung. In: Bild der Wissenschaft, Heft 11, Podium, 136-139

1990

Heilig, G.K. / Büttner, T. / Lutz, W.

Germany's Population: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future. Population Bulletin, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Special Issue)

1990

Heilig, G.K. / Prinz, Ch.

Modellrechnungen zur Gliederung der Bevölkerung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland nach dem Familienstand, 1970-2030. In: Acta Demographica, Bd. 1, 85-108

1989

Heilig, G.K. / Kiefl, W.

 

Gesellschaftliche Deutung and Problembewältigungsstrategien, exemplifiziert am Beispiel der AIDS-Pandemie. In: Vierteljahreshefte für Politik und Kultur, 31. Jahrgang, Heft 4, 21-27

1989

Heilig, G.K. / Wils, A.

 

AIDS costs more "Years of Potential Life" before age 65 than Diabetes, TBC, or Viral Hepatitis! Patterns of Premature Mortality in Switzerland, Austria, and the Federal Republic of Germany. In: POPNET, No. 15, 1-8

1989

Heilig, G.K.

 

Gibt es demographische Auswirkungen der AIDS-Epidemie in der Bundes­republik Deutschland? In: Zeitschrift für Bevölkerungswissenschaft, Jg. 15, Heft 3

1988

Steinmann, G. / Zimmermann, K.F. / Heilig, G.K. (Hrsg.)

 

Probleme und Chancen demographischer Entwicklungen in der Dritten Welt. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo (Springer Verlag)

1988

Heilig, G.K.

 

AIDS in Afrika: Ursachen und Perspektiven. In: Hofmeier, R. (Hrsg.): Afrika Jahrbuch, 1987. Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft in Afrika südlich der Sahara. Opladen (Leske und Budrich) 41-54 (Institut für Afrika-Kunde, Hamburg)

1987

Heilig, G.K. / Lutz, W. / Wolf, D.

 

Aging and the Family. In: POPNET, No. 11, 1-6

1987

Heilig, G.K. / Krebs, T.

 

Bevölkerungswachstum und Nahrungsversorgung in Schwarzafrika. Modellrechnungen zur künftigen Entwicklung. In: Zeitschrift für Bevölkerungswissenschaft, Jg. 13, No. 1, 81-119.

1987

Heilig, G.K.

 

Demographische und soziale Aspekte der AIDS Pandemie in Afrika südlich der Sahara. In: Afrika Spectrum, Vol. 22, No. 1, 23-45

1986

Heilig, G.K.

 

Probleme bei der Beschaffung von Daten aus amtlichen Statistiken. Über­legungen aus der Sicht einer demographisch interessierten Sozialwissenschaft. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, Vol 15, No. 3, 221-229

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Updated: 9 October 2013