A very happy and healthy 2021 to you! The first issue of the Journal of Population Economics for 2021 is now available online. Issue 34(1) includes articles addressing gender, immigration, and COVID-19. The issue includes the lead article, Names and Behaviours in a War by Stěpán Jurajda and Dejan Kovač, which can be read via the embedded link. The issue also includes the announcement of the winning article of the Kuznets Prize, which was awarded to Yun Qiu, Xi Chen, and Wei Shi for their article “Impacts of social and economic factors on the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China” (issue 33, 4). Read the full issue 34(1) here.