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Welcome to the Max Planck Institute
for Demographic Research

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. At the MPIDR, researchers from all over the world investigate demographic change, aging, fertility, biological demography and other issues at the forefront of population research. The Institute is headed by its directors James W. Vaupel and Mikko Myrskylä.

The MPIDR is part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.

Calendar

February 8, 2016

Introduction to Demography and Aging Research

Roland Rau, MPIDR more

February 9, 2016

Health Inequalities: Principal Facts and Measurement Issues

Domantas Jasilionis, MPIDR more

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Jobs

February 1, 2016

Student Assistant

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is seeking a student assistant for the research group Population Health. more

January 14, 2016

Assistant Managing Editor (20 hours/week)

We are looking for an Editorial Assistant to join the editorial team of the online journal Demographic Research.  more

November 19, 2015

Two post-doctoral research scientists

The MPIDR is recruiting two post-doctoral research scientists to work on labor demography. more

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News

January 27, 2016 | New Database

COMADRE: Uniform data for Biodemography

Recently, the Open Access database COMADRE went online. The database run by the MPIDR contains demographic information on an unprecedented variety and number of animal species. In an article published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology, the makers of the database present their project. more

January 15, 2016 | News

Caravan of Science 2016

From January 13 to 26, the “Wissenskarawane” gives school students the opportunity to get insights into the research done at research institutes in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On January 20, the MPIDR opens its doors to about a hundred students. more

January 12, 2016 | Suessmilch Lecture

Expected and Unexpected Effects of Childbearing

On January 19, 2016 Øystein Kravdal from the University of Oslo, Norway will give a talk about the methodologically and politically important distinction of expected and unexpected effects of childbearing at the MPIDR. more

January 6, 2016 | New Publication

The impact of violence on Mexico’s life expectancy

After six decades of improvements in life expectancy, Mexican life expectancy has stagnated since the beginning of the 21st century. The reason for the stagnation is the upsurge of homicide rates among men after 2005. This is the finding of a study conducted by EDSD-doctoral student José Manuel Aburto. more

 

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