Mikko Myrskylä

Laboratory of Population Health

Executive Director
Head of the Laboratory of Population Health
Head of the Laboratory of Fertility and Well-Being

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Mikko Myrskylä is Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) and Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Helsinki. He joined the MPIDR from the London School of Economics where he served as Professor of Demography, and where he continues to work as Research Professor and lead a research group funded by the European Research Council. Professor Myrskylä holds a PhD in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in Statistics from the University of Helsinki. His work focuses on population health, analysis of contemporary fertility trends, and demographic forecasting.


MPIDR Publications (selected)

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Goisis, A.; Özcan, B.; Myrskylä, M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114:1, 84-88 (2017).
Vogt, T. C.; van Raalte, A. A.; Grigoriev, P.; Myrskylä, M.:
Demography (2017).
Myrskylä, M.; Margolis, R.:
Demography 51:5, 1843-1866 (2014).
Myrskylä, M.; Goldstein, J. R.; Cheng, Y. A.:
Population and Development Review 39:1, 31-56 (2013).
Myrskylä, M.; Kohler, H.-P.; Billari, F. C.:
Nature 460:7256, 741-743 (2009).