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March 29, 2017 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Family ties, internal migration and immobility

On April 6, 2017, Clara Mulder from the University of Groningen will give a lecture at the MPIDR. She will present a new perspective on internal migration which takes into account that not only work and education but also family ties have an impact on the mobility of people.

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March 13, 2017 | News | Interview

"Should Politics influence Demography, Mrs. Chancellor?"

MPIDR researcher Marcus Ebeling has done an interview with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her podcast. He asked her how politics should deal with demographic change. more

February 27, 2017 | News | Obituary

Jan M. Hoem passed away

Jan M. Hoem passed away February 25th. He has been MPIDR director until 2007 and founded the Laboratory for Fertility and Family Dynamics in Europe. He trained many of today’s younger family demographers. more

February 22, 2017 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Racial Health Disparities in the United States

On February 28, 2017, Jay Kaufman from the McGill University, Montreal, Quebec will give a talk at the MPIDR entitled "Racial Health Disparities in the United States”. more

February 21, 2017 | News | On our own behalf

New Media Library

Recently, we have put online our media library. You will find many graphics, created over the past years on the basis of MPIDR research results, as well as press pictures and flyers. more

January 25, 2017 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Health inequalities in Europe

On January 31, Johan Mackenbach from the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will give a talk at the MPIDR entitled "Health inequalities in Europe. New insights from comparative studies”. more

January 10, 2017 | News | Rostock

Caravan of Science 2017

From January 11 to 24, the “Wissenskarawane” gives school students the opportunity to get insights into the research done at research institutes in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On January 17, the MPIDR opens its doors to students.
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December 20, 2016 | Press Release

Less children per man than per woman

A new MPIDR study makes birthrates for men in Germany available for the first time. Men on average have less children then women and have them later in life. Differences are strongest in eastern Germany, where men set a new world record for low fertility. more

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