June 6, 2013 | Research Award

Adam Lenart awarded the Otto Hahn Medal

MPIDR-researcher Adam Lenart has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal. The Medal comes with a prize money of 7500 Euro and is awarded by the Max Planck Society to young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements. more

April 16, 2013 | Suessmilch Lecture

Why people migrate

On April 19 Filiz Garip from Harvard University will give a talk at the MPIDR. She will focus on the question, which mechanisms underly the migration from Mexico to the US more

April 12, 2013 | Event

2nd Conference of the Rostocker Ring

The 2nd Conference of the Rostocker Ring will be held on May 29-30 at the MPIDR. Alumni and friends of the Institute are invited to attend and  young researchers have the opportunity  to meet senior scientists in a “speed-informing session”. more

April 10, 2013 | New Publication

Are more children born in the countryside than in the city?

In the year 1900 women who lived in the big city had an average of 2.7 children. Women who lived in this mostly rural region gave birth to more than twice as many children. Today, such large differences can hardly be found—unless you look closely. more

April 8, 2013 | Interview

Forecasting Migration

In this interview, migration researcher Frans Willekens explains when forecasts about migration can be done and for what kind of forecasts data from statistical offices are unsuitable. more

April 5, 2013 | News

MPIDR at the PAA Annual Meeting

Many MPIDR researchers will present their work at the Meeting of the Population Association of America, which takes place in New Orleans from 11-13 April. The Institute will also have an exihibition booth. more

March 11, 2013 | In the Press

The number of 110-year-olds continues to grow

An article in the newspaper “Tagesspiegel” looks at longevity research at the MPIDR. It poses an important question that we have yet to fully answer: Why do we keep getting older? more

February 14, 2013 | Suessmilch Lecture

Demography in Latin America

Albert Esteve from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) will give a lecture at the MPIDR entitled “The Second Demographic Transition in Latin America: are we seeing the first traces?” more

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