August 7, 2012 | Upcoming Publication

The Demography of Roman Italy

MPIDR researcher Saskia Hin has written a book that provides a new perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Roman Republic.  more

July 31, 2012 | News


MPIDR researcher Ekaterina Ogurtsova was awarded a prize for the best student presentation at the International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. more

July 23, 2012 | In the Press

Measuring Migration-flows with E-Mails

MPIDR researcher Emilio Zagheni has shown that migration trends can be measured using e-mail traffic, a result widely covered in the media. more

July 17, 2012 | News

Paper prize for Setsuya Fukuda

Former MPIDR researcher Setsuya Fukuda has been awarded a prize by the Population Association of Japan for his paper investigating the home-leaving patterns of young adults in Japan. more

July 13, 2012 | News


Virginia Zarulli from the Laboratory of Survival and Longevity has successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis at the University La Sapienza in Rome. more

July 10, 2012 | News


Adam Lenart from the Laboratory of Survival and Longevity has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Rostock. He examined a mathematical model widely used to describe mortality in demographic research. more

July 5, 2012 | New Publication

What the electric meter tells us about the birthrate

Species that use more energy live longer and have fewer children. But is this true of humans? After all, humans satisfy their appetite for energy through electrical outlets. more

June 14, 2012 | RostockĀ“s Eleven

Male and Female: a Paradox unto Death

Men die earlier than women. But that was not always so, as long ago it was women who died earlier. Why that is and what has changed - these are questions addressed by MPIDR-scientist Svenja Weise.


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