September 4, 2012 | New Publication

Dryland ecosystems

Almost half of the Earth´s land surface is covered with deserts, savanna, and steppe. Nevertheless, these dryland ecosystems are only poorly investigated. MPIDR-researcher Roberto Salguero-Gomez has guest edited a theme issue on this topic. more

August 16, 2012 | Suessmilch Lecture

Demography of Family

Sociologist Gøsta Esping-Andersen from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona will give a lecture at the MPIDR titled “Re-theorizing family demography” on August 23th. more

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

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