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Demographic Research (Online Journal)

"Demographic Research" is a free, online, open access, peer-reviewed journal of the population sciences published by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR). Contributions are generally published within one month of final acceptance.

The online journal is available at: http://www.demographic-research.org.

"Demographic Research" has been established by the MPIDR as one of the first free, open access online journals worldwide. By pioneering in the field of online publishing the MPIDR aims to:

  • publish top-quality demographic research and related material from the full range of disciplines that bear on demography, including the social sciences, the life sciences, mathematics and statistics, policy research, and research on the discipline itself;
  • harness the potential of the Internet. Articles may include data files, computer programs, and other supporting material, as well as hypertext links to other Internet resources; and
  • encourage the development of an international community of people concerned with demographic research, including researchers, teachers, students, data producers; and users of demographic knowledge in government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

The Publisher of "Demographic Research" is James W. Vaupel, Director of the MPIDR, and head of the Laboratories Evolutionary Biodemography and Survival and Longevity.

The Editor is Carl P. Schmertmann, who is supported by a board of associate editors.


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