Compared to other OECD countries, Germany experiences low regional inequalities in life expectancy despite having comparatively large regional economic inequalities. More
How do demographers work? Participants in the "Wissenskarawane" will gain insight into the everyday working lives of MPIDR researchers and they will analyze demographic data. More
Enrique Acosta from the Laboratory of Population Health defended his doctoral thesis with the mention of “exceptional” and was recommended for the Dean´s list of honor at the Département de démographie at the Université de Montréal. More
Bohk-Ewald, C.; Li, P.; Myrskylä, M.:
Forecast accuracy hardly improves with method complexity when completing cohort fertility Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115:37, 9187–9192. (2018).
Alexander, M.; Polimis, K.; Zagheni, E.:
The impact of Hurricane Maria on out-migration from Puerto Rico: evidence from Facebook data Population and Development Review 45:3, 617–630. (2019).
Research scientist Jennifer Caputo shows positive long-term relationships between working at midlife and health over many following years, even past retirement age. More
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock investigates the structure and dynamics of populations. Directors of the Institute are Mikko Myrskylä and Emilio Zagheni. More
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Digital and Computational Demography
Fertility and Well-Being
Research Group: Labor Demography
Research Group: Lifespan Inequalities
Research Group: Mathematical and Actuarial Demography
Max Planck Research Group: Gender Gaps in Health and Survival