When grandparents live nearby and retire, parents likely have a second child early. However, they do not have more children. More
This one week course is part of the program "International Advanced Studies in Demography" and is targeted mainly to PhD students. More
Fertility data for the Republic of Korea were updated through 2018 by the Human Fertility Database. Korea's Total Fertility Rate hit a record low level of 0.98 children per women in 2018. In no country were fewer children born per woman. 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).
Today, the United Nations celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research employs almost as many female scientists as male scientists. Yana Vierboom is one of them. 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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