Daniela Perrotta, André Grow, and a team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), want to analyze people’s health behavior during the coronavirus pandemic. That is why they are currently conducting a survey via Facebook. In the interview, Daniela Perrotta and André Grow explain what they and their team want to find out. More
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).
Mehta, N. K.; Abrams, L. R.; Myrskylä, M.:
US life expectancy stalls due to cardiovascular disease, not drug deaths Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1–3. (2020).
Andreas Höhn from the Max Planck Research Group Gender Gaps in Health and Survival successfully defended his doctoral thesis “Gender, Hospitalization, and Mortality” at the University of Southern Denmark. Due to the current circumstances, Andreas defended his thesis online. More
Katja Gramsch has real organizing ability. She has been working in the hotel industry for 13 years, planning weddings and corporate events. Since March she is responsible for the organisation of workshops at MPIDR. More
In equitable societies, women and men assess their health in a similar way - but not in Cuba. MPIDR researcher Mine Kühn confirms this in her latest publication. More
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