Compared to other OECD countries, Germany experiences low regional inequalities in life expectancy despite having comparatively large regional economic inequalities. More
Data science tools offer social scientists the opportunity to address core demographic questions in new ways. Emilio Zagheni will introduce the participants of the workshop "Digital and Computational Demography" at Cornell University to some of them. More
Ugofilippo Basellini’s research area focuses on modeling and forecasting human mortality. In addition to demography, the new research scientist is very passionate about sports, especially tennis. 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).
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
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