Welcome at MPIDR | May 10, 2021

Henrik-Alexander Schubert is a new PhD-student at the Fertility and Well-being Lab

Coming from Stockholm University where he obtained his Master in Demography, Henrik-Alexander Schubert is a new PhD-student at the Fertility and Well-being Laboratory. He wants to find out how the fertility of men deviates from female fertility. On weekends you are most likely to meet him in one of Rostock's skateparks.  More



Online Seminar Talk

Two Papers Exploring the Mechanisms Linking Climate Change, Heat Waves, and Fertility

Joshua Wilde from the Laboratory of Population Health at MPIDR gives an Online Seminar Talk.  More

All Events

Call for Participation | May 11, 2021

Rostock Retreat on Visualizing Uncertainty 2021

Introduction to our research groups

Demographic Data

PAA 2021 | May 03, 2021

MPIDR at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting 2021

Several MPIDR researchers present their work at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, which takes place in a virtual manner from May 5-8, 2021. The Institute also has an exihibition booth.  More

Selected Publications

Grow, A.; Perrotta, D.; Del Fava, E.; Cimentada, J.; Rampazzo, F.; Gil-Clavel, B. S.; Zagheni, E.:

Addressing public health emergencies via Facebook surveys: advantages, challenges, and practical considerations   Journal of Medical Internet Research 22:12, e20653–e20653. (2020)

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 117:13, 6998–7000. (2020)

More Publications

Media Coverage | May 15, 2020

Covid-19 Experts at MPIDR

Working at MPIDR

Life & Research in Rostock


What is Demography?

New Issue 1/2021 available | March 29, 2021

The Quarterly German Newsletter

What is demography?

Glossary of Demographic Terms

COVID-19 Blog | May 03, 2021

Researching the Demographic Consequences of the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been dominating our lives for a year now. Science has done an extraordinary job during this time at unravelling mysteries and unlocking solutions. In like manner, researchers at MPIDR are investigating demographic issues in connection to the novel coronavirus.  More

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.