Welcome to the MPIDR | September 17, 2021

Asli Ebru Sanlituerk is a new Researcher at the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

Coming from Bocconi University in Milan, Asli Ebru Sanlituerk is a new Researcher in the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography. She is researching how digital trace data can be used to better analyze mobility and migration. She is also a big volleyball fan.  More



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Bojen Rallye in Rostock

Discover Rostock's research and science places by bike, on foot or by local transport along an exciting route.  More

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Population Health

Sandwich Generation | September 13, 2021

Simultaneous Care Time Demands are Higher for Parents in the Global South

It is a particular challenge for individuals to take care of their frail parents and their own young children at the same time in life. This phenomenon is and will continue to be more common in countries of the Global South than in the Global North. That is what a new study by MPIDR Researcher Diego Alburez-Gutierrez and colleagues finds after analyzing demographic microsimulations using United Nations data.  More

Selected Publications

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

Behaviours and attitudes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: insights from a cross-national Facebook survey   EPJ Data Science 10:17, 1–13. (2021)

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)

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Life & Research in Rostock


What is Demography?

Media Coverage | September 07, 2021

Covid-19 Experts at MPIDR

New Issue 2/2021 available | June 29, 2021

The Quarterly German Newsletter

What is demography?

Glossary of Demographic Terms

COVID-19 Blog | September 06, 2021

Blog Update: The Short-term Mortality Fluctuations Data Series Response to Data Challenges

In response to data challenges, a new data resource on weekly mortality, the Short-term Mortality Fluctuations (STMF) data series was established. It is the first international database providing open-access harmonized, uniform, and fully documented data on weekly all-cause mortality.  More

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