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Welcome to the Max Planck Institute
for Demographic Research

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. At the MPIDR, researchers from all over the world investigate demographic change, aging, fertility, digital demography and other issues at the forefront of population research. The Institute is headed by its directors Mikko Myrskylä and Emilio Zagheni.

The MPIDR is part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.

Calendar

July 2, 2018 - July 4, 2018

Rostock Retreat

Christian Dudel, more

September 15, 2018

Max Planck Day

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October 9, 2018

Süßmilch Lecture

Herbert L. Smith, University of Pennsylvania, more

October 17, 2018 - October 18, 2018

Mini-symposium on digital demography

E. Zagheni, more

December 11, 2018 - December 13, 2018

IUSSP workshop on mortality monitoring

Emilio Zagheni, more

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News

June 22, 2018 | Big Data

Workshop: Making Sense of Online Data for Population Research

How can online data be dealt with properly in demography? MPIDR researchers take part in organizing a workshop on online data at the International Conference on Web and Social Media in Stanford. more

June 9, 2018 | Congratulations!

EAPS Award for James Vaupel

MPIDR founding director James Vaupel received the prestigious EAPS Award for population studies at the European Population Conference 2018 in Brussels. more

June 9, 2018 | Congratulations!

EAPS Outreach Award for Tim Riffe

MPIDR researcher Tim Riffe received the prestigious "EAPS Outreach Award for Communication in Population Science" at the European Population Conference 2018 in Brussels. more

May 15, 2018 | New Publication

Development can reverse fertility declines

The long-standing rule that wealthier populations have fewer children is not true anymore for Europe. Today regions with higher income have higher birth rates, a new MPIDR study shows.

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