Research Group Leader

Diego Alburez-Gutierrez

Research Group: Kinship Inequalities

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Diego Alburez-Gutierrez leads the Independent Research Group on Kinship Inequalities at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Germany. Diego received his PhD in Demography and Population Studies (2018) and his MSc in Social Research Methods (2014) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In 2019, he was honored by the Max Planck Society with the Otto Hahn Medal for outstanding scientific achievement for his PhD thesis "Beyond excess mortality: the demographic life of a Mayan community after a war of massacres". In 2022, Diego received the BSPS Early Career Award from the British Society for Population Studies.  Diego is best known for his work combining formal demography and empirical data to study intergenerational family processes. His research has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Demography, Population and Development Review, and other key disciplinary journals.

Projects

Estimating and Projecting Offspring Mortality over the Life Course for all Countries of the World Projects details
Formal Demographic Approaches to the Study of Inequalities in Mortality and Kinship Resources Projects details
Genealogical Approaches to Estimate Demographic Dynamics and the Role of Kin Support in the Context of Armed Conflicts Projects details
Studying International Migration of High-Skilled Professionals Using Large-Scale Digital Trace Data Projects details

MPIDR Publications

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Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Barban, N.; Caswell, H.; Kolk, M.; Margolis, R.; Smith-Greenaway, E.; Song, X.; Verdery, A.; Zagheni, E.:
SocArxiv papers. unpublished. (2022)    
Snyder, M.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Williams, I.; Zagheni, E.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119:26, e2202686119–e2202686119. (2022)       
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.:
Demography, 9975747–9975747. (2022)       
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Mason, C.; Zagheni, E.:
Population and Development Review 47:4, 997–1023. (2021)       
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Kolk, M.; Zagheni, E.:
Demography 58:5, 1715–1735. (2021)       

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