Guest Researcher

Enrique Acosta

Laboratory of Population Health

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Enrique is a demographer and sociologist, with interest in the analysis of mortality trends. His research mostly focuses on: mortality shocks (period effects) during epidemics and pandemics; influence of birth cohort and generation membership (cohort effects) on mortality; and behaviorally driven mortality. From a methodological perspective, he has specialized in the analysis of Age, Period, and Cohort (APC) effects on mortality, excess mortality estimation, and demographic decomposition analysis


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MPIDR Publications

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Acosta, E.; Mehta, N. K.; Myrskylä, M.; Ebeling, M.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 77:Suppl. 2, S148–S157. (2022)       
Riffe, T.; Acosta, E.; Aburto, J. M.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Altová, A.; Alustiza Galarza, A.; Basellini, U.; Bignami, S.; Breton, D.; Choi, E.; Cimentada, J.; De Armas, G.; Del Fava, E.; Delgado, A.; Diaconu, V.; Donzowa, J.; Dudel, C.; Fröhlich, A.; Gagnon, A.; Garcia-Crisóstomo, M.; Garcia-Guerrero, V. M.; González-Diaz, A.; Hecker, I.; Koba, D. E.; Kolobova, M.; Kühn, M.; Lépori, M.; Liu, C.; Lozer, A.; Manea, M.-E.; Marey, L.; Masum, M.; Mogi, R.; Monicolle, C.; Morwinsky, S.; Musizvingoza, R.; Myrskylä, M.; Nepomuceno, M. R.; Nickel, M.; Nitsche, N.; Oksuzyan, A.; Oladele, S.; Olamijuwon, E.; Omodara, O.; Ouedraogo, S.; Paredes, M.; Pascariu, M. D.; Piriz, M.; Pollero, R.; Qanni, L.; Rehermann, F.; Ribeiro, F.; Rizzi, S.; Rowe, F.; Sarhan, A. R.; Sasson, I.; Shomron, E.; Shi, J.; Silva-Ramirez, R.; Strozza, C.; Torres, C.; Trias-Llimos, S.; Uchikoshi, F.; van Raalte, A. A.; Vazquez-Castillo, P.; Vilela, E.; Waqar, M. A.; Williams, I.; Zarulli, V.:
International Journal of Epidemiology 50:2, 390–390f. (2021)    
Pifarré i Arolas, H.; Acosta, E.; López-Casasnovas, G.; Lo, A.; Nicodemo, C.; Riffe, T.; Myrskylä, M.:
Scientific Reports 11:3504, 1–6. (2021)       
Acosta, E.; Hallman, S. A.; Dillon, L. Y.; Ouellette, N.; Bourbeau, R. R.; Herring, D. A.; Inwood, K.; Earn, D. J. D.; Madrenas, J.; Miller, M. S.; Gagnon, A.:
Demography 56:5, 1723–1746. (2019)       
Nepomuceno, M. R.; Acosta, E.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Aburto, J. M.; Gagnon, A.; Turra, C. M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117:25. (2020)    

Other Publications

Acosta, E.; van Raalte A.A. :
Demographic Research 41:42, 1205-1234 (2019)
Pifarré i Arolas, H.; Acosta, E.; Myrskylä, M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 118:29, e2105987118-e2105987118 (2021).
Gagnon, A.; Acosta, E.; Hallman, S.; Bourbeau, R.; Dillon, L.; Earn, D.; Herring, D.A.; Inwood, K.; Madrenas, J.; Miller, M.S.:
mBio, 9: 1 (2018)

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