Director
Head of the Laboratory of Population Health
Head of the Laboratory of Fertility and Well-Being
Head of the Research Group Labor Demography

Mikko Myrskylä

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Mikko Myrskylä is Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) and Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Helsinki. He joined the MPIDR from the London School of Economics where he served as Professor of Demography, and where he was working as Research Professor and led a research group funded by the European Research Council until 2019. Professor Myrskylä holds a PhD in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in Statistics from the University of Helsinki. His work focuses on population health, analysis of contemporary fertility trends, and demographic forecasting.

MPIDR Publications

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Castro Torres, A. F.; Batyra, E.; Myrskylä, M.:
Population and Development Review. accepted. (2021)    
Hellstrand, J.; Nisén, J.; Miranda, V.; Fallesen, P.; Dommermuth, L.; Myrskylä, M.:
Demography. accepted. (2021)    
Dudel, C.; Myrskylä, M.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 1–30. (2020)       
Mehta, N. K.; Abrams, L. R.; Myrskylä, M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117:13, 6998–7000. (2020)    
Hale, J. M.; Schneider, D. C.; Gampe, J.; Mehta, N. K.; Myrskylä, M.:
Epidemiology 31:5, 745–754. (2020)       

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