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 Data Science at the University of Helsinki. He joined the MPIDR from the London School of Economics where he served as Professor of Demography and led a research group funded by the European Research Council. Prof. Myrskylä holds PhDs in Demography (University of Pennsylvania) and Statistics (University of Helsinki). His work focuses on population health, fertility dynamics, and demographic forecasting, and leverages large linked population registers, causal inference approaches, and formal demography.

MPIDR Publications

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Castro Torres, A. F.; Batyra, E.; Myrskylä, M.:
Population and Development Review 48:1, 189–215. (2022)    
Hellstrand, J.; Nisén, J.; Miranda, V.; Fallesen, P.; Dommermuth, L.; Myrskylä, M.:
Demography 58:4, 1373–1399. (2021)    
Dudel, C.; Myrskylä, M.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 75:7, 1504–1514. (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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