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Basic Research in Mortality Modeling

Roland Rau, Marcus Ebeling, Trifon Missov, Torsten Sauer, Christina Bohk-Ewald (MPIDR / University of Helsinki, Finland), Frederik Peters (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany); in Collaboration with Anders Ahlbom, Karin Modig (both: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Annette Baudisch (University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark), Joel E. Cohen (Rockefeller University, New York, USA)

We conduct basic research to gain a deeper understanding of the root causes of mortality from a demographic perspective. The work is done together with researchers from the Karolinska Institute, Rockefeller University, the University of Southern Denmark, and the Freshpond Research Institute in the United States.   Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Statistics and Mathematics


Cohen, J. E.; Bohk-Ewald, C.; Rau, R.:
Demographic Research 38:29, 773–842. (2018)    
Ebeling, M.:
Rostock: University of Rostock. (2018)
Ebeling, M.; Rau, R.; Baudisch, A.:
Population Studies 72:3, 369–379. (2018)    
Rau, R.; Ebeling, M.; Peters, F.; Bohk-Ewald, C.; Missov, T. I.:
In: 2017 Living to 100 monograph, 1–21. Schaumburg, IL: Society of Actuaries. (2017)    
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.