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July 01, 2019 | News | Rostock Retreat on Simulation

Rostock Retreat on Simulation

Population researchers and social scientists who use computer simulations to advance discovery take part in the Rostock Retreat on Simulation at the MPIDR. more

June 28, 2019 | News | Project Days

Pupils learn basics of demography

At the end of June, tenth grade pupils of Rostock’s Innerstädtisches Gymnasium and the city’s Gymnasium Reutershagen were guests at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR). more

June 26, 2019 | Defo News

Men or women - who is the sensitive gender?

Read in the new issue of "Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand" how the opioid crisis in the USA is reducing average life expectancy. Other topics: Men or women - who is the sensitive gender? more

June 14, 2019 | News | Apply now: Rostock Open Science Workshop

Rostock Open Science Workshop

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The Rostock Open Science Workshop will introduce demographic researchers to the tools and practices of open science. The Workshop will be held at the MPIDR on October 10th and 11th, 2019. more

June 11, 2019 | News | Suessmilch Lecture

Mothers’ Employment in 22 Countries

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On June 18th, 2019, Jennifer Hook from the University of Southern California, will give a lecture about the influence of family policies and income inequalities on mothers in 22 countries. more

June 05, 2019 | News | Follow-up on “Boomeranging" back to parents

“Boomeranging" back to a parents

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Last fall, MPIDR researcher Jennifer Caputo published her paper showing that adult children who moved back to their parents’ homes have more depressive symptoms. Now she is looking into the well-being of parents in these situations. more

June 04, 2019 | News | Rostock´s Eleven

Equality is only slowly gaining ground

People of high social status enjoy prestige and are deemed competent; people of low social status are viewed as less capable. But how can such stereotypes be changed? MPIDR researcher André Grow is looking into this question. more

May 27, 2019 | News | Workshop Announcement

Demographic Research with Web and Social Media Data

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The MPIDR and IUSSP invite to a workshop on the use of web and social media data in demographic research taking place in Munich on June 11th, 2019. more

May 22, 2019 | News | Workshop Announcement

Migration data and models for a better world

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The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) organizes a workshop on migration data and models, at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York City on August 9th, 2019. more

May 14, 2019 | News | New Publication

What musical taste reveals about cultural identity

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Using Facebook data on musical preferences, MPIDR researchers have shown in a new study that immigrants in the US adapt to the culture of their new homeland in very diverse ways. more

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.