News & Press Releases

August 28, 2018 | News | Event

Max Planck Day

the MPIDR will open its doors on Saturday, September 15, from 11 am to 4 pm and invites you cordially to the Max Planck Day. more

August 28, 2018 | News | Interview

Forecasting Fertility: Should we care about the method?

Five questions to Christina Bohk-Ewald on her new study evaluating cohort fertility forecasting methods. more

August 16, 2018 | News | New Publication

The survival advantage of women increases after a hospital stay

Men have a higher risk of death than women at every age. As people become old and sick, the absolute survival advantage of women becomes much larger, a new MPIDR study shows. more

August 8, 2018 | News | News

Transfers in an aging European Union

The populations of all European countries are getting older, but not in same way or at the same pace. MPIDR researcher Fanny Kluge has offered a thought experiment: What would a transfer union look like in which the costs carried by the demographically disadvantaged countries is borne by the other countries? more

July 17, 2018 | News | New Publication

Do socioeconomic differences in hospital days grow or shrink with age?

Individuals highly educated and on a high income spend less time in hospital. This is well known. But whether these influences grow or shrink with age is still disputed. A new MPIDR study now shows that both may hold. more

July 2, 2018 | DeFo News

Childlessness, hospital stays, and life as a risk

Read in the new issue of "Demografische Forschung aus erster Hand" how income and social status impacts the duration of hospital stay and why rising life expectancy often goes hand in hand with having a higher risks of disease. more

June 22, 2018 | News | Big Data

Workshop: Making Sense of Online Data for Population Research

How can online data be dealt with properly in demography? MPIDR researchers take part in organizing a workshop on online data at the International Conference on Web and Social Media in Stanford. more

June 9, 2018 | News | Congratulations!

EAPS Outreach Award for Tim Riffe

MPIDR researcher Tim Riffe received the prestigious "EAPS Outreach Award for Communication in Population Science" at the European Population Conference 2018 in Brussels. more

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