News & Press Releases

December 4, 2018 | Call for Papers

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Gender Gaps in Health

The MPIDR invites submissions to a conference on gender gaps in health taking place in Italy in October 2019. more

November 19, 2018 | News

“Boomeranging” back to a parents’ home negatively affects young adults’ mental health

The number of young adults living in their own household has dropped dramatically in the United States, and a growing proportion of young people will move back in with their parents. These “boomerang” moves are associated with an increase in depressive symptoms, a recent MPIDR study suggests. more

November 12, 2018 | Suessmilch Lecture

Understanding The Social Polarisation of Family Experience in the UK

On November 20, Ann Berrington from the University of Southampton, UK, will give a talk about Social Polarisation of Family Experience in the UK. more

November 5, 2018 | News

Recent Trends and Future Uncertainties in Longevity. 5th Human Mortality Database Symposium

The Human Mortality Database Project team invites contributions to the 5th HMD Symposium. more

October 26, 2018 | News


On October 26, 2018 Marcus Ebeling successfully defended his doctoral thesis with summa cum laude at the University of Rostock. more

October 23, 2018 | News

The economic crisis led to a sharp decline in working life expectancy in Spain

In times of demographic change, raising the retirement age is often discussed. But the length of our working lives depends to a large extent on how continuously we work. In Spain, for example, working life expectancy fell sharply during the economic crisis, a study by the MPIDR has shown. more

October 5, 2018 | Big Data

Workshop: Symposium on Digital Demography

The MPIDR is organizing and hosting the first Symposium on Digital Demography (Rostock, October 17-18, 2018). more

October 1, 2018 | Suessmilch Lecture

Age-Period-Cohort Analysis: What Is It Good For?

On October 9th, Herbert L. Smith from the University of Pennsylvania, USA, will give a talk at the MPIDR about Age Period Cohort Analysis. more

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