News & Press Releases

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

September 4, 2018 | New Publication

Aging by accident

Young adults experience increased mortality, known as the accident hump. But not all of these deaths are accidents. And some of them are due to senescence. A new method allows for decomposing and visualizing what’s really in the hump. more

August 28, 2018 | 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 | 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 | 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

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