News & Press Releases

August 8, 2018 | 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 | 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

June 22, 2018 | 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 | 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

June 9, 2018 | Congratulations!

EAPS Award for James Vaupel

MPIDR founding director James Vaupel received the prestigious EAPS Award for population studies at the European Population Conference 2018 in Brussels. more

June 2, 2018 | News

MPIDR researchers at the EPC 2018

Many MPIDR researchers will present their work at the European Population Conference, which takes place in Brussels from 6-9 June 2018. The Institute will also have an exihibition booth. more

May 22, 2018 | Suessmilch Lecture

The US Midlife Mortality Crisis: "Deaths of despair"?

On May 29 Robert Hummer from the University of North Carolina will give a Süßmilch lecture at the MPIDR about the much deabted claims on increases in midlife mortality among white low-educated Americans. more

May 15, 2018 | New Publication

Development can reverse fertility declines

The long-standing rule that wealthier populations have fewer children is not true anymore for Europe. Today regions with higher income have higher birth rates, a new MPIDR study shows. more

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