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European Population Conference 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.

Conference Theme: Population, Diversity and Inequality  

6-9 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Conference Participants from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), Rostock, Germany (excerpt of the EPC 2018 program; for complete program please see https://eaps.confex.com/eaps/2018/meetingapp.cgi).

Thursday, 7 June 2018

09:00 - 10:30

6 Depression and Quality of Life

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.05

Depression Symptoms and Quality of Life Among Older European Cancer Survivors 
Peng Li and Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

7 Early-Life Conditions and Later Life Health Effects

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.02

Birth Intervals and Health in Adulthood: A Comparison of Siblings Using Swedish Register Data
Kieron Barclay, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, and Martin Kolk, Stockholm University, Sweden

13 Socioeconomic Differentials in Union Dissolution

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.08

Social Class and First Divorce in Lithuania
Aiva Jasilioniene1,2, Ausra Maslauskaite1, Vlada Stankuniene3 and Domantas Jasilionis1,2, (1)Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, (2)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (3)Demographic Research Centre Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

11:00 - 12:30

15 Family Dynamics and Health

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.05

The Association between Advanced Parental Age and Offspring Cognitive Outcomes in 4000 Pairs of German Twins
Tobias Vogt1,2, Mikko Myrskylä1,3,4and Daniel Schneider1, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Population Research Centre, University of Groningen, Netherlands, (3)University of Helsinki, Finland, (4)London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

18 Health, Morbidity, and Mortality Among International Migrants

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.08

Spousal Order of Migration and Hospitalization among Immigrants to Denmark 
Jennifer Caputo1, Anna Oksuzyan1, Angela Carollo1, Eleonora Mussino2, Linda Ahrenfeldt3, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen4and Sven Drefahl5, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Demography Unit, Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, Sweden, (3)Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography, Max-Planck Odense Center, Denmark, (4)Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography, Max-Planck Odense Center, Denmark, Denmark, (5)Stockholm University, Sweden

Health Assimilation of Second Generation Migrants: The Role of Parental Material and Social Resources
Silvia Loi1, Heta Moustgaard2, Joonas Pitkänen2, Pekka Martikainen3and Mikko Myrskylä4, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)University of Helsinki, Finland, (3)Centre for Health Equity Studies, Sweden, (4)London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

22 Mortality Trends in High(er) Income Countries

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / E0.12

Is East-West Life Expectancy Gap Narrowing in the Enlarged European Union?
Domantas Jasilionis1,2, France Meslé3 and Jacques Vallin3, (1)Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, (2)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (3)Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques, France

26 Recession and Fertility

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QB

Fertility and Economic Crisis: How Does Early 20th Century Compare to Early 21st Century?
Sebastian Klüsener, Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania and Mathias Lerch, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

12:30 - 14:00

P1 Poster Session 1

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Tent

P1.3 Declining Trends in Hospital Deaths in Denmark from 1980 to 2014.
Angela Carollo1, Nuria Calduch Verdiell2, Jo Mhairi Hale1, Karen Andersen-Ranberg3, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen4 and Anna Oksuzyan1, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Centre for Demographic Studies, Barcelona, Spain, (3)Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark, (4)MaxO, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

P1.29 Sociodemographic Differences in Fertility Trends in Lithuania: Cohort Perspective
Vlada Stankuniene, Demographic Research Centre Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, Aiva Jasilioniene, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, and Dovile Galdauskaite, Vytautas Magnus university, Lithuania

P1.32 Do Single Fathers Suffer As Much As Single Mothers? A Comparison in Health and Mortality for Single Parents in Denmark 
Mine Kühn1,2, Angela Carollo1and Anna Oksuzyan1, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

14:00 - 15:30

29 Family Context and Fertility

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.03

When Birth Spacing Does and Does Not Matter for Child Survival: An International Comparison Using the DHS
Kieron Barclay, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, Martin Kolk, Stockholm University, Sweden, and Joseph Molitoris, Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Hungary

30 Family Life Courses and Fertility

Re-Visiting the Hypothesis of Union Instability As an Engine for Fertility Using an Agent-Based Approach
Daniel Ciganda, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research MPIDR, Germany

33 Intergenerational Relations and Transfer Channels

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / E0.04

Transfers of Informal Care Time in the United States: The Role of Cultural and Demographic Differentials on Intergenerational Flows By Age and Sex 
Denys Dukhovnov, University of California, Berkeley and , University of Washington

34 Methods in Health and Mortality

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D2.01 – Promotiezaal

How Often Does the Oldest Person Alive Die? A Demographic Application of Queueing Theory.
Roland Rau1, Marcus Ebeling1, Trifon I. Missov2and Joel E. Cohen3, (1)University of Rostock & Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (3)Rockefeller University & Columbia University

16:00 - 17:30

44 Mathematical Demography

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D2.01 – Promotiezaal

Life Expectancy Versus Lifespan Inequality: A Smudge or a Clear Relationship?
Laszlo Nemeth, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

Time Spent and Left of Transient States in Stationary Populations
Tim Riffe, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, Francisco Villavicencio, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark and Nicolas Brouard, INED, France

45 Measuring Health

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.02

Life Expectancy with and without Cognitive Impairment Among Older Americans: Differences By Race/Ethnicity and Educational Level
Jo Mhairi Hale1, Daniel Schneider1, Neil Mehta2 and Mikko Myrskylä3, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)University of Michigan, (3)London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

47 Spatial Analysis of Mortality

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

Uncovering a German Success Story: Low State-Level Inequalities in Mortality Despite Large Spatial Variation in Social Conditions
Alyson van Raalte1, Sebastian Klüsener2, Anna Oksuzyan1and Pavel Grigoriev1, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Geographical Variation of Premature Male Mortality in Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, and Russia
Pavel Grigoriev1, Domantas Jasilionis1,2, Sebastian Klüsener1,2, Sergey Timonin3, Evgeny Andreev3, France Meslé4and Jacques Vallin4, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, (3)National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation, (4)Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques, France

50 Data Sources for Demographic Research

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / E0.06

Human Fertility Data Project
Aiva Jasilioniene, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

Human Mortality Database
Dmitri A. Jdanov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

17:30 - 18:30

P2 Poster Session 2 - Aperitivo

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Tent

External Causes of Death in Scotland: How Much Do They Contribute to Increasing Variation in Age-at-Death?
Rosie Seaman, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

Friday, 8 June 2018

09:00 - 10:30

53 Gender and Health

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.02

Chair: Anna Oksuzyan, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

55 Lifecourse Determinants of Caring and Wellbeing in Later Life

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.05

Midlife Work and Women’s Long-Term Health and Mortality
Jennifer Caputo, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, Melissa Hardy, Pennsylvania State University and Eliza Pavalko, Indiana University

57 Mortality from External Causes: Spatial and Temporal Trends

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

Chair:Domantas Jasilionis, Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University & Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

61 Transition to Parenthood

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QB

Parenthood Timing and Socioeconomic Consequences in Young Adulthood: A Longitudinal Analysis of Women and Men
Jessica Nisén1, Maarten Jacob Bijlsma1, Pekka Martikainen2, Mikko Myrskylä1and Ben Wilson3, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)University of Helsinki, Finland, (3)Stockholm University, Sweden

62 Working Life and Work in Old Age

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / E0.12

Influence of Childhood Circumstances on the Length of Working Life
Angelo Lorenti1, Christian Dudel2and Jo Mhairi Hale1, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)Max-Planck-Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

11:00 - 12:30

65 Fertility Trends and Prospects

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QB

A Comparative Perspective on Male Fertility in Eleven High-Income Countries
Christian Dudel,Max-Planck-Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, and Sebastian Klüsener, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

69 Mortality and Living Arrangements

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

Chair:Alyson van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

70 New Data and Measurement of Migration and Integration 

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / E0.11

Combining Social Media Data and Traditional Surveys to Estimate and Predict Migration Stocks 
Emilio Zagheni1, Kivan Polimis1, Monica Alexander2, Ingmar Weber3 and Francesco C. Billari4, (1)University of Washington, (2)University of California, Berkeley, (3)Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar, (4)Bocconi University, Italy
 

73 Work, Retirement, and Health

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.02

Unemployment and Subsequent Depression: A Parametric G-Formula Approach Combined with Individual-Specific Fixed-Effect Intercepts
Maarten Jacob Bijlsma, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, Lasse Tarkiainen, University of Helsinki, Finland, Ben Wilson, Stockholm University, Sweden, Mikko Myrskylä, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom and Pekka Martikainen, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Sweden

74 The Future of Demography or: How to Promote an "Interdiscipline"

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.03

Panelists are:
Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, Warsaw School of Economics
Pearl Dykstra, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jane C. Falkingham, ESRC Centre for Population Change
Wolfgang Lutz, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital
Livia Olah, Stockholm University Demography Unit
Emilio Zagheni, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

14:00 - 15:30

76 Contextual Effects on Fertility

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QB

Compositional or Contextual Effects? Determinants of Regional Fertility Differences in Germany
Martin Bujard, Federal Institute for Population Research, Germany, and Sebastian Klüsener, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

80 Health Dynamics

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.02

Sex differences in mean age at hospital admission by age and cause of hospitalization in Denmark 1995-2014.
Andreas Höhn, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, and Rosie Seaman, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

Does a Severe Disease Such As Myocardial Infarction, Stroke or Diabetes Alter the Rate of Ageing?
Karin Modig1, Marcus Ebeling2, Anders Ahlbom1and Roland Rau2, (1)Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, (2)University of Rostock & Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

83 Old Age Mortality

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

Life Expectancy with and without Cognitive Impairment By Diabetes Status Among Older Americans
Carlos Díaz-Venegas1, Mikko Myrskylä1, Neil Mehta2 and Daniel Schneider3, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)University of Michigan, (3)MPIDR, Germany

16:00 - 17:30

89 Fertility of Migrants

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.03

Migrant Fertility in Germany in Times of the Eastern Enlargement of the EU
Katharina Wolf, University of Groningen, Netherlands&Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, and Michaela Kreyenfeld, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany

93 Mortality Projections and Methodology

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.05

Consistency of Cause-of-Death Mortality Data across Subnational Entities in the USA, France, Germany and Russia
Inna Danilova1,2, Vladimir M. Shkolnikov1,2, Magali Barbieri3,4, Pavel Grigoriev1, Dmitri A. Jdanov1,2, France Meslé3 and Jacques Vallin3, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation, (3)Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques, France, (4)University of California, Berkeley

94 Population Projections and Data Errors

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D2.01 – Promotiezaal

Assessing the Quality of Self-Reported Education Among Adults in Brazil, 1991-2000
Marília R. Nepomuceno, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, and Cassio M. Turra, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - Demography Department/CEDEPLAR, Brazil

95 Socioeconomic Inequalities in Mortality: The Role of Education

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

The Impact of Education on Mortality and How It Is Affected By Mental Hospitalization
Govert Bijwaard, NIDI, Netherlands, and Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

17:30 - 18:30

P4 Poster Session 4

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Tent

Diversity in the Parity-Specific Patterns of Fertility Decline in Urban and Rural Areas of the Developing World
Mathias Lerch, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

SATURDAY, 9 JUNE 2018

09:00 - 10:30

106 Mental Health

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.02

Chair:Kieron Barclay, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Partnership, Parenthood, Employment and Mental Health Among Finnish Young Adults
Karen van Hedel1, Mikko Myrskylä1,2,3, Pekka Martikainen1,2,4 and Heta Moustgaard2, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)University of Helsinki, Finland, (3)London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom, (4)Centre for Health Equity Studies, Sweden

107 Methods and Data on Fertility

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / E0.11

New Methods for Estimating Detailed Fertility Schedules from Abridged Data
Pavel Grigoriev1, Dmitri A. Jdanov1,2, Anatoli Michalski3, Vasily Gorlishchev3 and Vladimir M. Shkolnikov4, (1)Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, (2)National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation, (3)Institute for Control Sciences, Russian Federation, (4)MPIDR, Germany

108 Socioeconomic Inequalities in Mortality: The Role of Occupation/Income

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

Are There Differences in Health Inequality in Germany and across German Regions? Evidence for Retired Men Aged 65+ from the German Pension Fund Data.
Georg Wenau, Pavel Grigorievand Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

11:00 - 12:30

109 Big Data and Data Analysis

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / D0.08

Chair: , University of Washington   

“Brexodus?”: A Longitudinal Approach to Investigate European Migration to the UK Using the Facebook Advertising Platform 
Francesco Rampazzo1, Jakub Bijak1, Agnese Vitali1, Ingmar Weber2 and 3, (1)University of Southampton, United Kingdom, (2)Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar, (3)University of Washington
 

116 Mortality from a Cohort Perspective

Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Auditorium QD

How Has the Lower Boundary of Human Mortality Evolved and Has It Already Stopped Decreasing?
Marcus Ebeling, University of Rostock & Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

also attending EPC 2018:

Maciej Jan Dańko
Heiner Maier
Torsten Sauer
Nicolas Todd 

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