Journal Article

Introduction to the special collection "Human mortality over age, time, sex, and place: the 1st HMD symposium"

Shkolnikov, V. M., Wilmoth, J. R., Glei, D. A.
Demographic Research, 13:10, 223–230 (2005)


This introduction to the special collection “Human Mortality over Age, Time, Sex, and Place: The 1st HMD Symposium” describes the Human Mortality Database project and briefly summarizes the Special Collection articles.
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.