Population Health

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


Methods, Models, and Measures in Population Health

Mikko Myrskylä, Christian Dudel, Daniel Schneider, Enrique Acosta, Jo Mhairi Hale, Silvia Loi; in Collaboration with Hector Pifarre i Arolas (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain)

This project develops and extends methods, models, and measures to enhance the quantitative analysis of population health data. The applications include rank-based measures of population health, mortality forecasts, and decomposition techniques.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Demographic Change, Life Course, Statistics and Mathematics


Pifarré i Arolas, H.; Acosta, E.; Dudel, C.; Hale, J. M.; Myrskylä, M.:
Epidemiology 34:3, 1–9. (2023)
Dudel, C.; Garbuszus, J. M.; Ott, N.; Werding, M.:
German Economic Review 22:2, 235–255. (2021)    
Dudel, C.; Schneider, D. C.:
Sociological Methods and Research, 1–22. (2021)    
Preston, S. H.; Vierboom, Y. C.:
Population and Development Review 47:2, 527–539. (2021)    
Dudel, C.; Myrskylä, M.:
Population Health Metrics 18:15, 1–9. (2020)    
Kripfganz, S.; Schneider, D. C.:
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 82:6, 1456–1481. (2020)    
Riffe, T.; Aburto, J. M.:
Demographic Research 42:24, 713–726. (2020)    
Pifarré i Arolas, H.; Dudel, C.:
Social Indicators Research 143:3, 1219–1243. (2019)    
Riffe, T.; Aburto, J. M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2019-001. (2019)    
Kröger, H.; Hoffmann, R.:
Demographic Research 38:62, 1933–2002. (2018)    
Bohk-Ewald, C.; Rau, R.:
Genus 73:1, 1–37. (2017)    
Pifarré i Arolas, H.; Dudel, C.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-010. (2017)    
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.