Digital and Computational Demography

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The Lived Experience of Kin Death – Evidence from Online and Offline Sources

Diego Alburez-Gutierrez

This project combines crowd-sourced online genealogies, traditional demographic data sources, and statistical models to improve our understanding of the demographic foundations of the lived experience of kin death.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Data and Surveys, Demographic Change, Historical Demography, Intergenerational Relationships, Life Course

Region keywords:

Finland, France, Germany, Sweden, USA


Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Aref, S.; Gil-Clavel, B. S.; Grow, A.; Negraia, D. V.; Zagheni, E.:
In: Smart statistics for smart applications : book of short papers SIS2019, 23–30. Pearson. (2019)
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Kolk, M.; Zagheni, E.:
SocArXiv papers, Charlottesville, VA. unpublished. (2019)
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.