Digital and Computational Demography

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


Demographic Change, Climate Change, and Energy Demand

Conducted by Emilio Zagheni; Jorge Cimentada; in Collaboration with Hossein Estiri (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA)

In this project, we develop methods to assess how demand for residential energy varies as people age. We apply our approach to survey data to evaluate the relationships between demand for energy and changes in housing, climate, and demographic variables.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Demographic Change, Internal Migration, Housing, Urbanisation, Life Course, Statistics and Mathematics

Region keywords:

USA, World


Cimentada, J.; Klüsener, S.; Riffe, T.:
Demographic Research 42:6, 149–164. (2020)    
Estiri, H.; Zagheni, E.:
Energy Research and Social Science 55, 62–70. (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.