Fertility and Well-Being

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

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Why does fertility increase in developed countries and why do some world regions lag behind the secular fertility decline. The factors and social polarization that underlie these trends are examined by the Fertility and Well-Beeing Lab.   Detailed Description

Selected Publications

Goisis, A.; Remes, H.; Martikainen, P.; Klemetti, R.; Myrskylä, M.:
The Lancet 393:10177, 1225–1232. (2019)
Lerch, M.:
Population and Development Review 45:2, 301–320. (2019)
Bohk-Ewald, C.; Li, P.; Myrskylä, M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115:37, 9187–9192. (2018)
Dudel, C.; Klüsener, S.:
Population Studies 73:3, 439–449. (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.