Fertility and Well-Being

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Estimating Male Fertility from Vital Registration Data with Missing Values

Mathias Lerch, Christian Dudel, Sebastian Klüsener, Mikko Myrskylä

This project develops and evaluates approaches to impute missing information on the father of a newborn child. We show that conditional approaches to impute missing data using information on the mother generally outperform approaches that ignore available data on the mother.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, Fertility Development, Statistics and Mathematics

Region keywords:

Europe, OECD countries


Dudel, C.; Klüsener, S.:
Population Studies 73:3, 439–449. (2019)    
Dudel, C.:
Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand 14:2, 3–3. (2017)
Dudel, C.; Klüsener, S.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-019. (2017)    
Dudel, C.; Klüsener, S.:
Demographic Research 35:53, 1549–1560. (2016)
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.