Research Group

Kinship Inequalities

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

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Kin ties are the building blocks of family systems. How are kinship networks structured, how are they shaped by demographic change, and how do kin ties affect individuals, families, and societies? The Research Group on Kinship Inequalities studies these questions by combining insights from analytical family demography with novel data, methods, and technologies from related disciplines.   Detailed Description

Selected Publications

Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Barban, N.; Caswell, H.; Kolk, M.; Margolis, R.; Smith-Greenaway, E.; Song, X.; Verdery, A.; Zagheni, E.:
SocArxiv papers. unpublished. (2022)    
Snyder, M.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Williams, I.; Zagheni, E.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119:26, e2202686119–e2202686119. (2022)       
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.:
Demography, 9975747–9975747. (2022)       
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Mason, C.; Zagheni, E.:
Population and Development Review 47:4, 997–1023. (2021)       
Stelter, R.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119:10, e2120455119–e2120455119. (2022)       
Castro Torres, A. F.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119:10, e2119373119–e2119373119. (2022)    
Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Kolk, M.; Zagheni, E.:
Demography 58:5, 1715–1735. (2021)       
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.