Laboratory

Population Health

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

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We live longer and longer – an impressive achievement and major challenge at the same time. For us, the researchers at the Laboratory of Population Health, these questions are critical: Are the extra years of life spent in good or in poor health? What social and economic factors influence your health and when you will die?   Detailed Description

Selected Publications

Bijlsma, M. J.; Wilson, B.; Tarkiainen, L.; Myrskylä, M.; Martikainen, P.:
Epidemiology 30:3, 388–395. (2019)
Remund, A.; Camarda, C. G.; Riffe, T.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-007. (2017)
Barclay, K. J.; Kolk, M.:
Demography 55:3, 929–955. (2018)
Hu, Y.; Leinonen, T.; Myrskylä, M.; Martikainen, P.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 1–12. (2018)
Vogt, T. C.; van Raalte, A. A.; Grigoriev, P.; Myrskylä, M.:
Demography 54:3, 1051–1071. (2017)
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.