Population Health

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


Methods, Models, and Measures in Population Health

Kieron Barclay, Christian Dudel, Christina Bohk-Ewald, Roland Rau, Mikko Myrskylä, Rasmus Hoffmann; in Collaboration with Hector Pifarre i Arolas (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)

This project aims to develop and extend methods, models, and measures to enhance the quantitative analysis of population health data. The applications include rank-based measures of population health, mortality forecasts, and decomposition techniques.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Demographic Change, Life Course, Statistics and Mathematics


Pifarre i Arolas, H.; Dudel, C.:
Social Indicators Research 143:3, 1219–1243. (2019)    
Kröger, H.; Hoffmann, R.:
Demographic Research 38:62, 1933–2002. (2018)    
Pifarre i Arolas, H.; Dudel, C.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-010. (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.