Population Health

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

The projects of this laboratory are arranged in the following

Research Areas

Health Expectancies and Disability Dynamics


Trends in the Age Patterns of Mortality, Life Expectancy, and Life Disparity Project details
Behavioral Determinants of Health and Mortality Project details
Disability of the Elderly across Cultures Project details
Cognitive Functioning in Developed and Developing Countries Project details

Health and Mortality over the Life Course


Early Life Determinants of Cognitive Functioning, Health, and Mortality Project details
Health and Migration Project details
The Impact of Family Network Composition on Survival and Reproductive Success Project details

Social and Economic Determinants in Health and Life Expectancy


Social and Economic Determinants of Hospital Use, Morbidity, and Mortality over the Life Course Project details
Social and Economic Determinants of Mental and Cognitive Health Project details
The Role of Health Behaviors in Social Differentials in Mortality Project details

Methods and Concepts in Health and Survival Analysis


Methods, Models, and Measures in Population Health Project details
Methods to Analyze Trends in the Age Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality Project details
Methods in Formal Demography and Demographic Timekeeping Project details
Assessment of Methods in Population Health Project details


The Baltic Sea States Project Project details
Wissenschaftsinitiative Migration der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft: The Challenges of Migration, Integration and Exclusion Project details
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.