Fertility and Well-Being

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


COVID-19 and Family

Susie Lee, Natalie Nitsche, Joshua Wilde, Aiva Jasilioniene, Jessica Nisén, Mikko Myrskylä

We examine how the COVID-19 pandemic affects fertility, partnering, and family dynamics, and what factors may be driving different impacts across countries. To this end, we use vital statistics and novel data sources such as Google searches.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Family Behavior


Jung, M.; Lee, D. S.:
Demographic Research 48:30, 867–882. (2023)    
Lee, D. S.; Batyra, E.; Castro Torres, A. F.; Wilde, J.:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 290:1998, 1–16. (2023)
Nisén, J.; Jalovaara, M.; Rotkirch, A.; Gissler, M.:
Finnish Journal of Social Research 15:2022, 25–44. (2022)    
Nitsche, N.; Hudde, A.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2022-008. (2022)    
Nitsche, N.; Jasilioniene, A.; Nisén, J.; Li, P.; Kniffka, M. S.; Schöley, J.; Andersson, G.; Bagavos, C.; Berrington, A.; Čipin, I.; Clemente, S.; Dommermuth, L.; Fallesen, P.; Galdauskaite, D.; Jemna, D.; Lerch, M.; McDonnell, C.; Muller, A.; Neels, K.; Pötzsch, O.; Ramiro, D.; Riederer, B.; te Riele, S.; Szabó, L.; Toulemon, L.; Vignoli, D.; Zeman, K.; Žnidaršič, T.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2022-027. (2022)    
Wilde, J.; Chen, W.; Lohmann, S.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2020-034. (2020)    
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.