Calls for Papers

  • Human Mortality Database Project
    May 22, 2017 - May 23, 2017
    Wissenschafts Forum, Berlin
    February 19, 2017
    Empirical and methodological papers are equally welcome. Topics of the Symposium include, but are not limited to, the following research areas:
    • Data and methods for the analysis of mortality, life and health expectancies. 
    • Mortality in period and cohort dimensions. Measures and models. 
    • Frontiers of longevity. Survival and health at advanced ages. 
    • Health and survival of women and men. How to explain the paradox? 
    • Causes of death and the health transition. 
    • Mortality convergence and divergence across countries. The East-West health divide in Europe. 
    • Regional mortality variations and its determinants. Socioeconomic differences in the face of death. 
    • Use of HMD and HLD for estimating and forecasting mortality in developing countries. 
    • HMD, HLD and related online resources. New opportunities and challenges. 

    If you are interested in contributing to the 4 th HMD Symposium, please send a 300+ word abstract or draft paper to the following address ( with Cc: to Dmitry Jdanov ( ) by 19 February 2017. Please make sure to include: the provisional title of your proposal, the full name(s) of each author, the affiliation (full name of organization and department), and the e-mail address(es). Applicants will be notified if their paper has been accepted by 17 March 2017.
    Date posted: 12/2/2016 | View listing