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The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. At the MPIDR, researchers from all over the world investigate demographic change, aging, fertility, biological demography and other issues at the forefront of population research.
The Institute is headed by its directors James W. Vaupel and Mikko Myrskylä.

The MPIDR is part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.


DATLife - The Demography of Aging across the Tree of Life - Database

Conducted by  Alexander Scheuerlein;  James W. Vaupel,  Roberto Salguero-Gómez,  Owen R. Jones,  Annette Baudisch,  Fernando Colchero,  Dalia Amor Conde Ovando,  Hal Caswell; in Collaboration with Jean-Michel Gaillard (University of Lyon, Villeurbanne, France), Jean-Dominique Lebreton (University of Montpellier, France), Jean Francois Lemaitre (University of Lyon, Villeurbanne, France)

The Demography of Aging across the Tree of Life Database (DATLife) provides a platform that stores and provides access to data on various measures of mortality and fertility across a variety of taxa.Detailed description