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Recent Articles


20 June 2024 | research article

Between money and intimacy: Brideprice, marriage, and women’s position in contemporary China

Yifeng Wan

Volume: 50 Article ID: 46
Pages: 1353–1386


Open Call for Papers

04 July 2024

We are inviting you to submit contributions to the Special Collection on ‘Families’ resilience and the well-being of children and youth in contexts of global socioeconomic crises,’ organized by Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Pablo Gracia, and Wiebke Schulz. The due date for submissions is October 31, 2024. Please find more information on the collection’s description and goals as well as on submission procedures here.

Editorial on p-values

23 October 2022

In the last few years, the American Statistical Association has published position statements on the correct use and interpretation of p-values and on avoiding possible traps in applied statistical work. As much of empirical research in demography relies on statistical methods, in order to meet the challenge, Demographic Research has now also issued editorial guidance on our expectations regarding statistical rigour and replicability in empirical work. Please find the full editorial here: