Coronavirus situation

15 May 2020

We now welcome all types of submissions, although in the next few months we will still prioritise Descriptive Findings related to COVID-19. For other papers, the processing times may be therefore longer than usual. Thank you for your understanding.

Editorial on p-values

14 October 2019

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:

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05 August 2020 | research article

»Trends in living arrangements and their impact on the mortality of older adults: Belgium 1991‒2012

Michel Poulain, Luc Dal, Anne Herm

Volume: 43 Article ID: 15 Pages: 401–430

04 August 2020 | research article Author has provided data and code for replicating results

»Distributionally adjusted life expectancy as a life table function

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»Educational heterogamy during the early phase of the educational expansion: Results from the university town of Tartu, Estonia in the late 19th century

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