The Hungarian Demographic Research Institute (HDRI) is the only research institute in Hungary that carries out research on population issues and processes. Founded in 1963, the Institute is the national centre of basic and applied demographic research and it puts a great emphasis on the social context of demographic processes.
Key international publications
Kovács, Katalin (2014): Social Disparities in the Evolution of an Epidemiological Profile: Transition Processes in Mortality Between 1971 and 2008 in an Industrialized Middle Income Country: The Case of Hungary. In Anson, Jon – Luy, Marc (eds.): Mortality in an International Perspective. European Studies of Population, Vol. 18., Springer. 79-117.
Borrell, Carme – Marí-Dell’olmo, Marc – Palència, Laia – Gotsens, Mercè – Burström, Bo – Domínguez-Berjón, Felicitas – Rodríguez-Sanz, Maica – Dzúrová, Dagmar – Gandarillas, Ana – Hoffmann, Rasmus – Kovács, Katalin – Marinacci, Chiara – Martikainen, Pekka – Pikhart, Hynek – Corman, Diana – Rosicova, Katarina – Saez, Marc – Santana, Paula – Tarkiainen, Lasse – Puigpinós, Rosa – Morrison, Joana – Pasarín, M Isabel – Díez, Èlia (2014): Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in 16 European cities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 42(3), 245-254.
Spéder, Zsolt - Kapitány, Balázs (2014): Failure to Realize Fertility Intentions: A Key Aspect of the Post-communist Fertility Transition. Population Research and Policy Review, January 2014, doi: 10.1007/s11113-013-9313-6.
Berkő, Péter - Joubert, Kálmán - Gárdos, Éva - Gyenis, Gyula (2013): The MDN system Aids in the identification of neonates with a high probability of needing growth hormone therapy. Journal of Clinical Research Letters, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2013.
Spéder, Zsolt - Murinkó, Lívia - Settersten, Richard A. (2013): Age conceptions of Adulthood Universal and Unisex? Ages and Social Markers in 25 European Countries. Social Forces, doi: 10.1093/sf/sot100.
European Population Conference 2014
The Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, together with the European Association for Population Studies, is the organizer and host of the European Population Conference 2014. The conference will be held in Budapest, between 25-28 June 2014. For more information, visit the Conference website: http://epc2014.hu/
New Issue of Demográfia - English Edition
The new issue of Demográfia - English Edition is available online. You can download the articles from Demográfia - English Edition and the volume can be ordered from Márta Kardulesz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working Paper no. 20 is published
The working paper by Péter Őri - Levente Pakot (2014): Residence patterns in nineteenth century Hungary: Evidence from the Hungarian MOSAIC sample has been published in the Working Papers on Population, Family and Welfare series.
Working Paper no. 19 is published
The working paper by Irén Gödri, Béla Soltész, Boróka Bodacz-Nagy (2014): Immigration or emigration country? Migration trends and their socio-economic background in Hungary: A longer-term historical perspective has been published in the Working Papers on Population, Family and Welfare series.
One page information sheets about recent research results have been published on population projections, contraceptive use, emigration, children's experience of parental separation, changing partnership behaviour and asymmetric socializatin in inter-age transfers. Download here.