I am a social scientist with an interest in basic demography, kinship dynamics, and inter-generational processes. I currently lead the Research Group on Kinship Inequalities at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR). My work studies how changing demographic regimes affect, among other things, the exposure to mortality and availability of family resources over the lifecourse.
Alburez-Gutierrez, D., Williams, I., and Caswell, H. (in press). “Projections of human kinship for all countries.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. temporary doi:10.31235/osf.io/hn3zm.
Snyder, M., Alburez-Gutierrez, D., Williams, I., and Zagheni, E. (2022). “Estimates from 31 countries show the significant impact of COVID-19 excess mortality on the incidence of family bereavement.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 119 (26): e2202686119. doi:10.1073/pnas.2202686119.