1969 …2020

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Harvard University

Award Date: 1. Sep 1978

Master of Public Policy, Harvard University

Award Date: 1. Sep 1971

Mathematical Statistics, B.A. Highest Honors, Harvard University

Award Date: 1. Sep 1967

External positions

Research Professor (part time), Duke University

2006 → …

Founding Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

1996

Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

19962017

Senior Research Scientist (part time), Duke University

19922005

Professor of Public Affairs and Planning, University of Minnesota

19851991

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Research Output

  • Dynamics of life expectancy and life span equality

    Aburto, J. M., Villavicencio, F., Basellini, U., Kjærgaard, S. & Vaupel, J. W., 10. Mar 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 10, p. 5250-5259

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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    Extremes are not normal: a reminder to demographers

    Medford, A. & Vaupel, J. W., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Population Research. 37, p. 91-106

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Open Access
  • On some stochastic properties of lives lived and left in non-stationary populations

    Finkelstein, M. & Vaupel, J., May 2020, In : Journal of Mathematical Biology. 80, 6, p. 1845-1856

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Activities

    Demographic perspectives on the rise of longevity

    Marie-Pier Bergeron Boucher (Guest lecturer), Francisco Villavicencio (Co-author), James W. Vaupel (Author)
    14. Jan 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Interdisciplinary Talent Programme on Ageing (External organisation)

    James W. Vaupel (Member)
    2019 → …

    Activity: MembershipAcademic management

    Workshop on Forecasting Danish Life Expectancy and Age at Retirement

    James W. Vaupel (Organizer)
    10. Dec 2018

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    Life expectancy and lifespan equality: A long-run relationship with recent interruptions

    Ugofilippo Basellini (Speaker), José Manuel Aburto (Other), Søren Kjærgaard (Other), James W. Vaupel (Other)
    17. May 2018

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Longevity: Future, Present, Past and across the Tree of Life

    James W. Vaupel (Organizer)
    16. May 201719. May 2017

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    Projects

    Longevity Update

    Vaupel, J. W.

    20/05/201912/12/2019

    Project: Research

    AXA Chair (SAMF)

    Vaupel, J. W.

    01/12/201815/03/2025

    Project: Research

    Unequal Lifespans

    Vaupel, J. W.

    01/10/202030/09/2025

    Project: Research

    Press / Media

    Ny OUH-direktør, millioner til forsker og anderledes ølsmagning

    James W. Vaupel

    03/04/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Ny OUH-direktør, millioner til forsker og anderledes ølsmagning

    James W. Vaupel

    02/04/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Hvor længe kan mennesker leve?

    James W. Vaupel

    29/07/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Den store befolkningsvækst er en myte

    James W. Vaupel

    13/06/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Prizes

    EAPS Award for Population Studies

    James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 9. Jun 2018

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

  • Cozzarelli Prize

    Fernando Colchero (Recipient), Roland Rau (Recipient), Owen Jones (Recipient), Julia A. Barthold (Recipient), Dalia Amor Conde (Recipient), Adam Lenart (Recipient), Laszlo Nemeth (Recipient), Alexander Scheuerlein (Recipient), Jonas Schöley (Recipient), Catalina Torres (Recipient), Virginia Zarulli (Recipient), Jeanne Altmann (Recipient), Diane K Brockman (Recipient), Anne M Bronikowski (Recipient), Linda M Fedigan (Recipient), Anne E Pusey (Recipient), Tara S Stoinski (Recipient), Karen B Strier (Recipient), Annette Baudisch (Recipient), Susan C Alberts (Recipient) & James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

  • Honorarprofessor: Universität Rostock

    James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

    Honorary Doctor of Economics, University of Lund

    James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 15. May 2015

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

    Latsis Prize 2011: European Science Foundation Researcher of the Year

    James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 23. Nov 2011

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions