Dmitri A. Jdanov
Head, Laboratory of Demographic Data, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Dmitri Jdanov is Head of the Laboratory for Demographic Data at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. He is a demographer and mathematician who has extensive experience in the collection, assessment, and usage of demographic and epidemiological data. Dmitri is the director of the Human Mortality Database, the world´s leading data resource on mortality in developed countries. The extension of this database – the short-term mortality fluctuation data series – is an important data source on mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic.