Demographic Research Centre

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The main research directions of the Demographic Research Centre include demographic development, demographic processes, and population policies. The research conducted by the Centre aims at studying the changes and determinants of demographic processes (fertility, family, mortality, public health, migration, population structures, and ageing) in the historical, modern, and future perspectives. The Centre also pursues comparative demographic research, performs systematic assessments of national-level population policies and their components in the context of experiences of other countries, and prepares recommendations for policy-makers. The research of the Centre also include: building of innovative inter-disciplinary databases (covering demographic and related information). Demographic Research Centre is a member of Population Europe. Involving leading international experts the Centre provides relevant education aiming at improving general and specific skills of the Lithuanian scientists and specialists of population statistics in the field of demographic research. The results of scientific studies are widely disseminated in publications, conferences, other means of scientific and mass media, and in Bachelor and Master Degree programs.

 Main researchers

  • Head of the Centre prof. Vladislava Stankūnienė
  • Prof. Domantas Jasilionis
  • Prof. Aušra Maslauskaitė
  • Dr. Giedrė Smailytė
  • Dr. Karolis Žibas
  • Marė Baublytė
  • Dr. Daumantas Stumbrys
  • Dovilė Galdauskaitė

Associated researcher

  • Dr. Aiva Jasilionienė

 

Contacts:

Vytautas Magnus University Faculty of Social Sciences

Demographic Research Centre

Jonavos str. 66-212 LT 44191 Kaunas, Lithuania

Phone: +370 686 08499

e-mail: dovile.galdauskaite@vdu.lt