Annual Workshop on Formal Demography

The 10th Annual Workshop on Formal Demography was held in person from June 3 – 7, 2024, with funding from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (R25HD083136) and co-sponsored by the Berkeley Population Center.

Be on the lookout for the application information for the 2025 workshop in Feb 2025!

About: The workshop covers classic topics in formal demography including the analysis of fertility and mortality as well as population dynamics. In addition, each year has a special emphasis topic. This year’s was on the demography of immigration, which encompasses the influence of migration on population growth and age-structure as well as the fertility and mortality of immigrant populations.

Target population: The workshops are aimed both at those with prior demographic training and those who have not studied demography but already have quantitative skills in another area. Advanced graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early career researchers and faculty are welcome to apply. We are interested in increasing the diversity of the field and encourage applicants from all backgrounds. Travel and accommodations are provided for accepted applicants.

Curriculum: We use the fundamental tools of formal demography. Further information and course materials from the 2021-2024 workshops can be found at the links below.