Center for Demographic Research

at the New Economic School

The Centre for Demographic Research at the New Economic School (CDR) was organized with support of “Dynasty” foundation and has begun its work since September 2011.

CDR’s mission is to raise quality of conducted in Russia population-based studies up to international level. This includes, first of all, upgrading of methodological instruments, which shall be integrated into the Russian demography via training of a new generation of Russian demographers and through high quality research conducted by them. CDR’s work is primarily aimed at synthesis and obtaining of new scientific results.

Our main research topics are demographic changes in Russia and in Eastern Europe, biodemographic research, population health.

The head of CDR is Vladimir Shkolnikov