Joop de Beer leads the Ageing & Longevity group at NIDI. His research interests include demographic projections and analyses of trends in migration, fertility and mortality. He received his PhD in Spatial Sciences from the University of Groningen. He has been member of NIDI’s management team since 2004. Before 2004 he was employed by Statistics Netherlands where he was responsible for the Dutch population forecasts and population statistics. He coordinated various national and international research projects funded by the Dutch government and the European Commission. He has published articles about projections of life expectancy, estimation of migration flows, and time-series analyses of migration, mortality and fertility in various demographic and statistical journals.
Population projections, modelling