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Nationality: Mexico


Membership Number :23275

Vladimir Canudas-Romo

Associate Professor, Australian National University


Field of study: Demography, Mathematics, Public Health/ Epidemiology

Specialization: Ageing, Mathematical Demography, Mortality, Health, and Longevity

Highest Degree Level:

Doctorate (Ph.D, MD), Demography, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany, 2003

Working languages:
  • - English
  • - Spanish
  • - French

Professional summary:

My research interests are: 

-    Formal demography or the existent mathematical relations between demographic measures is at the core of my interests: I continue to develop new demographic measures and methods that help explicate the observed population phenomena over time or across populations.

-     Causes of death modeling and forecasting remains among my most deep interests. Demography, and more specifically the study of mortality by causes of death, will be at the center of the forecasting debate helping experts of other fields disentangle the contribution of the new advancements in both public health and clinical practices, as well as informing about existent “Disparities” in populations.

Member since: 2008

Canudas-Romo, V.  Aburto, J.M., V.M. García-Guerrero, H. Beltrán-Sánchez. 2017.Mexico’s Epidemic of Violence and its Public Health Significance on Average Length of Life.Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Doi:10.1136/jech-2015-207015

Canudas-Romo, V., DuGoff E.H., Ahmed S., Wu A., Anderson GF. 2016. “Life Expectancy in 2040: What Do Clinical Experts Expect?” North American Actuarial Journal 10.1080/10920277.2016.1179123

Canudas-Romo, V., N. Saikia, N. Diamond-Smith. 2015. “The contribution of age-specific mortality towards male and female life expectancy differentials in India and selected States, 1970-2013.” Asia-Pacific Population Journal 30(2):1-20

Canudas-Romo, V., M. Guillot. 2015. “A Measure for Comparing the Mortality History of Cohorts: TCAL.” Population Studies 69:2, 147-159, doi: 10.1080/00324728.2015.1019955.

Canudas-Romo, V., L. Liu, *L. Zimmerman, S. Ahmed, A. Tsui. 2014. “Potential Gains in Reproductive-Aged Life Expectancy by Eliminating Maternal Mortality: A Demographic Bonus of Achieving MDG 5.” PLOS-ONE 9(2): e86694


Research grants:

2010-2015 European Research Council starting grant

Other association membership in population or related fields:
  • - European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)
  • - Population Association of America (PAA)