Diego Ramiro Fariñas

Research Scientist, IEGD

Director of the Institute of Economy, Geography and Demography Center for Human and Social Sciences of CSIC

Degrees: PhD

Positions during life: Director of the Institute of Economy, Geography and Demography 2019-, Vicedirector of the Center for Human and Social Sciences of CSIC 2010-2012, and 2019-2020, President of the Iberian Association of Historical Demography, 2011-2017. Chair of the Historical Demography Panel at IUSSP, 2014-2017. Secretary General and Treasurer of the European Society of Historical Demography 2014-2020, Coordinator of the ITN Marie Curie H2020 LONGPOP project 2016-2020 and PI of the H2020-MSCA-IF-2017 Project SEU-FER 2018-2020 and member of the ECHO project.

Recent publications: 

  • Voigt M., Abellan, A., Perez J., Ramiro Fariñas D. – The Effects of Socioeconomic Conditions on old-age Mortality within shared Disability Pathways, PLOS ONE, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238204
  • Voigt M., Ordanovich D., Viciana Fernández F., Cilek L.A., Canovas Balboá R., Ramiro Fariñas D. – Urban environment and mortality differentials in Spain, Population, Space and Place, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2239
  • Cilek, L., Chowell, G., Ramiro Fariñas, D. (2018). Age-specific excess mortality patterns during the 1918–1920 influenza pandemic in Madrid, Spain. American journal of epidemiology, 187(12), 2511-2523. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2017.12.009

Summary of the investigation:

His main areas of interest are on the study of mortality and health, demographic analysis, historical demography, longitudinal studies and BigData.