Jan M. Hoem is Director Emeritus of the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany. Prior to becoming Director at the Max Planck Institute he was Professor of Demometry at Stockholm University and Professor of Insurance Mathematics at the University of Copenhagen. He has held visiting positions at the University of California, Yale University, Stanford University, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Demometry. Family dynamics (childbearing; the formation and dissolution of marital and non-marital unions), particularly in Scandinavia and in Eastern Europe.