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Helge Brunborg

Senior Research Fellow
Statistics Norway
Country of residence:

Nationality: Norway
Gender: M

Member since: 1975
Membership No: 20164
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Demography, Economics

Specialization: Age and Sex Structure, Ageing, Data Collection and Processing, Estimates and Projections, International Migration , Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Regional focus: Western Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 1983 , University of Michigan , Economics

Working languages: Norwegian , English , French , Swahili

Norwegian Demographic Association

Professional web page:

Curriculum Vitae:


H Brunborg & VO Nielsen (2018): Guidelines and Template for Developing a Vital Statistics Report. Published by ECA, ESCAP and Statistics Norway.

M Xu, H Brunborg & J E Cohen (2017): Evaluating Norwegian county population projections with Taylor's law of mean-variance scaling and its generalization. J Pop Research DOI 10.1007/s12546-016-9181-0

H Brunborg (2015): The introduction of demographic analysis to prove core international crimes. In M Bergsmo, C W Ling, S Tianying and Y Ping (eds): Historical Origins of International Criminal Law: Volume 4, FICHL Publication Series No. 23, Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher.

H. Brunborg & Å. Cappelen: Forecasting migration flows to and from Norway using an econometric model. Work Session on Demographic Projections, 28-30 April 2010. Eurostat methodological Working papers. Pp 321-344.

Helge Brunborg, Torkild Hovde Lyngstad & Henrik UrdalAccounting for genocide: How many were killed in Srebrenica? European Journal of Population 19(3): 229-248, September 2003

Honorary or professional positions and awards:
Honorary member of Norwegian Demographic Association

Research grants:
Gender and Generations Survey, Norway