George Alter

Research Professor Emeritus, ICSPR

(734) 615-8400


George Alter is Research Professor at ICPSR and the Population Studies Center and Professor of History at the University of Michigan. His research grows out of interests in the history of the family, demography, and economic history, and recent projects have examined the effects of early life conditions on health in old age and new ways of describing fertility transitions. He is also involved in international efforts to promote research transparency and data sharing.

Research Areas

Algorithms and Codes
Biology Applications and Engineering
Numerical Analysis; Statistics and Stochastic Methods and Theories