Dr Arjan Gjonça


Arjan Gjonça is Senior Lecturer in Demography at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a member of different professional bodies, including International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, British Society for Population Studies (BSPS), European Association for Population Studies, Population Association of America, and many more. He was the Honorary Secretary of the BSPS from 2001-2004, and a member of the council since 1997. 

He also sits in different editorial boards of population journals. His main areas of interests and research are: Health Transition in Developing Countries; Ageing in Developed and Developing Societies; Family and Fertility in Developed Societies; Demography of the Balkans (with particular focus Albania); Gender Differences in Mortality. 

Arjan has acted as an adviser to different international organisations and national governments, including the World Bank, UNFPA, UNDP and the Albanian government. His recent works include the paradox of mortality transition in Albania, Gender differences in survival and old age; Explaining fertility change in Albania.

Recent publications

For a full list of Arjan's publications, please see his LSE Research Online| page