Dyson, Timothy

Professor Timothy Dyson  

Department

Position held

Professor of Population Studies

 

Experience keywords:

HIV epidemic; India; agricultural production; aids epidemic; developing world; family planning programmes; famines; fertility trends; global population trends; population trends; world food

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Asia; India

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7662

LSE email:

t.dyson@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2013

Dyson, Tim (2013) On democratic and demographic transition Population and Development Review, 38 (1). 83-102. ISSN 0098-7921

2012

Dyson, Tim (2012) On the democratic and demographic transitions . In: Modern and comparative seminar , 9th February 2012, London, UK

Dyson, Tim (2012) Causes and consequences of skewed sex ratios Annual Review of Sociology, 38. 443-461. ISSN 0360-0572

2011

Dyson, Tim (2011) The role of the demographic transition in the process of urbanization Population and Development Review, 37 (S1). 34-54. ISSN 1728-4457

2010

Dyson, Tim (2010) Aspects of the population history of South Asia in Southeast Asian Perspective In: Balakrishnan, Rajiv, (ed.) Demographic Transition: an Asian Perspective. Konark Publishers, New Delhi, India, 79-101. ISBN 9788122007862

Dyson, Tim (2010) Population and development: the demographic transition Zed Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781842779590

Dyson, Tim (2010) Growing regional variation: demographic change and its implications In: Heath, Anthony F. and Jeffery, Roger, (eds.) Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic Social and Political Approaches. Proceedings of the British Academy (159). Oxford University Press/British Academy, Oxford, UK, 19-46. ISBN 9780197264515

2009

Dyson, Tim (2009) New evidence on child mortality in Iraq Economic and Political Weekly, XLIV (2). 56-59. ISSN 0012-9976

2008

Dyson, Tim (2008) India’s demographic transition and its consequences for development In: Kapila, Uma, (ed.) India's Economic Development Since 1947. Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India. ISBN 8171885926

Dyson, Tim (2008) How to save a crowded planet: a review essay Population and Development Review, 34 (3). 347-355. ISSN 0098-7921

Dyson, Tim (2008) A call to arms: the scientific and substantive importance of the historical demography of India Demography India, 37 (2). 177-192. ISSN 0970-454X

2007

Dyson, Tim and Bhrolcháin, M (2007) On causation in demography Population and Development Review, 33 (1). 1-36. ISSN 0098-7921

2006

Dyson, Tim (2006) The Elgar companion to development studies In: Clark, David, (ed.) The Elgar Companion to Development Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK, 436-440. ISBN 9781847206244

Dyson, Tim and Hussain, Athar and Cassen, Robert (2006) Demographic transition in Asia and its consequences IDS Bulletin, 37 (3). 79-87. ISSN 0265-5012

Dyson, Tim (2006) Child mortality in Iraq since 1990 Economic and Political Weekly, 42. 4487-4496. ISSN 0012-9976

2005

Dyson, Tim (2005) On development, demography and climate change: the end of the world as we know it? Population and Environment, 27 (2). 117-149. ISSN 0199-0039

2004

Dyson, Tim (2004) Why the world's population will probably be less than 9 billion in 2300 In: World Population to 2300. UNDP, New York, USA, 145-150. ISBN 9211514010

Dyson, Tim (2004) India's population - the future In: Dyson, Tim and Cassen, Robert and Visaria, Léela, (eds.) Twenty-First Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development, and the Environment. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 74-107. ISBN 9780199243358

Dyson, Tim (2004) India's population - the past In: Dyson, Tim and Cassen, Robert and Visaria, Léela, (eds.) Twenty-First Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development, and the Environment. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 15-31. ISBN 9780199243358

Hanchate, Amresh and Dyson, Tim (2004) Prospects for food demand and supply In: Dyson, Tim and Cassen, Robert and Visaria, Léela, (eds.) Twenty-First Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development, and the Environment. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 228-253. ISBN 9780199243358

Dyson, Tim and Visaria, Pravin (2004) Migration and urbanization: retrospect and prospects In: Dyson, Tim and Cassen, Robert and Visaria, Léela, (eds.) Twenty-First Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development, and the Environment. Oxford University Press, New York, USA, 108-129. ISBN 9780199243358

Dyson, Tim and Cassen, Robert and Visaria, Léela, eds (2004) Twenty-first century India: population, economy, human development, and the environment Oxford University Press, New York, USA. ISBN 9780199243358

2003

Dyson, Tim (2003) Famine in south Asia In: Demeny, Paul and McNicoll, Geoffrey, (eds.) Encyclopaedia of Population. Macmillan Reference USA, New York, USA. ISBN 9780028656779

Dyson, Tim (2003) Food supply and population In: Demeny, Paul and McNicoll, Geoffrey, (eds.) Encyclopedia of Population. Macmillan Reference USA, New York, USA, 431-435. ISBN 9780028656779

Dyson, Tim (2003) HIV/AIDS and urbanization Population and Development Review, 29 (3). 427-442. ISSN 0098-7921

2002

Dyson, Tim (2002) On the future of human fertility in India In: Completing the Fertility Transition. United Nations, New York, USA, 392-408. ISBN 9780195666106

Dyson, Tim and O'Grada, C (2002) Introduction In: Dyson, Tim and O'Grada, C, (eds.) Famine Demography : Perspectives From the Past and Present. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1-18. ISBN 0199251916

Dyson, Tim and Ó Gráda, Cormac (2002) Demography, food production and famine risks in the twenty-first century IDS Bulletin, 33 (4). 108-113. ISSN 0265-5012

Dyson, Tim (2002) Famine in Berar, 1896-7 and 1899-1900: echoes and chain reactions In: Dyson, Tim, (ed.) Famine Demography: Perspectives From Past and Present. International studies in demography. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 93-112. ISBN 9780199251919

2001

Dyson, Tim (2001) Coping with growth The House Magazine, 946 (26). 20-21. ISSN 0309-0426

Dyson, Tim (2001) World food trends: a neo-Malthusian prospect? Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 145 (4). 438-455. ISSN 0003-049X

Dyson, Tim (2001) Birth rate trends in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan: a long comparative view In: Sathar, Z. A. and Phillips, J. F., (eds.) Fertility Transition in South Asia. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 51-77. ISBN 9780199241859

Dyson, Tim (2001) The preliminary demography of the 2001 census of India Population and Development Review, 27 (2). 341-356. ISSN 0098-7921

Dyson, Tim (2001) A partial theory of world development: the neglected role of the demographic transition in the shaping of modern society International Journal of Population Geography, 7 (2). 67-90. ISSN 1099-1220

Dyson, Tim (2001) Demographic change and world food demand and supply - some thoughts on sub-Saharan Africa, India and East Asia In: Ragaini, R, (ed.) Pollution: Proceedings of the International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies - 25th Session. World Scientific Publishing, 355 -361. ISBN 978-9810246693

Dyson, Tim and Das Gupta, Monica (2001) Demographic trends in Ludhiana district, Punjab, 1881-1981: an exploration of vital registration data in colonial India In: Liu, Ts'ui-jung and Lee, James and Reher, David S. and Saito, Osamu and Feng, Wang, (eds.) Asian Population History. International studies in demography. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 79-104. ISBN 9780198294436

2000

Banthia, Jayant and Dyson, Tim (2000) Smallpox and the impact of vaccination among the Parsees of Bombay Indian Economic and Social History Review, 37 (1). 27-50. ISSN 0019-4646

Dyson, Tim and Hanchate, Amresh (2000) India's demographic and food prospects: state level analysis Economic and Political Weekly, 35 (46). 4021-4035. ISSN 0012-9976

1999

Dyson, Tim (1999) Prospects for feeding the world British Medical Journal, 319 (7215). 988-990. ISSN 0959-8138

Dyson, Tim and Banthia, Jayant (1999) Smallpox in nineteenth-century India Population and Development Review, 25 (9). 649-680. ISSN 0098-7921

Dyson, Tim (1999) World food trends and prospects to 2025 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96 (May). 5929-5936. ISSN 0027-8424

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