Academic Staff working on Population issues at LSE:

Staff members in the Department of Social Policy


Ernestina Coast

Dr Ernestina Coast:

Interests: sexual health; reproductive health; maternal health; demography of low income countries; mixed (quantitative and qualitative) methods. 
Further information: LSE Experts 
Personal homepage

Arjan Gjonca

Dr Arjan Gjonça:

Interests: determinants of mortality and epidemiological transition in developing countries; relationship between nutrition and health/mortality; interplay between tradition/values and development/ideas in shaping demographic behaviour; the sex imbalances at birth and female disadvantages in health and mortality in developing countries.
Dr Gjonça welcomes applications from students interested in the following areas: health and mortality transition in developing countries, demography of the Balkans and gender differences in the onset of disease and mortality. 
Further information: LSE Experts

Emily Grundy

Professor Emily Grundy:

Interests: Ageing, health and well-being; Life course influences on health; Family, household and social networks of older people; Intergenerational exhanges.
Professor Grundy particularly welcomes enquiries from students with interests in quantitative studies of ageing and health and students wanting to use data from the ONS Longitudinal Study.
Further information: LSE Experts

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Dr Moshi Herman:

Interests: population and development, population health, political economy of development, social inequality. His current research, which has a regional emphasis on Africa, focuses on the relationship between structural/political-economic factors (such as neoliberalism, democratisation, conflict, political instability) and demographic outcomes (such as population health trends, health inequalities, life course outcomes).

Stephen Jenkins

Professor Stephen Jenkins:

Interests: links between socioeconomic and demographic processes and outcomes; quantitative methods for demographic analysis, especially analysis of longitudinal data.
Further information: LSE Experts

Tiziana Leone

Dr Tiziana Leone:

Interests: quantitative approach to the following areas: maternal mortality, health systems and reproductive health, women's health in low income countries, economic burden of maternal health care.
Further information: 
LSE Experts
Personal webpage

Dr Grace Lordan

Dr Grace Lordan:

Interests: health economics; the economics of risky health behaviours; health and development economics; ethnicity and health outcomes
Further information: LSE Experts

Michael Murphy

Professor Mike Murphy:

Interests: demography of developed societies and demographic modelling.
Professor Murphy particularly welcomes enquiries from students with quantitative interests in these areas.
Further information: LSE Experts 

Mikko Myrskyla

Professor Mikko Myrskylä:

Interests: population health, low and late fertility, and demographic forecasting.
Professor Myrskylä welcomes enquiries from students with strong quantitative skills and interest in population processes in general.
Further information: LSE Experts

Berkay Ozcan

Dr Berkay Ozcan:

Interests: relationship between demographic processes (e.g. marriage, divorce, fertility) and economic outcomes (e.g. savings/wealth, labor supply, unemployment, entrepreneurship, etc).
Further information: LSE Experts 
Personal homepage


Professor Lucinda Platt:

Interests: immigration and ethnicity.
Professor Platt welcomes students with interests in quantitative, particularly longitudinal, analysis of ethnic and immigrant inequalities and integration.
Further information: LSE Experts

Dr Isaac Sasson

Dr Isaac Sasson:

Interests: Social determinants of health; educational disparities in adult mortality; stratification and the life course; statistical methods.
Further information: LSE Experts



Staff members in other Departments

Sylvia Chant

Professor Sylvia Chant:

Professor of Development Geography, Department of Geography and Environment
LSE Experts
Department profile
Personal webpage

Tim Dyson

Professor Tim Dyson:

Professor of Population Studies, Department of International Development, Department of Social Policy
LSE Experts
Department profile

Ursula Henz

Dr Ursula Henz:

Associate Professor  in Social Research Methods, Department of Sociology
LSE Experts
Department profile

Naila Kabeer

Professor Naila Kabeer:

Professor of Gender and Development, Gender Institute
Department profile
Personal webpage

Chris Langford

Mr Chris Langford:

Emeritus Reader in Demography, Department of Social Policy
LSE Experts

Wendy Sigle Rushton

Professor Wendy Sigle:

Associate, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), Reader in Gender and Family Studies, Gender Institute
LSE Experts

Professor Fiona Steele 

Professor Fiona Steele:

Professor in Statistics, Department of Statistics
LSE Experts, Department profile













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