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Lead researcher

Professor Jane Falkingham

VP Engagement and International
Other researchers

Professor Peter Smith

Professor in Social Statistics

Professor Ann Berrington

Professor-Demography&Social Statistics

Professor Jackie Wahba

Professor of Economics

Dr Paul Bridgen

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • The impact of the environmental crisis on welfare states
  • Eco-social policy developments - theory and empirical evaluations
  • Energy/fuel poverty in the UK and EU

Professor Traute Meyer

Professor of Social Policy

Professor Maria Evandrou FAcSS


Research interests

  • Inequalities in later life, particularly inequalities in the incomes of older people, equity in health and social care, and inequalities amongst ethnic elders in the UK
  • Informal carers, paid employment and resources
  • The retirement prospects of future generations of elders, particularly the building and use of different types of policy tools for modelling income, pensions, health, incapacity, demand and supply of formal and informal care amongst older people in the future

Professor Corrado Giulietti

Head of School

Research interests

  • Labour Economics
  • Development Economics

Professor Jakub Bijak

Professor of Statistical Demography

Professor Brienna Perelli-Harris

Professor of Demography

Professor Erengul Dodd

Professor of Actuarial Math & Statistics

Dr Hector Calvo-Pardo


Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

Research interests

  • Informal care provision and receipt
  • Unmet need for social care
  • Pension protection

Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Ariana Modirrousta-galian,
Philip A. Higham,
Toby Prike,
Martin Hinsch,
& Sarah Nurse
, 2023 , Open Research Europe , 3
Type: article
& Yuliya Hilevych
, 2023 , Vienna Yearbook of Population Research , 21
Type: article
Bilal Malaeb,
, 2023 , International Migration Review , 1--32
Type: article
Shih-Yi Chao,
& Niels Blom
, 2023 , Advances in Life Course Research , 55 (3) , 100518
Type: article
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