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Lead researcher

Professor Jane Falkingham

VP Engagement and International
Other researchers

Professor Jackie Wahba

Professor of Economics

Professor Jakub Bijak

Professor of Statistical Demography

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 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

Dr Christian Schluter


Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

Research interests

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

Professor Traute Meyer

Professor of Social Policy

Dr Elisabeth Schroeder-Butterfill

Head of Department

Research interests

  • Care in later life
  • Older people's social and support networks
  • Vulnerability

Professor Peter Smith

Professor in Social Statistics

Professor Ann Berrington

Professor-Demography&Social Statistics

Research outputs

Nora Sanchez Gassen,
Paulina Galezewska,
& Jennifer Holland
, 2017 , Population and Development Review , 43 (2) , 303--329
Type: article
Arkadiusz Wisniowski,
James Raymer,
& Jonathan J. Forster
, 2015 , Demography , 52 (3) , 1035--1059
Type: article
Assaf Razin,
, 2015 , The Scandinavian Journal of Economics , 117 (2) , 369--402
Type: article
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