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Project overview

Research in CPC-II is organised around the five thematic areas of:
1. Fertility and family change
2. Increasing longevity and the changing life course
3. New mobilities and migration
4. Understanding intergenerational relations & exchange
5. Integrated demographic estimation and forecasting


Lead researcher

Professor Jane Falkingham

VP Engagement and International
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Other researchers

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
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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
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Professor Jakub Bijak

Professor of Statistical Demography
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Professor Ann Berrington

Professor-Demography&Social Statistics
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Professor Jackie Wahba

Professor of Economics
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Dr Christian Schluter

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Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

Research interests

  • Informal care provision and receipt
  • Unmet need for social care
  • Pension protection
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Professor Brienna Perelli-Harris

Professor of Demography
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Professor Peter Smith

Professor in Social Statistics
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Professor Traute Meyer

Professor of Social Policy
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Dr Hector Calvo-Pardo

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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups