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Project overview

The Connecting Generations (CG) Centre aims to increase our understanding of the connections and inequalities between and within generations so that policy measures and resources can be efficiently and fairly allocated.


Lead researcher

Professor Jane Falkingham

VP International and Engagement

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Other researchers

Professor Peter Smith

Professor in Social Statistics

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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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Professor Maria Evandrou FAcSS

Head of Department

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

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Professor Corrado Giulietti

Professor of Economics

Research interests

  • Labour Economics
  • Development Economics

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Professor Athina Vlachantoni

Professor of Gerontology & Social Policy

Research interests

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

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Professor Jakub Bijak

Professor of Statistical Demography

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Doctor Jason Hilton

Lecturer in Social Stats & Data Science

Research interests

  • Demographic Forecasting
  • Bayesian Statistics

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Professor Erengul Dodd


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Doctor Heini Väisänen


Research interests

  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Population Health

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Mrs Teresa McGowan

Research Manager

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