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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Professor of Family Demography, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Bonar-Macfie Professor of Political Economy, University of Glasgow, 1991 - 1994
  • Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, 1994 - 2011
  • , Department of Sociology, Oxford, 2011

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2000 - 2003


From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage 2012

The political economy of demographic change: causes and implications of population trends in Great Britain 1983

Lone parenthood: an economic analysis 1991

An economic analysis of the family 2003

Other Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics Fellows

Professor Paul Edwards

Sociology of work and employment; employment relations in multinational companies; employment in small firms