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Gavin W. Jones

Emeritus Professor
School of Demography- Australian National University

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Nationalité: Australie
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Membre depuis: 2016
N° de membre : 20500
Membership Type: Cotisation Normale

Spécialisations: Vieillissement, Education et scolarisation, Fécondité, Migration internationale, Marché du travail / Emploi, Mariage, Divorce et unions consensuelles, Population et développement, Urbanization

Régions du monde étudiées: Asie du Sud, Southeast Asia, East Asia

Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD) , 1966 , Australian National University , Démographie

Langues de travail: Anglais , Indonesian

Membres d'autres associations d'études de la population: Asian Population Association (APA), Population Association of America (PAA)

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I am an Emeritus Professor at the Austrlaian National University. After 11 years at the National University of Singapore, I retired in December 2014 as Director of NUS's J.Y. Pillay Comparative Asia Research Centre. Earler, I worked at the Population Council from 1966 to 1975, in New York, Bangkok and Jakarta. Then I spent 28 years at the Australian National University, serving as Head of the Demography and Sociology Program for an 8-year period. I have served as consultant to many international agencies, and have published about 30 books and monographs and some 170 internationally refereed articles and book chapters. I continue to undertake consultancies in areas relevant to my interests.    


Jones, Gavin W., 1994, Marriage and Divorce in Islamic Southeast Asia, Singapore: Oxford University Press.

Gavin W. Jones and Mike Douglass (eds), 2008, Mega-Urban Regions in Pacific Asia: Urban Dynamics in a Global Era, Singapore: NUS Press.

Christophe Z. Guilmoto and Gavin W. Jones (eds), 2016, Contemporary Demographic Transformations in China, India and Indonesia, Dordrecht: Springer. 

Jones, Gavin W., 2007, "Delayed marriage and very low fertility in Pacific Asia", Population and Development Review, 33(3): 453-478.

Jones, Gavin W., 2005, "The "flight from marriage" in South-East and East Asia", Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 36(1): 93-119.

Honorary or professional positions and awards:
Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia