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Stuart Gietel-Basten

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IEMS Research Areas

Area of Expertise

Demography, Aging, Population Policy

SHORT BIO

Prof Gietel-Basten’s research covers the links between population and policy, with a regional focus on Asia. In particular, he is interested in the emergence of low fertility across the region, and the consequences of this in terms of population ageing and growth. He has been published in a number of major journals in demography and other social science subjects. In 2017, his first book, Why Demography Matters (co-written with Danny Dorling) was published. He is also a regular contributor to the South China Morning Post and China Daily.

SELECTED PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Dorling, D. and Gietel-Basten, S.A. (2017*) Why Demography Matters Cambridge: Polity
  • Wang, F., Cai, Y, Shen, K. and Gietel-Basten, S.A. (2017*) Numbers, Politics, and Legacies of China’s One-Child Policy.Demography
  • Ding, X., Billari, F. and Gietel-Basten, S.A. (2017*) Economic development, income inequality, health infrastructure and health among Chinese midlife and older adults. International Journal of Public Health
  • Gietel-Basten, S.A. (2016) Why Brexit? The toxic mix of immigration and austerity. Population and Development Review 42(4): 673-680
  • Scherbov,S., Sanderson, W. and Basten, S.A. (2016) Better way to measure ageing in East Asia that takes life expectancy into account. Australasian Journal of Ageing 35(2):139-42
  • Basten, S.A. and Verropoulou, G. (2015) A re-interpretation of the ‘two-child norm’ in post-transitional demographic systems: Fertility intentions in Taiwan. PLOSOne , 10(8):e0135105
  • Basten, S.A. and Jiang, Q. (2015) Fertility in China: An uncertain future. Population Studies 69(s1): s07-s105
  • Coleman, D.A. and Basten, S.A. (2015) The demographic marginalization of the West: A less apocalyptic view. Population Studies 69(s1): s107-s118
  • Basten, S.A. and Jiang, Q. (2014) China’s family planning policies: Recent reforms and future challenges. Studies in Family Planning 45(4):493-509
  • Coleman, D.A. and Basten, S.A. (2015) The demographic marginalization of the West: A less apocalyptic view. Population Studies 69(s1): s107-s118
  • Basten, S.A., and Crespo Cuaresma, J. (2014). ‘Modelling the macroeconomic impact of future trajectories of educational development in Least Developed Countries. International Journal of Educational Development 36(2014): 44-50