Emeritus Professor Gavin Jones

College of Arts and Social Sciences


Gavin Jones is Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University. After 11 years with the National University of Singapore, he retired in December 2014 as Director of NUS's JY Pillay Comparative Asia Research Centre. After working for the Population Council in New York, then in Thailand and Indonesia, he was with the Demography and Sociology Program at the Australian National University for 28 years, from 1975 to 2003, serving as head of program for an 8-year period. Professor Jones has conducted research on varied subjects in the field of demography and human development, in recent years focusing especially on low fertility regimes in Asia, delayed and non-marriage, urbanization issues, and equity aspects of educational development. He has served as consultant to many international agencies, and has published about 30 books and monographs and some 170 refereed journal articles and book chapters.   

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