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Team

Andreu Domingo i Valls

Andreu Domingo Valls is currently Deputy Director at the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), where he has been researcher since 1984. He holds a PhD in Sociology from UNED. He is also director of the Study Group for Demography and Migrations (GEDEM) at the Centre for Demographic Studies, and Principal Investigator of the RecerCaixa Project “Demographic change and local management of diversity”. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on migration issues, but also in theoretical aspects of Demography including a monograph on “Descenso literario a los infiernos demográficos. Distopía y población”.


Pau MiretPau Miret is researcher at the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED). He obtained a BSc in Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1989, a post-graduate diploma in Demography at CED in 1991, and a PhD in Sociology from Spain’s National Open University in 2002. He has worked in the Cathie Marsch Centre for Census and Survey Research (Manchester, UK) and in the Department of Social Statistics at the University of Southampton (UK). He was a Ramón y Cajal Fellow from 2005 to 2009 at the UAB’s Department of Geography. His main area of interest is the effect of education on family formation, labour force dynamics and migration.


Amand Blanes

Amand Blanes LLorenç PhD in Demography from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Researcher at the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED) since 1989 and associate professor in the Department of Geography at UAB. He has been principal investigator of the R & D project of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness "Implicaciones sociodemográficas de las condiciones de salud en las edades adultas" (ref. CSO2009-09851). One line of research focuses on issues related to aging, mortality and health status of the population. Another more applied line of work, developed in the field of population projections through agreements with public administrations and statistical institutes. 

 

Helga de Valk

Xiana Bueno is a Beatriu de Pinós Programme Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University (USA) where she participates in the “Gender Equity and Low Fertility in Postindustrial Societies” Project. She holds a PhD in Demography from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and a BA in Sociology from the Universidade de A Coruña (UDC). She has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED) at the UAB since 2010 and a member of GEDEM since 2006. Her current research is focused on international migration, family formation processes and living arrangements.

 

Rocío Treviño MaruriRocío Treviño Maruri holds a PhD in Sociology and is currently senior researcher at the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED) at the  Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She is Master in Demography from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Centre for Demographic Studies and member of the R&D project of the Spanish Ministry of Economics and Competivity "¿De la complementariedad a la exclusión? Análisis sociodemográfico del impacto de la crisis económica en la población inmigrada"


Jeroen Spijker is currently a “Ramón y Cajal” research fellow at the Center for Demographic Studies (CED). He obtained a BA in 1994 in Sociology and Human Geography from Massey University, New Zealand and a Master in 1997 and PhD in 2004 in Spatial Sciences (specialisation Demography) from Groningen University, the Netherlands. In 2012, the Catalan Government awarded him a 2-months travel grant to do research at the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center. After that he worked for 20 months at the University of Edinburgh (UK) and 4 months at the Vienna Institute of Demography. Since 1-1-2015 he has returned to CED and now co-leads the research area “Health and Ageing”. Jeroen is interested in a wide range of issues, including population ageing, the epidemiological transition, migrant health and family transitions after divorce and widowhood.


Jordi Bayona

Jordi Bayona-i-Carrasco is currently researcher at the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED) and Adjunct Professor in the Geography Department at the University of Barcelona (UB). He holds a PhD in Demography (UAB, 2006) and a degree in Geography (UB, 1998). His main fields of research focuses on International Migration and Internal Migration, addressing issues such as the analysis of the sociodemographic characteristics of the immigrant population and their settlement patterns in urban environments. 


Sergi Vidal

Sergi Vidal is a social demographer (PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra), currently appointed at the Centre for Demographic Studies in the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona as a Ramon y Cajal research fellow. He is also adjunct lecturer at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and fellow of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course. His key research areas lie at the intersection between family dynamics and social stratification and adopt a longitudinal and life course approach. 


Pilar Zueras

Pilar Zueras is Research fellow at CED. She holds a BA in Sociology (2007) and a PhD in Demography (2014) by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). She attended the European Doctoral School of Demography (2011-12). She has also participated in several research projects and visited other institutes for short research stays: Institut National d’Études Démographiques in Paris (2010), the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock (2011), the Population Research Centre at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands (2018) and the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (2019). My research interests include several dimensions of mature and older people lives: health, care, mortality, family, living arrangements, work and retirement. 


Nachater SinghNachatter Singh holds a Master degree in Geography from the Punjabi University, and is currently a PhD Student and Research Assistant at the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED). He is Master in Territorial and Population Studies from CED and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). His on-going research focuses on the study of international migration with special focus on Indian diaspora and demo-spatial analysis of diversity, segregation and vulnerability of immigrant minorities in Spain


NOT Ph.D. MEMBERS


Teresa MenachoTeresa Menacho Montes Degree in Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research specialist for the University of Seville, DEA in Demography from the UAB. She is currently responsible for the data bank and coordinates the computing unit of the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED). She worked in the Institute of Statistics of Andalucía and has collaborated on projects for the CSIC. She participates in the CED’s research projects as a support of the research, particularly in population projections. 


EXTERNAL PARTNERS

Jakub Bijk

Jakub Bijak, is a lecturer in demography at the University of Southampton, and a member of the ESRC Centre for Population Change. He has obtained his PhD from Warsaw School of Economics for work on international migration forecasting. Formerly a researcher in the Central European Forum for Migration and Population Research (Warsaw) and member of the demographic unit of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, his current research encompasses demographic methods, migration, as well as demography of conflict and violence. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on these issues, including a monograph on “Forecasting international migration in Europe: A Bayesian view”.


Albert SabaterAlbert Sabater is Research Fellow at the Centre for Housing Research at the School of Geography and Geosciences of the University of St Andrews. He holds a PhD in Census and Survey Research and an MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics from the University of Manchester. He is also Master in Demography from the  Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and the Centre for Demographics Studies (CED). He is an active member of the Study Group for Demography and Migrations (GEDEM) at CED, and an associate at the Centre for Population Change in the United Kingdom.


Juan GaleanoJuan Galeano is post-doctoral researcher at the University of Geneve. He holds a PhD in Demography from the Center for Demographic Studies (CED) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Master in Demography from the European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD), Master in Territorial and Population Studies from CED and UAB, and BA in Sociology from the University of Barcelona (UB). His current research focuses on how life events influences international and internal migration in Switzerland and the construction of longitudinal demographic datasets from crossing administrative registers.


Daniela Vono

Daniela Vono de Vilhena  is Research Scientist at the MPIDR since 2013 and works as scientific coordinator at the Secretariat of Population Europe in Berlin. She is currently responsible for coordinating the dissemination work-package of the EU-funded project Generations and Gender Programme – Evaluate, Plan, Initiate (GGP-EPI), and is the principal investigator of the project “Undocumented migrants and irregular workers in Germany: policy challenges and approaches 1950-2019”, financed by the Max Planck Society. Previously, she coordinated, among others, the dissemination work package of the EU-funded FamiliesAndSocieties project. 


Alberto del Rey Poveda

Alberto del Rey Poveda is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology at the University of Salamanca. He holds a PhD in Demography from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). His research subject focuses on the immigration reproduction and labor market participation. He is currently leading the research project I+D+i of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation entitled "Integration process of migrants in Spain: labour activity and reproductive paths (Ref. CSO2010-16413)". 


Christiane Stallaert

Christiane Stallaert is Professor of Hispanic and Latin-American Studies, and Intercultural Communication at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and Guest Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Leuven. Her main fields of research are Ethnicity and Nationalism, Intercultural Communication and Migration. She is the author of several books, among others, Ni una gota de sangre impura. "La España inquisitorial y la Alemania nazi cara a cara" (2006), "Perpetuum Mobile. Entre la balcanización y la aldea global" (2004), and "Etnogénesis y etnicidad en España. Una aproximación histórico-antropológica al casticismo" (1998).