Work with thought leaders and academic experts in demography

Companies can benefit from working with someone whose expertise is in the field of Demography in several ways. Demography experts can provide valuable insights into population trends, demographics, and social dynamics. They can help companies understand their target audience better and make data-driven decisions. Demography researchers can also assist in market research, helping companies identify new market opportunities and develop effective marketing strategies. Additionally, they can provide expertise in forecasting population growth and demographic changes, which is crucial for long-term business planning. Collaborating with a Demography expert can give companies a competitive edge and help them optimize their business strategies.

Experts on NotedSource with backgrounds in demography include Luke Connelly, Ariel Kalil, Emily Owens, Robert Gitter, Ph.D., Patrick Sharkey, Charles T. Hill, PhD, Tim Cavell, Laurence Steinberg, Y. Natalia Alfonso, and Rebecca Perdomo.

Luke Connelly

Professor of Health Economics, The University of Queensland, CBEH
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (51)
Health economics
insurance
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
Human Factors and Ergonomics
And 46 more
About
Luke Connelly is Professor of Health Economics at the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health. He also holds a Professorial appointment (part-time) at The University of Bologna, to which he was appointed in 2017 via the Italian “Direct Call” ([link](https://www.unibo.it/sitoweb/luke.connelly/en)) process. In 2019 he was appointed as Honorary Professor at The University of Sydney. His main interests are in health economics and insurance economics and the effects of institutions (including legal constructs) on incentives and behaviour. He has also worked in other fields of applied microeconomics, including education economics and transport economics. His publications include papers in *Review of Income and Wealth*, *Health Economics*, *Journal of Health Economics*, *Journal of Risk and Insurance*, *Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance*, *Accident Analysis and Prevention*, *Journal of Law and Medicine*, *Journal of Clinical Epidemiology*, *European Journal of Health Economics*, *International Journal of Health Economics and Finance*, *Social Science and Medicine*, *Economic Papers*, *Economic Analysis and Policy*, *Journal of Transport Economics and Policy*, *Labour Economics*, *Economics and Human Biology* as well as in a range of clinical journals, including *Lancet*. Luke has served on a number of public committees including the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC), which advises the Australian Minister for Health on the safety, efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of new and extant listings on Australia's Medicare Benefits Schedule. He has extensive service on other public committees and taskforces as well as extensive teaching and consulting engagements with industry. Over his career he has been a chief investigator on research grants and contracts totalling more than $67m. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of European Journal of Health Economics and the International Journal on Environmental Research and Public Health. He is a member of the International Health Economics Association's Arrow Awards Committee, which awards an annual prize in honour of Nobel Laureate Kenneth Arrow for the best paper in the field. He is currently Guest Editor (with Christophe Courbage) on a Special Issue of the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance on Insurance and Emerging Health Risks. His current research interests include health service innovations to improve the health of people with chronic kidney disease(CKD). Ongoing interests include the economics of disability and insurance, compensable injury compensation schemes, and the determinants of health. Luke enjoys and has considerable experience teaching economics and health economics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In 2014 he was awarded the School of Economics Distinguished Teaching Award for his teaching on UQ's Master of Health Economics Program. In July 2016 and July 2019 he also taught summer schools in Health Economics and the Economics of Insurance at The University of Lucerne, Switzerland. Over the past 10 years he has been a chief investigator on grants totalling more than $70m.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

105 total publications

Ethnicity differentials in academic achievements: the role of time investments

Journal of Population Economics / May 21, 2020

Nguyen, H. T., Connelly, L. B., Le, H. T., Mitrou, F., Taylor, C. L., & Zubrick, S. R. (2020). Ethnicity differentials in academic achievements: the role of time investments. Journal of Population Economics, 33(4), 1381–1418. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-020-00774-6

Ariel Kalil

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
University of Chicago Professor and Expert on Childhood Development
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (31)
General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
Sociology and Political Science
Developmental and Educational Psychology
Education
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health
And 26 more
About
Ariel D. Kalil is the Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. She is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research associate at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. She is also a faculty member in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies and in the College at the University of Chicago. Kalil's research lies at the intersection of child development and public policy. She is particularly interested in the effect of early childhood interventions on health and economic outcomes in adulthood. Her work has been published in leading social science journals, including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Political Economy. Kalil earned her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor in 1996, her MA in Social Psychology from the University of Colorado System in 1993, and her BA in Psychology and French Literature from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1991.
Most Relevant Publications (11+)

92 total publications

Diverging Destinies: Maternal Education and the Developmental Gradient in Time With Children

Demography / Aug 11, 2012

Kalil, A., Ryan, R., & Corey, M. (2012). Diverging Destinies: Maternal Education and the Developmental Gradient in Time With Children. Demography, 49(4), 1361–1383. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-012-0129-5

Mixing qualitative and quantitative research in developmental science: Uses and methodological choices.

Developmental Psychology / Mar 01, 2008

Yoshikawa, H., Weisner, T. S., Kalil, A., & Way, N. (2008). Mixing qualitative and quantitative research in developmental science: Uses and methodological choices. Developmental Psychology, 44(2), 344–354. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.44.2.344

Good things come in threes: Single-parent multigenerational family structure and adolescent adjustment

Demography / May 01, 2002

Deleire, T., & Kalil, A. (2002). Good things come in threes: Single-parent multigenerational family structure and adolescent adjustment. Demography, 39(2), 393–413. https://doi.org/10.1353/dem.2002.0016

Maternal Working Conditions and Child Well-Being in Welfare-Leaving Families.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2005

Dunifon, R., Kalil, A., & Bajracharya, A. (2005). Maternal Working Conditions and Child Well-Being in Welfare-Leaving Families. Developmental Psychology, 41(6), 851–859. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.41.6.851

Employment Patterns of Less-Skilled Workers: Links to Children’s Behavior and Academic Progress

Demography / Jan 14, 2012

Johnson, R. C., Kalil, A., & Dunifon, R. E. (2012). Employment Patterns of Less-Skilled Workers: Links to Children’s Behavior and Academic Progress. Demography, 49(2), 747–772. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-011-0086-4

Increasing Inequality in Parent Incomes and Children’s Schooling

Demography / Aug 01, 2017

Duncan, G. J., Kalil, A., & Ziol-Guest, K. M. (2017). Increasing Inequality in Parent Incomes and Children’s Schooling. Demography, 54(5), 1603–1626. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-017-0600-4

Maternal Age and Child Development

Demography / Nov 01, 2018

Duncan, G. J., Lee, K. T. H., Rosales-Rueda, M., & Kalil, A. (2018). Maternal Age and Child Development. Demography, 55(6), 2229–2255. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-018-0730-3

Mothers’ night work and children’s behavior problems.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2013

Dunifon, R., Kalil, A., Crosby, D. A., & Su, J. H. (2013). Mothers’ night work and children’s behavior problems. Developmental Psychology, 49(10), 1874–1885. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0031241

Divorced Fathers’ Proximity and Children’s Long-Run Outcomes: Evidence From Norwegian Registry Data

Demography / Jun 21, 2011

Kalil, A., Mogstad, M., Rege, M., & Votruba, M. (2011). Divorced Fathers’ Proximity and Children’s Long-Run Outcomes: Evidence From Norwegian Registry Data. Demography, 48(3), 1005–1027. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-011-0046-z

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Journal of Poverty / Sep 01, 1999

Sandfort, J. R., Kalil, A., & Gottschalk, J. A. (1999). The Mirror Has Two Faces. Journal of Poverty, 3(3), 71–91. https://doi.org/10.1300/j134v03n03_04

Developmental Psychology and Public Policy: Progress and Prospects.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2005

Foster, E. M., & Kalil, A. (2005). Developmental Psychology and Public Policy: Progress and Prospects. Developmental Psychology, 41(6), 827–832. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.41.6.827

Robert Gitter, Ph.D.

Semi-Retired Professor of Economics teaching, doing research, and working on community projects
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (33)
Labor
Psychiatry and Mental health
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Health Policy
Pshychiatric Mental Health
And 28 more
About
Dr. Robert Gitter is an economist with over 45 years of experience. He has taught at Ohio Wesleyan University for over 45 years. He continues to teach Labor Economics and working on research. His publications include work on immigration, worker turnover, and studies for various nonprofits and local and state governments as well as nonprofits.
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

29 total publications

Examining Direct Service Worker Turnover in Three Long-Term Care Industries in Ohio

Journal of Aging & Social Policy / Jan 06, 2015

Ejaz, F. K., Bukach, A. M., Dawson, N., Gitter, R., & Judge, K. S. (2015). Examining Direct Service Worker Turnover in Three Long-Term Care Industries in Ohio. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 27(2), 139–155. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2014.987034

The Effect of Rainfall on Migration from Mexico to the United States

International Migration Review / Dec 01, 2016

Puente, G. B., Perez, F., & Gitter, R. J. (2016). The Effect of Rainfall on Migration from Mexico to the United States. International Migration Review, 50(4), 890–909. https://doi.org/10.1111/imre.12116

The Determinants of Human Trafficking in the European Union

Journal of Human Trafficking / Sep 14, 2017

Tallmadge, R., & Gitter, R. J. (2017). The Determinants of Human Trafficking in the European Union. Journal of Human Trafficking, 4(2), 155–168. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322705.2017.1336368

Patrick Sharkey

William S Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (22)
Sociology and Political Science
Multidisciplinary
Law
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
And 17 more
About
Patrick Sharkey is a professor of sociology at Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard University in 2007. His research focuses on issues of urban poverty and inequality, racial stratification, and violence. As a journalist he has written extensively on inequity and the roots of racial disparities in the American city. He is the recipient of numerous academic awards, including the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, the J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, and the William Julius Wilson Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Urban and Inequality. His first book, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality, won the Robert E. Park Book Award for the best book in urban sociology. He has also served as an advisor to policymakers, foundation leaders, and community organizers across the United States.
Most Relevant Publications (4+)

73 total publications

Neighborhood selection and the social reproduction of concentrated racial inequality

Demography / Feb 01, 2008

Sampson, R. J., & Sharkey, P. (2008). Neighborhood selection and the social reproduction of concentrated racial inequality. Demography, 45(1), 1–29. https://doi.org/10.1353/dem.2008.0012

Temporary Integration, Resilient Inequality: Race and Neighborhood Change in the Transition to Adulthood

Demography / May 09, 2012

Sharkey, P. (2012). Temporary Integration, Resilient Inequality: Race and Neighborhood Change in the Transition to Adulthood. Demography, 49(3), 889–912. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-012-0105-0

The Impact of the Homicide Decline on Life Expectancy of African American Males

Demography / Mar 05, 2019

Sharkey, P., & Friedson, M. (2019). The Impact of the Homicide Decline on Life Expectancy of African American Males. Demography, 56(2), 645–663. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-019-00768-4

Geographic Migration of Black and White Families Over Four Generations

Demography / Jan 21, 2015

Sharkey, P. (2015). Geographic Migration of Black and White Families Over Four Generations. Demography, 52(1), 209–231. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-014-0368-8

Laurence Steinberg

Distinguished Professor and Expert in Family, Adolescence, and Psychology
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (35)
Adolescence
History and Philosophy of Science
General Psychology
Developmental and Educational Psychology
Education
And 30 more
About
Adolescent development, parent-adolescent relationships, adolescent brain development, adolescent decision-making
Most Relevant Publications (19+)

99 total publications

Peer Influence on Risk Taking, Risk Preference, and Risky Decision Making in Adolescence and Adulthood: An Experimental Study.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2005

Gardner, M., & Steinberg, L. (2005). Peer Influence on Risk Taking, Risk Preference, and Risky Decision Making in Adolescence and Adulthood: An Experimental Study. Developmental Psychology, 41(4), 625–635. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.41.4.625

Age differences in resistance to peer influence.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 2007

Steinberg, L., & Monahan, K. C. (2007). Age differences in resistance to peer influence. Developmental Psychology, 43(6), 1531–1543. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.43.6.1531

Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: Evidence for a dual systems model.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2008

Steinberg, L., Albert, D., Cauffman, E., Banich, M., Graham, S., & Woolard, J. (2008). Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: Evidence for a dual systems model. Developmental Psychology, 44(6), 1764–1778. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0012955

Impact of puberty on family relations: Effects of pubertal status and pubertal timing.

Developmental Psychology / May 01, 1987

Steinberg, L. (1987). Impact of puberty on family relations: Effects of pubertal status and pubertal timing. Developmental Psychology, 23(3), 451–460. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.23.3.451

Transformations in family relations at puberty.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 1981

Steinberg, L. D. (1981). Transformations in family relations at puberty. Developmental Psychology, 17(6), 833–840. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.17.6.833

Reciprocal relation between parent-child distance and pubertal maturation.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 1988

Steinberg, L. (1988). Reciprocal relation between parent-child distance and pubertal maturation. Developmental Psychology, 24(1), 122–128. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.24.1.122

Relations between neighborhood factors, parenting behaviors, peer deviance, and delinquency among serious juvenile offenders.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2006

Chung, H. L., & Steinberg, L. (2006). Relations between neighborhood factors, parenting behaviors, peer deviance, and delinquency among serious juvenile offenders. Developmental Psychology, 42(2), 319–331. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.42.2.319

Age differences in affective decision making as indexed by performance on the Iowa Gambling Task.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2010

Cauffman, E., Shulman, E. P., Steinberg, L., Claus, E., Banich, M. T., Graham, S., & Woolard, J. (2010). Age differences in affective decision making as indexed by performance on the Iowa Gambling Task. Developmental Psychology, 46(1), 193–207. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0016128

An ecological analysis of peer influence on adolescent grade point average and drug use.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 1995

Mounts, N. S., & Steinberg, L. (1995). An ecological analysis of peer influence on adolescent grade point average and drug use. Developmental Psychology, 31(6), 915–922. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.31.6.915

Affiliation with antisocial peers, susceptibility to peer influence, and antisocial behavior during the transition to adulthood.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 2009

Monahan, K. C., Steinberg, L., & Cauffman, E. (2009). Affiliation with antisocial peers, susceptibility to peer influence, and antisocial behavior during the transition to adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 45(6), 1520–1530. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0017417

Negative correlates of part-time employment during adolescence: Replication and elaboration.

Developmental Psychology / Mar 01, 1991

Steinberg, L., & Dornbusch, S. M. (1991). Negative correlates of part-time employment during adolescence: Replication and elaboration. Developmental Psychology, 27(2), 304–313. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.27.2.304

Latchkey children and susceptibility to peer pressure: An ecological analysis.

Developmental Psychology / Jul 01, 1986

Steinberg, L. (1986). Latchkey children and susceptibility to peer pressure: An ecological analysis. Developmental Psychology, 22(4), 433–439. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.22.4.433

Trajectories of antisocial behavior and psychosocial maturity from adolescence to young adulthood.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 2009

Monahan, K. C., Steinberg, L., Cauffman, E., & Mulvey, E. P. (2009). Trajectories of antisocial behavior and psychosocial maturity from adolescence to young adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 45(6), 1654–1668. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0015862

Negative impact of part-time work on adolescent adjustment: Evidence from a longitudinal study.

Developmental Psychology / Mar 01, 1993

Steinberg, L., Fegley, S., & Dornbusch, S. M. (1993). Negative impact of part-time work on adolescent adjustment: Evidence from a longitudinal study. Developmental Psychology, 29(2), 171–180. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.29.2.171

The company they keep: Relation of adolescents' adjustment and behavior to their friends' perceptions of authoritative parenting in the social network.

Developmental Psychology / Mar 01, 1995

Fletcher, A. C., Darling, N. E., Steinberg, L., & Dornbusch, S. (1995). The company they keep: Relation of adolescents’ adjustment and behavior to their friends’ perceptions of authoritative parenting in the social network. Developmental Psychology, 31(2), 300–310. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.31.2.300

The influence of mother–child emotion regulation strategies on children's expression of anger and sadness.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2011

Morris, A. S., Silk, J. S., Morris, M. D. S., Steinberg, L., Aucoin, K. J., & Keyes, A. W. (2011). The influence of mother–child emotion regulation strategies on children’s expression of anger and sadness. Developmental Psychology, 47(1), 213–225. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0021021

Homophily of internalized distress in adolescent peer groups.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 1995

Hogue, A., & Steinberg, L. (1995). Homophily of internalized distress in adolescent peer groups. Developmental Psychology, 31(6), 897–906. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.31.6.897

Patterns of family interaction as a function of age, the onset of puberty, and formal thinking.

Developmental Psychology / Nov 01, 1978

Steinberg, L. D., & Hill, J. P. (1978). Patterns of family interaction as a function of age, the onset of puberty, and formal thinking. Developmental Psychology, 14(6), 683–684. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.14.6.683

The development of reproductive strategy in females: Early maternal harshness → earlier menarche → increased sexual risk taking.

Developmental Psychology / Jan 01, 2010

Belsky, J., Steinberg, L., Houts, R. M., & Halpern-Felsher, B. L. (2010). The development of reproductive strategy in females: Early maternal harshness → earlier menarche → increased sexual risk taking. Developmental Psychology, 46(1), 120–128. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0015549

Y. Natalia Alfonso

Public Health and Health Economics Researcher at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (26)
Health
Economics
Health Systems
Child and Adolescent Health
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
And 21 more
Most Relevant Publications (2+)

32 total publications

Measuring Women's Covert Use of Modern Contraception in Cross-Sectional Surveys

Studies in Family Planning / May 30, 2018

Choiriyyah, I., & Becker, S. (2018). Measuring Women’s Covert Use of Modern Contraception in Cross-Sectional Surveys. Studies in Family Planning, 49(2), 143–157. Portico. https://doi.org/10.1111/sifp.12053

In Zimbabwe, Quality Services Increase Contraceptive Prevalence, but Effect of Education Is Inconsistent

International Family Planning Perspectives / Sep 01, 1995

Hollander, D. (1995). In Zimbabwe, Quality Services Increase Contraceptive Prevalence, but Effect of Education Is Inconsistent. International Family Planning Perspectives, 21(3), 120. https://doi.org/10.2307/2133187

Rebecca Perdomo

Executive Consultant
Most Relevant Research Interests
Demography
Other Research Interests (7)
Hispanic Serving Institutions
HSIs
higher education
policy
K-12 transitions
And 2 more
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

1 total publications

Racially biased high-school support? The heterogeneous effects of support on bachelor-degree enrollment for first-generation immigrants

Race Ethnicity and Education / Jul 27, 2020

Petts, A. L., Perdomo, R., Boylan, R., & Renzulli, L. (2020). Racially biased high-school support? The heterogeneous effects of support on bachelor-degree enrollment for first-generation immigrants. Race Ethnicity and Education, 26(6), 754–771. https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2020.1798380

Example demography projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on demography?

Market Segmentation Analysis

A Demography expert can conduct a comprehensive analysis of the target market, segmenting it based on demographic factors such as age, gender, income, and location. This analysis can help companies tailor their products and marketing campaigns to specific customer segments, increasing their chances of success.

Population Projections

Demography researchers can provide accurate population projections, helping companies anticipate future market demand and plan their production and distribution strategies accordingly. This information is crucial for industries such as healthcare, real estate, and retail.

Social Impact Assessment

When launching new products or implementing major changes, companies need to assess the potential social impact. Demography experts can analyze the demographic characteristics of the affected population and predict the social consequences, allowing companies to mitigate any negative effects and enhance their corporate social responsibility.

Workforce Planning

Demography researchers can assist companies in workforce planning by analyzing demographic trends and predicting labor market changes. This helps companies anticipate future talent shortages or surpluses, develop recruitment strategies, and implement effective workforce development programs.

Consumer Behavior Analysis

Understanding consumer behavior is crucial for companies in various industries. Demography experts can analyze demographic data to uncover patterns and trends in consumer behavior, helping companies tailor their marketing strategies, product offerings, and customer experiences to meet the needs and preferences of their target audience.