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Barbara A. Anderson

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Coordinator, Social Demography, Population Studies Center.

Faculty Associate, Center for Russian and East European Studies.

Ronald Freedman Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Population Studies, Sociology.

Ph.D., Princeton University

Dr. Anderson studies the relationship between social change and demographic change. Her research focuses on the former Soviet Union, China and South Africa. Her teaching centers on the relationship between social and demographic change and on technical demography.

Recent Publications

Books

Anderson, Barbara A., and Heston E. Phillips. 2006. Trends in the Percent of Children who are Orphans in South Africa: 1995-2005. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.

Journal Articles

Anderson, Barbara A., and John H. Romani. 2009. "Socio-economic Characteristics and Excess Female Infant Mortality in Jilin Province, China." Population and Society, 5(2): 1-25. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Anderson, Barbara A. 2014. "The Role of Data in Research and Policy." PSC Research Report No. 14-818. April 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Anderson, Barbara A. 2014. "Projecting Low Fertility: Some Thoughts about the Plausibility and Implications of Assumptions." PSC Research Report No. 14-815. February 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Anderson, Barbara A., John H. Romani, Marie Wentzel, and Heston E. Phillips. 2013. "Recycling Behavior among Urban South Africans:The Role of Race and Social Status." PSC Research Report No. 13-790. April 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Anderson, Barbara A., Marie Wentzel, John Romani, and Heston E. Phillips. 2010. "Exploring Environmental Consciousness in South Africa." PSC Research Report No. 10-709. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Anderson, Barbara A., John H. Romani, Marie Wentzel, and Heston E. Phillips. 2010. "Awareness of Water Pollution as a Problem and the Decision to Treat Drinking Water Among Rural African Households with Unclean Drinking Water: South Africa 2005." PSC Research Report No. 10-701. April 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Anderson, Barbara A., and Mosidi S. Nhlapo. 2009. "Changes in Standard of Living among Population Groups in South Africa: 1998-2006." PSC Research Report No. 08-654. July 2009. Abstract. PDF.

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Current PSC Trainees:

Emily Merchant, Elizabeth Mosley, Everett Peachey, Sarah Seelye.