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Ron J. Lesthaeghe's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2010. "The Unfolding Story of the Second Demographic Transition." Population and Development Review, 36(2): 211-+. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2009. "US Presidential Elections and the Spatial Pattern of the American Second Demographic Transition." Population and Development Review, 35(2), 391-400. DOI. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2008. "Voting and Families: America's Second Demographic Transition." New Geography, December 11.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2006. "The Second Demographic Transition in the United States: Exception or Textbook Example?" Population and Development Review, 32(4): 669-698. DOI. Abstract.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and J. Surkyn. 2004. "Value Orientations and the Second Demographic Transition (SDT) in Northern, Western and Southern Europe: An Update." Demographic Research, 3: 45-86.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and K. Neels. 2002. "From the First to the Second Demographic Transition: An Interpretation of the Spatial Continuity of Demographic Innovation in France, Belgium and Switzerland." European Journal of Population, 18(4): 325-260.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and J. Surkyn. 2002. "New Forms of Household Formation in Central and Eastern Europe-Are they Related to Newly Emerging Value Orientations?" Economic Survey of Europe, 1: 197-216.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and G. Moors. 2000. "Recent Trends in Fertility and Household Formation in the Industrialized World." Review of Population and Social Policy, 9: 121-170.

Chapters

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2003. "Adolphe Quetelet." In Encyclopedia of Population edited by P. Demeny and G. McNicoll. Pp. 817-820. New York: McMillan Reference Ltd & Thompson-Gal.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2003. "Pierre-Francios Verhulst." In Encyclopedia of Population edited by P. Demeny and G. McNicoll. 959-960. New York: McMillan Reference Ltd..

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2002. "Life Course Transitions and Value Adaptations: Selection and Adaptation." In Meaning and Choice: Value Orientations and Life Course Decisions edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Pp. 1-44. The Hague : NIDI & Brussels : CBGS.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2001. "Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, 1796-1874." In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences edited by N. Smelser and P. Baltes. Pp. 12673-12676. Oxford: Elsevier Science.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2001. "Family Formation Theory: The Complementarity of Economic and Social Explanations." In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences edited by N. Smelser and P. Baltes. Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2000. "Transnational Islamic Communities in a Multilingual Secular Society." In Communities and Generations: Turkish and Moroccan Populations in Belgium edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Ch 1, Pp. 1-57. Brussels & The Hague, and VUB Press.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and K. Neels. 2000. "Islamic Communities in Belgium: Religious Orientations and Secularization." In Communities and Generations: Turkish and Moroccan Populations in Belgium edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Ch 4, Pp. 129-164. Brussels & The Hague, and VUB Press.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., J. Surkyn, and I. Van Craenem. 2000. "Dimensions and Determinants of Integration-Related Attitudes Among Turkish and Moroccanmen in Belgium." In Communities and Generations: Turkish and Moroccan Populations in Belgium edited by R. Lesthaeghe. Ch 6, Pp. 195-242. Brussels & The Hague, and VUB Press.

Conference Proceedings

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., J. Surkyn, and J. Anson. 2001. "Household positions and value orientations: an exploration with Belgian and German EVS-data." EURESCO-conference on "The Second Demographic Transition", Bad Herrenalb.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., D. Willaert, and P. Deboosere. 2001. "The Brussels Capital Region: demographic and social features." Urban Futures Anthology, Euro-conference of the Swedish EU-Presidency, Stockholm.

PSC Reports

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Iñaki Permanyer. 2014. "European Sub-Replacement Fertility: Trapped or Recovering?" PSC Research Report No. 14-822. June 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2014. "The Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa into the 21st Century." PSC Research Report No. 14-823. July 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2010. "Long-Term Spatial Continuities in Demographic Innovations: Insights from the Belgian Example, 1846-2000." PSC Research Report No. 10-695. January 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J. 2010. "The Unfolding Story of the Second Demographic Transition." PSC Research Report No. 10-696. January 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Lesthaeghe, Ron J., and Lisa Neidert. 2006. "The "Second Demographic Transition" in the U.S.: Spatial Patterns and Correlates." PSC Research Report No. 06-592. March 2006. Abstract. PDF.