European Journal of Population

Aims and Scope


The European Journal of Population:

  • Improves understanding of population issues, fostering development of theory and method
  • Spans the boundaries between demography and sociology, anthropology, economics, political science, and health sciences
  • Covers both European and non-European countries
  • Benefits researchers, policy makers and others concerned with population processes
  • Is published under the auspices of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)

The European Journal of Population aims to improve understanding of population phenomena by giving priority to work that contributes to the development of theory and method, and that spans the boundaries between demography and such disciplines as sociology, anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, epidemiology and other sciences contributing to public health. Contributors come from around the world, and the coverage includes both European and non-European countries. The journal addresses a broad public of researchers, policy makers and others concerned with population processes and their consequences.

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  • Albert Esteve, Autonomous University of Barcelona,  Spain (

Associate Editors:

  • Arnstein Aassve, Università Bocconi, Italy
  • Alicia Adsera, Princeton University, USA
  • Karel Neels, Antwerp University, Belgium
  • Brienna Perelli-Harris, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Roland Rau, University of Rostock, Germany

Book Review Editor:

  • Nicole Hiekel, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany / Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, the Netherlands

Editorial Assistants:

  • Mariona Lozano, Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics, Spain
  • Diederik Boertien, Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics, Spain