My research covers a range of topics relating to demography, migration, and research methods.

Details of research-in-progress is available on my active research page. A list of most of the below research is also available via my Google Scholar page.

Peer-reviewed publications

Wilson, B. (2018) The intergenerational assimilation of completed fertility: Comparing the convergence of different origin groups, Accepted in International Migration Review.

Wilson, B. and Kuha, J. (2017) Residential segregation and the fertility of immigrants and their descendants, Population, Space and Place, Published online: 2 October 2017. [published version] [accepted version]

Busetta, A., Cetorelli, V., and Wilson, B. (2017). A Universal Health Care System? Unmet Need for Medical Care Among Regular and Irregular Immigrants in Italy. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Published online: 16 March 2017. [published version] [accepted version]

Wilson, B. and Dyson, T. (2016) Democracy and the demographic transitionDemocratization, Published online: 16 Jun 2016 [paper] [summary

Adserà, A., Ferrer, A. M., Sigle-Rushton, W., & Wilson, B. (2012). Fertility patterns of child migrants: Age at migration and ancestry in comparative perspective. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 643(1), 160–189 [paper] [summary] [press]

O’Leary, L., Natamba, E., Jefferies, J., and Wilson, B. (2010). Fertility and partnership status in the last two decades. Population Trends, 140, 5-35 [paper]

Wilson, B. (2010). Children with a non-resident parent. Population Trends, 140, 53-81 [paper] [press: 1 2]

Wilson, B., and Stuchbury, R. (2010). Do partnerships last? Comparing marriage and cohabitation using longitudinal census data. Population Trends, 139, 37-63 [paper] [press: 1 2 3] [use in education]

Wilson, B. (2009). Estimating the cohabiting population. Population Trends, 136, 21-27 [paper] [press]

Wilson, B., and Smallwood, S. (2008). Age differences at marriage and divorce. Population Trends, 132, 17-25 [paper] [press: 1 2]

Wilson, B., and Smallwood, S. (2008). The proportion of marriages ending in divorce. Population Trends, 131, 28-36 [paper] [press: 1 2]

Wilson, B., and Smallwood, S. (2007). Understanding recent trends in marriage. Population Trends, 128, 24-32 [paper] [press: 1 2] [context]

Edited volumes

Smallwood, S. and Wilson, B. (2007). Focus on Families 2007, London: Palgrave Macmillan [full report] [press: 1 2 3]

Other publications

Wilson, B. (2015). Origin, destination and convergence: understanding the fertility of international migrants and their descendants. PhD thesis, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) [link]

Wilson, B. (2011). Migrant fertility in England and Wales: Measuring fertility convergence. Masters dissertation. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) [link]

ONS (2009) Households, Families and Children. Social Trends 39 (pp. xxvi-xxx) [report section] [press: 1 2 3]

McConnell, H., and Wilson, B. (2007). Families. In S. Smallwood & B. Wilson (Eds.), Focus on Families 2007 (pp. 1–18). London: Palgrave Macmillan [report] [press]

Wilson, B., and Smallwood, S. (2007). Family geography. In S. Smallwood & B. Wilson (Eds.), Focus on Families 2007 (pp. 71–86). London: Palgrave Macmillan [report] [press]

Wilson, B., and Smallwood, S. (2007). Where does all the information go. Marginal Notes, Issue 36 (pp.10-13). GRO [report]