Details of working papers and research-in-progress are available on my active research page. Most of my published research is listed below and is also available via my Google Scholar page.

Peer-reviewed publications

Wilson, B. (2019) Understanding how immigrant fertility differentials vary over the reproductive life course, European Journal of Population. (Accepted for publication); First presented as: Wilson, B. (2013) Disentangling the quantum and tempo of immigrant fertility, 7th International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, June 2013

Wallace, M. and Wilson, B. (2019) The search for selection: Comparing migrant mortality versus origin, Population and Development Review. (Accepted for publication)

Busetta, A., Mendola, D., Wilson, B. and Cetorelli, V. (2019) Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Informal Settlements in Italy: A Multidimensional Vulnerability Assessment, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Published online: 10 May 2019 [online version]

Naci, H., Salcher-Konrad, M., Mcguire, A., Berger, F., Kuehne, T., Goubergrits, L., Muthurangu, V., Wilson, B. and Kelm, M. (2019) Impact of patient-specific computational modelling on treatment decision making: A randomized controlled trial in congenital heart disease. Nature NPJ Digital Medicine, 2 (1), 17. [published version – open access]

Bijlsma, M.J., Wilson, B., Tarkiainen, L., Myrskylä, M. and Martikainen, P. (2019) The impact of unemployment on antidepressant purchasing: adjusting for unobserved time-constant confounding in the g-formula. Epidemiology, 30(3), 388–395. [published version – open access]

Wilson, B. (2018) The intergenerational assimilation of completed fertility: Comparing the convergence of different origin groups, International Migration Review, Published online: 31 May 2018. [published version – open access] [press]

Wilson, B. and Kuha, J. (2017) Residential segregation and the fertility of immigrants and their descendants, Population, Space and Place, 24(3): e2098 [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, 20(2), 416-421 [published version] [accepted version]

Wilson, B. and Dyson, T. (2016) Democracy and the demographic transitionDemocratization, 24(4), 594-612 [paper] [summary

Adserà, A., Ferrer, A.M., Sigle-Rushton, W. and 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]


Smallwood, S. and Wilson, B. (2007) Focus on Families 2007, London: Palgrave Macmillan [electronic version] [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]