Sylvie Dubuc is Research Fellow in Population Studies. She received her PhD from Paris-Sorbonne University (2002) and has taught at the French universities of Pau and La Reunion and King’s College London before coming to Oxford in 2006.
Her work includes research on education, social mobility and childbearing behaviour of the ethnic minority groups and the second generation in the UK, and research on son-preference and child sex-selection.
DPhil students who are interested in any of the below broad subject areas are encouraged to contact Sylvie Dubuc.
Dubuc S. (2012) 'Immigration to the UK from high-fertility countries: Intergenerational adaptation and fertility convergence', Population and Development Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp353-368.
Dubuc S. and J. Haskey (2010) ‘Fertility and Ethnicity in the UK: recent trends’ in Understanding Population trends and Processes, Volume 3: Ethnicity and Integration (J. Stilwell and M. van Ham eds.) Chap 4.
Coleman D. and S. Dubuc (2010) ‘The fertility of ethnic minority populations in the United Kingdom, 1960s – 2006’ Population Studies. Vol 64, No 1, pp19-41
Dubuc S. (2009) ‘Application of the own-children method for estimating fertility by ethnic and religious groups in the UK’, Journal of Population Research, Vol 26, No 3, pp207-225.
Dubuc S. and D. Coleman (2007) ‘An increase in the sex ratio of births to India-born mothers in England and Wales: evidence for sex-selective abortion’ Population and Development Review Vol. 33, No. 2, pp 383-400.