Professor Stuart Gietel-Basten | University of Oxford

Professor Stuart Gietel-Basten

Associate Professor of Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Intervention; Fellow of Green Templeton College


Professor Gietel-Basten researches the interaction between population dynamics and social policy in a variety of low- and middle-income countries. His current projects includes a study of fertility preferences in low fertility Pacific Asia; designing a holistic population policy for Hong Kong; remeasuring ageing in Asia and designing a new Health and Demographic Surveillance System for Iraqi Kurdistan.


  • Population trends in China and East Asia
  • Population policy in China and East Asia, including the One Child Policy
  • Ageing in China and East Asia
  • Population trends in Europe
  • Population and development

Media experience

Professor Basten has extensive media experience including radio interviews.