Thomas LeGrand

Thomas LeGrand Professor Département de Démographie Université de Montréal

Professeur Titulaire

Départément of Démographie
Pavillion Lionel Groulx
3150 Rue Jean-Brillant
Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1N8

tk.legrand [at] umontreal.ca (Email)

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Thomas LeGrand is a full professor at the Département de démographie at the Université de Montréal, where he was the Director from 2010-2014. He is currently (2014-2018) the Vice President of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP/UIESP) and will serve as its President-elect from 2018-2021. His research addresses major population issues in developing countries including fertility, transitions to adulthood, support for the elderly, and determinants of health for children. His most recent work has investigated the effects of fertility decline on youth education and employment in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He has held and participated in major grants from a variety of sources including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, theAndrew W. Mellon Foundation, the government of France, and SSHRC. Prof. LeGrand has publications in leading population journals including Demography, Demographic Research, Social Science and Medicine and Urban Studies. For more details, see his Université de Montréal profile.

 

Recent Publications

M. Bougma, T. LeGrand et J-F Kobiané (2015).  “Fertility limitation and child schooling in Ouagadougou: Selective fertility or resource dilution?”, Studies in Family Planning, 46(2): 177-199.

A. Vissého et T. LeGrand (2015).  “Effets des normes de genre, de l’éducation et de l’emploi sur l’autonomie décisionnelle des femmes en Afrique subsaharienne”, Cahiers québécois de démographie, 44(1) : 89-128.

Moultrie, T., T. LeGrand, R. Quint et E. Samman (2015).  “Defining and successfully accomplishing the Data Revolution: The perspective of demographers”, mots reproduit intégralement dans “The IUSSP on a Data Revolution for Development”, Population and Development Review, 41(1): 172-177

M. Bougma, T. LeGrand et J-F Kobiané (2015).  “Fertility Decline and Child Schooling in Urban Settings of Burkina Faso”, Demography, 52(1): 281-313.

F. Bouba Djourdebbé, S. Dos Santos, T. LeGrand et A.B. Soura (2015).  “Influence des facteurs environnementaux et démographiques dans la comorbidité de la diarrhée et de la fièvre chez les enfants dans les zones de l’Observatoire de population de Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)”, Cahiers québécois de démographie, 44(1): 35-64.

J. Lachaud, A. Vissého, T. LeGrand, et J-F Kobiané (2014).  “Family size and intra-family inequalities in education in Ouagadougou”, Demographic Research, 31(49): 1455-1476.

M. Bougma, L. Pasquier-Doumer, T. LeGrand et J-F Kobiané (2014).  “Fécondité et scolarisation à Ouagadougou : le rôle des réseaux familiaux”, Population-F, 69(3): 433-462 [English version: “Fertility and schooling in Ouagadougou: The role of family networks”, Population-E, 69(3): 391-418].

B.G. Thiombiano et T. LeGrand (2014).  “Niveau et facteurs de ruptures des premières unions conjugales au Burkina Faso”, African Population Studies / Étude de la Population Africaine, 28(3): 1432-1446.

F. Bouba Djourdebbé, S. Dos Santos, T. LeGrand et A. Soura (2014).  “Environmental factors and childhood fever in areas of the Ouagadougou Health and Demographic Surveillance System – Burkina Faso”, Journal of Biosocial Science, 2014(November): 1-18.

V. Adjiwanou et T. LeGrand (2014). “Gender inequality and the use of maternal healthcare services in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa”, Health and Place 29(2014): 67-78.