Associate Professor Serra Húnter
Departament of Political and Social Sciences
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27 08005 Barcelona


Albert Esteve (Ph.D. Demography, UAB) is a Serra Húnter professor of Demography at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra-UPF and director of the Center for Demographic Studies-CED, one of the leading research centers in Europe. He received post-doctoral training at the University of Minnesota, the Institute National d'Études Démographiques in Paris and Princeton University. He has been awarded numerous individual fellowships and research grants from competitive national and international calls. He has been a fellow of the Ramón y Cajal program (2007-2011) and has obtained funding from the Spanish and Catalan National R&D Plan and from research framework programs of the European Union. In 2009, he was awarded the WorldFam project, a Starting Grant financed by the European Research Council.

His areas of expertise include topics related to general and family and household demography, conducting research at both national and international level. He has contributed to the development of research infrastructures for the social sciences, including the IPUMS-international database, the largest world repository of census and survey microdata. He is the principal investigator of the Explorador Social, a data discovery tool for harmonized geo-referenced socio-demographic data for Spain. His research publications can be read in journals such as Population and Development ReviewDemographyAnnual Review of SociologyWorld Development, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among others. He has been the chief-editor of the European Journal of Population (2018-20) and director of the European Doctoral School in Demography in Barcelona (2019-2023). He is actively involved in the mentoring of pre and post-doctoral students.  He is the principal investigator of the DEMFAMS group as “Grup de Recerca Consolidat” by the Catalan Government. Access to full CV


September 2021