Elizabeth Wilkins is a PhD candidate, based at INED – the French National Institute for Demographic Studies – in Paris. Her research focuses on the impact of grandparental childcare support on parents’ fertility intentions in Asian and European settings, using Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) data.
Since 2018, Elizabeth has served as a Consultant for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), conducting research on population ageing and low fertility, and supporting Member States to develop rights-based population policies in the context of population ageing and low fertility. Recently, she worked to develop the first national population policy for the Republic of Mauritius.
Elizabeth holds a BA in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, and a MSc in Population and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science.