Professor of Sociology, Director of NYU Population Center
Ph.D. Stanford 1987 (Sociology);
A.B. Harvard 1980 (Sociology and Applied Mathematics).
Areas of Research/Interest
Social Demography; Nonmarital Fertility; Sexual and Contraceptive Behavior; Family; Poverty; Life Course; Social Change; Event History Methods
Wu, Lawrence L. 2015. “Emerging Trends in the Family: Some Speculations on Recent Demographic Trends.” To appear in Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Wu, Lawrence L. 2014. “Fertility of Single and Cohabiting Women.” Forthcoming, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition.
England, Paula, Lawrence L. Wu., and Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer. 2013. “Cohort Trends in Premarital First Births: What Role for Premarital Conception vs. the Retreat From Marriage.” Demography 50(6): 2075-104. Click here to read.
England, Paula, Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, and Lawrence L. Wu. 2012. “Premarital Conceptions, Postconception (“Shotgun”) Marriages, and Premarital First Births: Education Gradients in U.S.\ Cohorts of White and Black Women Born 1925-1959.” Demographic Research 27(6): 154-66.
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