Patrick Deboosere

Professor of Demography

Professors Interface Demography (ID) Health Migration & Diversity
  • Current position Professor of Demography
  • Contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Department of Sociology
    Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Solvay Business School
    Room 2.05
    Pleinlaan 5
    BE-1050 Brussels
  • Phone +32 2 614 81 23
  • E-mail
  • Website www.vub.ac.be

Specialisaties: 

  • Demografie
  • Gezondheidsdemografie
  • Vergrijzing
  • Huishoudens en gezinnen
  • Internationale migratie
  • Ongelijkheid in sterfte en gezondheid

Key publications

De Grande, Hannelore, Hadewijch Vandenheede, Sylvie Gadeyne, Patrick Deboosere (2014) Health status and mortality rates of adolescents and young adults in the Brussels-Capital Region: differences according to region of origin and migration history, Ethnicity & Health 19(2): 122-143.

De Grande, Hannelore, Hadewijch Vandenheede, Patrick Deboosere (2014) Trends in young-adult mortality between the 1990s and the 2000s in urban and non-urban areas in Belgium: the role of a changing educational composition in overall mortality decline, Health & Place 30: 61-69.

Fleischmann, Fenella, Patrick Deboosere, Karel Neels, Karen Phalet (2013) From ethnic capital to ethnic educational inequality: how family and co-ethnic neighbourhood resources affect second-generation attainment in Belgium, European Sociological Review 29(6): 1239-1250.

Vandenheede, Hadewijch, Patrick Deboosere, Sylvie Gadeyne, Myriam Despiegelaere (2012) The associations between nationality, fertility history and diabetes-related mortality: a retrospective cohort study in the Brussels-Capital Region (2001-2005), Journal of Public Health 34(1): 100-107.

Deboosere, Patrick (2012) De stad van aankomst: de stedeling als migrant, in: Dirk Holemans (ed.), Mensen maken de stad, bouwstenen voor een sociaalecologische toekomst, Berchem: EPO Uitgeverij.