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Jack Caldwell 1928-2016

The world’s most famous demographer, noted for his ground-breaking work on fertility, mortality and the spread of disease in South Asia and Africa, died on 12 March 2016 aged 87 years. His death is a sad loss to the demographic community and the Australian National University.

Professor John Charles Caldwell AO (Jack) completed his PhD degree in demography at ANU. He was Head of the Department of Demography from 1970 to 1988 and later the Head of NCEPH’s Health Transition Centre.

Quite a lot has been written recently about Jack Caldwell including:

Continuing the series of articles about Jack's early career we publish two final episodes. The first was written by Jack and Colin Caldwell and the second by Bruce Caldwell.

The Indian Association for Social Science and Health (IASSH) have announced that they will hold the Jack Caldwell Annual Memorial Lecture on 24 September 2016 during the 14th Annual Conference in Pune, Mharashtra, India. » further information

 

Updated: 14 June 2016/ Responsible Officer:  Head, School of Demography / Page Contact:  Website Administrator