Dr. Tom Emery is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Sociology of Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Tom is also the Deputy Director of ODISSEI, the Dutch National Infrastructure for Social Science (http://www.odissei-data.nl/), where is responsible for the strategic development of the infrastructure and international collaborations.
He was previously the Deputy Director of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute in The Hague. The GGP is a comparative, longitudinal survey which is fielded in more than 20 countries and provides data on family dynamics and demographic change to over 4,000 researchers worldwide.
Tom gained a PhD in Social Policy from the University of Edinburgh in 2014 and his thesis examined the interaction between financial support between elderly parents and their adult children in a number of European countries. His research also covers questions of comparative survey methodology and policy measurements in multilevel contexts.
T.E. Emery, P.A. Dykstra & M. Djundeva (2019). Chinese Parent-Child Relationships in Later Life in the Context of Social Inequalities. Zeitschrift für Familienforschung. doi: 10.3224/zff.v31i1.06
D. Ucheddu, A. Gauthier, N. Steverink & T.E. Emery (2019). Gender and socioeconomic inequalities in health at older ages across different European welfare clusters: evidence from SHARE data, 2004–2015. European Sociological Review. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcz007
D. Ucheddu, A. Gauthier, N. Steverink & T.E. Emery (2019). The pains and reliefs of the transitions into and out of spousal caregiving. A cross-national comparison of the health consequences of caregiving by gender. Social Science & Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112517
T. Fokkema, A. Kveder, N. Hiekel, T.E. Emery & A. Liefbroer (2016). Generations and Gender Programme Wave 1 data collection: An overview and assessment of sampling and fieldwork methods, weighting procedures, and cross-sectional representativeness. Demographic Research. doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2016.34.18
T.E. Emery & S. Mudrazija (2015). Measuring intergenerational financial support: Analysis of two cross-national surveys. Demographic Research. doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2015.33.33
T.E. Emery (2013). Intergenerational transfers and European families: Does the number of siblings matter? Demographic Research. doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2013.29.10
T.E. Emery (2012). Intergenerational Conflict: Evidence from Europe. Journal of Population Ageing, 5, 7-22. doi: 10.1007/s12062-011-9052-6
L. Fadel, T.E. Emery & A. Gauthier (2020). Current and future contributions of the Generations and Gender Programme to lifecourse research. In J Falkingham, M Evandrou & A Vlachantoni (Eds.), Handbook on Demographic Change and the Lifecourse. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
T.E. Emery (2020). Private Childcare and Employment Options: The Geography of the Return to Work for Mothers in the Netherlands. In R Nieuwenhuis & W Van Lancker (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Family Policy (pp. 511-532). London: Palgrave Macmillan
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology