Dr Lee Williamson

Digitising Scotland, Project Manager
LSCS Deputy Director

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Lee is Deputy Director of the Scottish Longitudinal Studies Centre, part of the Department of Geography & Sustainable Development in School of Geography & Geosciences. She is based in Edinburgh.

Lee obtained an MSc in Applied Statistics from Napier University, and then went on to do a PhD on “Population projections by small areas and ethnic groups – developing strategies for demographic rate estimation” at the University of Manchester. Her research interests include fertility behaviour and population issues in general.

Recent Publications

  • Norman, P, Marshall, A, Thompson, C, Williamson, L & Rees, P (2012) Estimating detailed distributions from grouped sociodemographic data: ‘get me started in’ curve fitting using nonlinear regression. Journal of Population Research, vol 29(2), pp 173-198
  • Williamson, L & Norman, P (2011) Developing strategies for deriving small population fertility rates. Journal of Population Research, 28(2-3), pp 129-148
  • Wilson, C & Williamson, L (2011) Intergenerational replacement and migration in the countries and regions of the United Kingdom, 1971-2009. ONS Population Trends, 145, pp 90-105

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