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Hervé Le Bras

Hervé Le Bras

Research director in demographics at EHESS and Emeritus research director at Ined

Historian and demographer, Hervé Le Bras holds the "territories and topulations" chair at the FMSH's College of World Studies, Fellow of Churchill College (Cambridge). He has directed the Laboratoire de démographie historique (CNRS) and chaired the scientific council of the DATAR. He is the author of some sixty books, including Naissance de la mortalité (Gallimard) and The Nature of Demography (Princeton U. P.). He is also a graduate of the Ecole polytechnique (X63).