Session 113:
Grandparents and Demographic Change

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
5th Floor

Discussant: Karen F. Glaser, King's College London
Chair: Merril Silverstein, Syracuse University

  1. The Length and Characteristics of the Grandparent Phase of Life: Variation by Race/EthnicityRachel Margolis, University of Western Ontario

  2. Does Race Matter for Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships? Grandparent Closeness in the Multiracial ContextSarah Schlabach, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Do Grandchildren Influence Retirement? The Presence of Grandchildren and the Geographical Distance between Grandparents and Grandchildren at Retirement TransitionLinda Kridahl, Stockholm University

  4. You Can't Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Does Grandparenting Reduce the Engagement in Social Activities?Bruno Arpino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Valeria Bordone, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

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