Session 79:
Geographical Diversity of Family Life from a Longitudinal Perspective: Introduction to Three Major Panel Surveys in Germany and Europe

Thursday, May 1
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
3rd Floor

Discussant: Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania
Chair: Johannes Huinink, University of Bremen

  1. Regional Contexts and Family Formation: Evidence from the German Family Panel (pairfam)Karsten Hank, University of Cologne

  2. How Do Risk Attitudes Affect Couple Decision? Investigating the Transition to Parenthood in East and West Germany Using Data of the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP)Christian Schmitt, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), University of Rostock and University of Bamberg

  3. Support Networks of Older People in Europe: An Analysis with Data of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)Martina Brandt, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

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