PopDigests Policy Briefs Discussion Papers Policy Insights Books and Reports Yearbook Yearbook Year - Any -2021202020192018201720162015201420132012201120102009 Type of publication - Any -Discussion PaperPolicy BriefPolicy InsightsPop Digest Topics - Any -Ageing and Life ExpectancyEnvironmentFamily and ChildrenHealthMigration and IntegrationProjections and ForecastsSociety and SolidarityWorking Life Policy Insights Depopulation trends in Europe: what do we know about it? Can Policies Stall the Fertility Fall? Bergsvik, J., Fauske, A. and Hart, R.K. (2021), Can Policies Stall the Fertility Fall? A Systematic Review of the (Quasi-) Experimental Literature. Population and Development Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12431 Can one migration model fit all? Barker E. R. and Bijak J (2021) Uncertainty in Migration Scenarios. QuantMig Project Deliverable D9.2. Southampton: University of Southampton. Available via: www.quantmig.eu Migration Uncertainty: Feature, not a Bug Measuring Improvement in Human Well-being Globally Missing New Births? Anelli, M. & Balbo, N. (2021). Fertility Drain or Fertility Gain? Emigration and Fertility During the Great Recession in Italy. Demography, 58(2), 631-654. https://doi.org/10.1215/00703370-9001598 Policy Brief Strengthening evidence-informed policymaking on migration Bijak, J., Fähnrich, B., Leboeuf, L. and Vono de Vilhena, D. (2021). Strengthening evidence informed policymaking on migration. Population & Policy Compact 32, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe. Welfare states as lifecycle redistribution machines Vanhuysse, P., Medgyesi, M. and Gál, R. (2021). Welfare states as lifecycle redistribution machines: Age is more important than status in how social policies operate. Population & Policy Compact 31, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe. Life After the Pandemic Lines, E. (2021). Life After the Pandemic: Lessons from 2020 Population & Policy Compact 30, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe. Das Leben nach der Pandemie Lines, E. (2021). Das Leben nach der Pandemie: Erfahrungen aus dem Jahr 2020 Population & Policy Compact 30, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe. Uncertainty in Future Migration Flows: Where Does It Come From? Vono de Vihena, D. & Bijak, J. (2021). Uncertainty in Future Migration Flows: Where Does It Come From? Population & Policy Compact 29, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe. Pop Digest Sharing the Burden Buchler, S., & Lutz, K. (2021). Fathers’ Job Flexibility and Mothers’ Return to Employment. European Sociological Review, 37(4), 659-672. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcab009 Will flexible contracts be the new ‘normal’ for young workers? Rouvroye, L., van Dalen, H. P., Henkens, K., & Schippers, J. J. (2021). Employers’ views on flexible employment contracts for younger workers: Benefits, downsides and societal outlook. Economic and Industrial Democracy. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831X211053378 From Matching to Marriage Potarca, G. (2021). Online Dating Is Shifting Educational Inequalities in Marriage Formation in Germany. Demography. https://doi.org/10.1215/00703370-9420350 ‘Nationality’ and ‘Second Generation’ Chimienti, M., Guichard, E., Bolzman, C. et al. (2021). How can we categorise ‘nationality’ and ‘second generation’ in surveys without (re)producing stigmatisation?. CMS 9, 29. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40878-021-00237-1 COVID-19 at home Giorgi, J. and Boertien, D. (2021). The potential impact of co-residence structures on socio-demographic inequalities in COVID-19 mortality. Genus. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41118-021-00124-8 Does having a child affect men’s wages? Icardi, R., Hägglund, A. E., & Fernández-Salgado, M. (2021). Fatherhood and wage inequality in Britain, Finland, and Germany. Journal of Marriage and Family, 1– 18. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12792 Do couples who use Medically Assisted Reproduction pay a mental health penalty? Tosi, M. and Goisis, A. (2021) Mental Health Around the Transition to First Birth: Does Medically Assisted Reproduction Matter?. Demography. https://doi.org/10.1215/00703370-9335177 Are older adults receiving the emotional support they need? Sauter, J., Widmer, E., & Kliegel, M. (2021). Changes in family composition and their effects on social capital in old age: Evidence from a longitudinal study conducted in Switzerland. Ageing and Society, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X21000921 Socio‑Economic Differences in Single Motherhood in North America and Europe Koops, J.C., Liefbroer, A.C. & Gauthier, A.H. (2021). Socio-Economic Differences in the Prevalence of Single Motherhood in North America and Europe. Eur J Population. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10680-021-09591-3 Inequalities in lung cancer incidence among migrants in Belgium Vanthomme, K., Rosskamp, M., De Schutter, H., & Vandenheede, H. (2021). Lung cancer incidence differences in migrant men in Belgium, 2004-2013: histology-specific analyses. BMC cancer, 21(1), 328. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-021-08038-6 Should I stay or should I go? Schwanitz, K., Rampazzo, F., and Vitali, A. (2021). Unpacking intentions to leave the parental home in Europe using the Generations and Gender Survey. Demographic Research, 45. https://dx.doi.org/10.4054/DemRes.2021.45.2 Is it too late to catch up? Compans, M. (2021). Late motherhood, late fatherhood, and permanent childlessness: Trends by educational level and cohorts (1950–1970) in France. Demographic Research. https://dx.doi.org/10.4054/DemRes.2021.45.10 Caregiving in the Time of COVID-19 Bergmann, M. and Wagner, M. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 on Informal Caregiving and Care Receiving Across Europe During the First Phase of the Pandemic. Front. Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.673874 Do long-distance moves damage children’s education? McMullin, P., Karhula, A., Kilpi‐Jakonen, E., & Erola, J. (2021). Geographical mobility and children’s non‐completion of upper secondary education in Finland and Germany: Do parental resources matter? British Educational Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3745 Can we ask grandma to watch the kids? Backhaus, A. and Barslund, M. (2021). The effect of grandchildren on grandparental labor supply: Evidence from Europe. European Economic Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2021.103817 Even worse than the undocumented? Ortensi, L. E. and Ambrosetti, E. (2021). Even worse than the undocumented? Assessing the refugees’ integration in the labour market of Lombardy (Italy) in 2001–2014. International Migration. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/imig.12884 Didn’t plan one but got one Brzozowska, Z., Buber-Ennser, I. & Riederer, B. (2021). Didn’t Plan One but got One: Unintended and sooner-than-intended Parents in the East and the West of Europe. European Journal of Population. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10680-021-09584-2 Do flexible working hours stabilize unemployment fluctuations? Kolasa, M., Rubaszek, M. and Walerych, M., (2021) Do flexible working hours amplify or stabilize unemployment fluctuations? European Economic Review, 131, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2020.103605 The Role of Education Sauerberg, M. (2021). The impact of population’s educational composition on Healthy Life Years: An empirical illustration of 16 European countries. SSM - Population Health, 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100857 Does the birth of a child still prompt marriage? Groepler, N., Huinink, J., and Peter, P., (2021) Does the birth of a child still prompt a marriage? A comparison of Austria, France, Germany and Hungary. European Societies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616696.2021.1922930 Projecting Mortality Janssen, F., Bardoutsos, A., El Gewily, S., de Beer, J. (2021). Future life expectancy in Europe taking into account the impact of smoking, obesity and alcohol. eLife. doi.org/10.7554/eLife.66590 Understanding Wellbeing Inequalities Barbuscia A., Comolli C. (2021). Gender and socioeconomic inequalities in health and wellbeing across age in France and Switzerland. Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 2021. https://doi.org/10.1553/populationyearbook2021.res2.2 Does divorce change your personality? Spikic, S., Mortelmans, D. and Pasteels, I. (2021). Does divorce change your personality? Examining the effect of divorce occurrence on the Big Five personality traits using panel surveys from three countries. Personality and Individual Differences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110428. It’s not the same for everyone Arpino, B. and Pasqualini, M. (2021). Effects of Pandemic on Feelings of Depression in Italy: The Role of Age, Gender, and Individual Experiences During the First Lockdown. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.660628 From One Community to Another Costa, R., Bocquier, P. & Eggerickx, T. (2021). The Contribution of Diffusion to the Fertility Transition in Belgium (1887–1934), Population and Development Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12395 Who seeks medically assisted reproduction? Passet-Wittig, Jasmin; Greil, Arthur L. (2021). Factors associated with medical help-seeking for infertility in developed countries: A narrative review of recent literature. Social Science & Medicine 227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113782 Is the Age Variation in the Migrant Mortality Advantage Real? Wallace, M. & Wilson, B. (2021). Age variations and population over-coverage: Is low mortality among migrants merely a data artefact? Population Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00324728.2021.1877331 Is it only a matter of economic resources? Albertini, M. & Brini, E. (2021). I’ve changed my mind. The intentions to be childless, their stability and realisation. European Societies, 23(1), 119-160. Religiosity and Fertility Intentions Bein, C., Mynarska, M. & Gauthier, A. H. (2020). Do costs and benefits of children matter for religious people? Perceived consequences of parenthood and fertility intentions in Poland. Journal of Biological Science. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021932020000280 How Does Unemployment Affect Migrants’ Likelihood to Leave England and Wales? Caron, L. & Ichou, M. (2020). High Selection, Low Success: The Heterogeneous Effect of Migrants’ Access to Employment on Their Remigration. International Migration Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0197918320904925 More Equal Sharing of Domestic Work? Pailhé, A., Solaz, A. & Stanfors, M. (2021). The Great Convergence: Gender and Unpaid Work in Europe and the United States. Population and Development Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12385 Is Population Policy Part of the Answer to Climate Change? Van Dalen, H.P. & Henkens, K. (2021). Population and Climate Change: Consensus and Dissensus among Demographers. European Journal of Population. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10680-021-09580-6 Cohabitation and Attitudes toward Union Dissolution Kreidl, M. & Žilinčíková, Z. (2021). How Does Cohabitation Change People’s Attitudes toward Family Dissolution? European Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcaa073 The Importance of Caring Relations in eHealth Lindberg, J., Bhatt, R. & Ferm, A. (2021). Older people and rural eHealth: Perceptions of caring relations and their effects on engagement in digital primary health care. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12953 The Spread of Uncertainty Causes a Drop in Birth Rates Comolli, C. & Vignoli, D. (2021). Spreading Uncertainty, Shrinking Birth Rates: A Natural Experiment for Italy. European Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcab001 Socio-Economic Background and Family Formation Koops, J. C., Liefbroer, A. C. & Gauthier, A. H. (2021). Having a child within a cohabiting union in Europe and North America: What is the role of parents‘ socio-economic status? Population, Space and Place. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2434 It’s Dad’s Turn Kreyenfeld, M. & Zinn, S. (2021). Coronavirus and care: How the coronavirus crisis affected fathers' involvement in Germany. Demographic Research, 44, 99-124. https://dx.doi.org/10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.4 The Longevity Revolution is Going Strong Vaupel, J. W., Villavicencio, F., Bergeron-Boucher, M-P. (2021). Demographic perspectives on the rise of longevity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences March 2021, 118(9). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2019536118 Fertility Behaviours and Socio-Economic Status Dribe, M. & Scalone, F. (2020). SES differences in marital fertility widened during the fertility transition—evidence from global micro-level population data. SN Social Sciences, 1(21). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-020-00028-y Spillover Effects of Fixed-Term Employment on the Subjective Well-Being of Partners Scheuring, S., Voßemer J., Baranowska-Rataj A. and G. Tattarini (2021). Does Fixed-Term Employment Have Spillover Effects on the Well-Being of Partners? A Panel Data Analysis for East and West Germany. Journal of Happiness Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-020-00353-2 Should I Have a Kid? Mussino, E., Gabrielli, G., Ortensi, L. E. et al. (2021). Fertility Intentions Within a 3-Year Time Frame: a Comparison Between Migrant and Native Italian Women. International Migration & Integration. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-020-00800-2 Risky Behaviours and Life Expectancy in Europe Janssen, F., Trias-Llimós, S., & Kunst, A. E. (2021). The combined impact of smoking, obesity, and alcohol on life expectancy trends in Europe. International Journal of Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyaa273 Parent-Child Relationships Goisis, A. & Palma, M. (2021). Medically assisted reproduction and parent-child relationships during adolescence: Evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Human Reproduction. https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deaa350 Discussion Paper Discussion Paper No. 13: Post-Pandemic Populations Lines, E. (2021). Post-Pandemic Populations: Die soziodemografischen Folgen der COVID-19-Pandemie in Deutschland Discussion Paper No. 13, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe. Discussion Paper No. 12: Crossing Borders Edel, A., Kübler, L., Lines, E., Nanz, P., Patzwaldt, K., Speiser, G., Stasiak, D. & Weißkopf, M. (2021). Crossing Borders: How public should science be? Discussion Paper No. 12, Berlin: Max Planck Society/Population Europe.