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Selected projects & publications

Selected projects

  • Panel analysis of intimate relationships and family dynamics (pairfam); German Research Foundation (co-PI K. Hank)
  • Social integration and boundary making in adolescence (SOCIALBOND); European Research Council (PI C. Kroneberg)
  • NRW-Forschungskolleg “Gerontological Research on Well-Being (GROW)” (co-ordinated by S. Zank)
  • Quality of Life and Well-Being of the Oldest Old in NRW (NRW80+); MIWF NRW (co-PI M. Wagner)

Selected publications

  • Guertzgen, N. & Hank, K. (2018): Maternity leave and mothers' long-term sickness absence: Evidence from West Germany. Demography, 55, 587-615.
  • Hank, K. & Kreyenfeld, M. (eds.) (2015): Social Demography (Supplement to Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie), Springer VS: Wiesbaden.
  • Krapf, S., Kreyenfeld, M., & Wolf, K. (2016): Gendered authorship and demographic research - An analysis of 50 years of Demography. Demography, 53, 1169-1184.
  • Legewie, J. & Schaeffer, M. (2016): Contested boundaries: Explaining where ethnoracial diversity provokes neighborhood conflict. American Journal of Sociology, 122: 125-161.
  • Lersch, P.M. (2017): The marriage wealth premium revisited: Gender disparities and within-individual changes in personal wealth in Germany. Demography, 54, 961-983.
  • Lersch, P.M., Jacob, M., & Hank, K. (2018): Long-term health consequences of adverse labor market conditions at time of leaving education: Evidence from West German panel data. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 59, 151-168.
  • Schmidt-Catran, A.W. & Spies, D. (2016): Immigration and Welfare Support in Germany. American Sociological Review, 81, 242-261.
  • Wagner, M., Schmid, L., & Weiß, B. (2015): Exploring Increasing Divorce Rates in West Germany: Can We Explain the Iron Law of Increasing Marriage Instability? European Sociological Review, 31, 211-229.
  • Wörn, J., Ellwardt, L., Aartsen, M., & Huisman, M. (2017): Cognitive functioning among Dutch older adults: Do neighborhood socioeconomic status and urbanity matter? Social Science & Medicine, 187, 29-38.
  • Ziller, C. (2017): Equal treatment regulations and ethnic minority social trust. European Sociological Review, 33, 563-575.