Nordic Demographic
Symposium 2019

Program Thursday 13 June

09:00-09:30     Registration. Room: Norðurbryggja

09:30-10:25   Welcome (Gunnar Andersson and colleagues).
Intermezzo I: Fertility and Family Research in the Nordics with 50 years of NDS. Input by Trude Lappegård and Marika Jalovaara. Room: Kaldalón

10:30-11:45     Parallel Sessions 1

P1:1. Life Expectancy Change in the Nordic Region. Room: Kaldalón

P1:2. Residential Segregation. Room: Ríma A

P1:3. Intergenerational Processes. Room: Ríma B

P1:4. Health and Stratification Perspectives. Room: Stemma

11:45-13:15     Lunch (on own)

13:15-14:45     Parallel Sessions 2

P2:1. Nordic Fertility Declines. Room: Kaldalón

P2:2. Migration and Integration. Room: Ríma A

P2:3. Life Course Dynamics. Room: Ríma B

P2:4. Educational Systems and Educational Outcomes. Room: Stemma

14:45-15:30  Refreshments & Poster Session 1: Families, Fertility and Households. Room: Norðurbryggja

15:30-17:00     Parallel Sessions 3

P3:1. Population Dynamics in Iceland. Room: Kaldalón

P3:2. Fertility and Fecundity. Room: Ríma A  

P3:3. Family Ties and Domestic Migration. Room: Ríma B

P3:4. Ageing, Elderly and Caregiving. Room: Stemma

17:05-19:00   Reception, Reykjavík City Hall (short walk from Harpa)

Program Friday 14 June

09:15-10:00     Icelandic Demographics. Input by Ari Klængur Jónsson, Ólöf Garðarsdóttir and Stefán Hrafn Jónsson. Room: Kaldalón

10:00-10:45   Refreshments & Poster Session 2: Migration, Segregation and Labor Market outcomes. Room: Norðurbryggja

10:45-12:15     Parallel Sessions 4

P4:1. Register Data Developments. Room: Kaldalón

P4:2. Immigration and Family Formation. Room: Ríma A

P4:3. Parental Leave and Children. Room: Ríma B

P4:4. Health Hazards across the Life Course. Room: Stemma

12:15-13:45     Lunch (on own)

13:45-14:25     Intermezzo II: Migration and Integration Research in the Nordics with 50 years of NDS. Input by Eleonora Mussino and Marianne Tønnesen. Room: Kaldalón

14:30-15:45     Parallel Sessions 5

P5:1. Union Dissolution and Divorce. Room: Kaldalón

P5:2. Population Differences in Health. Room: Ríma A

P5:3. Family Status and Mortality. Room: Ríma B

P5:4. Childhood Conditions and Subsequent Health. Room: Stemma

15:45-16:30     Refreshments & Poster Session 3: Health, Mortality, Ageing and Labor Market Outcomes. Room: Norðurbryggja

16:30-17:45    50 years of Nordic Demographic Societies. Input by Eva Bernhardt and Olav Ljones.

General Assembly of the Nordic Demographic Association (Linda Kridahl and Helen Eriksson). Room: Kaldalón


18:30-23:30     Dinner: Við Fjöruborðið, Stokkseyri (we gather outside of Harpa)

Program Saturday 15 June

09:15-10:45     Parallel Sessions 6

P6:1. Fertility across Space and Time. Room: Kaldalón

P6:2. Family Complexities. Room: Ríma A

P6:3. Public Health and Mortality. Room: Ríma B

10:45-11:15     Refreshments. Room: Norðurbryggja

11:15-12:30     Parallel Sessions 7

P7:1. Social Inequalities and Mortality. Room: Kaldalón

P7:2. Long-term Life Expectancy Change. Room: Ríma A

P7:3. Health Care and Health Care Services. Room: Ríma B

12:40-13:30     Intermezzo III: Mortality Research in the Nordics with 50 years of NDS. Input by Sven Drefahl and Svenn-Erik Mamelund. Closing. Room: Kaldalón


Parallel Sessions

Session P1:1. Life Expectancy Change in the Nordic Region

Chair: Sven Drefahl

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 10:30-11:45
Room: Kaldalón

  1. When Danes have only 15 years left to live: Implications of linking retirement age with life expectancy. Álvarez, Jesús-Adrán (University of Southern Denmark), Malene Kallestrup-Lamb, and James W. Vaupel

  2. The semi-supercentenarian mortality plateau in Sweden. Broström, Göran (Umeå University)

  3. One year per decade? The increase in life expectancy of individuals with disease compared to the general population. Meyer, Anna (Karolinska Institute), Sven Drefahl, Anders Ahlbom, and Karin Modig

  4. Is the life expectancy increase in Norway over the past decade inflated? Syse, Astri and Anders Sønstebø (Statistics Norway)

Session P1:2. Residential Segregation

Chair: Clara Mulder
Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 10:30-11:45
Room: Ríma A

  1. Adolescent residential segregation and adult outcomes: Evidence from Sweden. Brandén, Maria, Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund, and Karen Haandrikman (Stockholm University)

  2. Social gradients in geographic distance to nearest non-resident child in Sweden. De Munter, Jeroen (Statistics Sweden) and Örjan Hemström

  3. Left behind? The impact of geographical mobility on children's educational attainment in Finland and Germany. McMullin, Patricia (University of Turku), Aleksi Karhula, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, and Jani Erola

  4. Neighbourhood diversity in 'ghettos' and their surroundings in Denmark. Stonawski, Marcin (European Commission JRC-Ispra) and Henning Christiansen

Session P1:3. Intergenerational Processes

Chair: Jan Saarela

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 10:30-11:45

Room: Ríma B

  1. Heterogeneous effects of parental separation on the educational outcomes of children? Aradhya, Siddartha (Stockholm University), Juho Härkönen, Diedrik Boertien, and Fabrizio Bernardi

  2. The shadow of peasant past: Higher order cousin correlations in educational attainment in Sweden. Hällsten, Martin (Stockholm University) and Martin Kolk

  3. Intergenerational transmission of social disadvantages in Finland. Vauhkonen, Teemu (University of Turku)

  4. Childhood adversities as determinants of self-harm: Separating between maternal and paternal characteristics. Pitkänen, Joonas (University of Helsinki), Hanna Remes, Pekka Martikainen, and Mikko Aaltonen

Session P1.4 Health and Stratification Perspectives

 Chair: Astri Syse

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 10:30-11:45

Room: Vísa

  1. When does a preterm birth lead to a disadvantage later in life: Effects on school grades. Baranowska-Rataj, Anna (Umeå University), Kieron Barclay, Berkay Özcan, Joan Costa-Font, and Mikko Myrskylä

  2. Socio-economic differences in mentalization in early parenting.
    Hautala, Helena (University of Turku)

  3. Link between cause of parental death and children’s education depends on family background. Kailaheimo, Sanna and Sanni Kotimäki (University of Turku)

  4. Parental health problems and offspring educational attainment. Remes, Hanna (University of Helsinki), Janne Mikkonen, and Pekka Martikainen

Session P2:1. Nordic fertility declines

Chair: Livia Oláh

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 13:15-14:45

Room: Kaldalón

  1. Recent fertility decline in Finland is associated with a changing cultural landscape of family formation: Results from qualitative and quantitative studies. Berg, Venla (Population Research Institute; University of Helsinki), Anna Rotkirch, and Anneli Miettinen

  2. The transition to parenthood in Finland: A tale of two recessions. Comolli, Chiara (University of Lausanne)

  3. Partisan fertility response in the wake of the Great Recession in Sweden. Comolli, Chiara (University of Lausanne) and Gunnar Andersson 

  4. Fertility and women’s employment in times of economic uncertainty. Lappegård, Trude (University of Oslo), Tom Kornstad, and Lars Dommermuth 

  5. Evidence from Norway questions economic uncertainty as a primary driver for the recent Western fertility fall. Syse, Astri (Statistics Norway), Lars Dommermuth, and Rannveig Hart

Session P2:2. Migration and Integration

Chair: Kirk Scott

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 13:15-14.45

Room: Ríma A

  1. Does municipality size matter for the successful integration of refugees: Evidence from Norway
    Adserà, Alicia, Synøve N. Andersen, and Marianne Tønnessen (Statistics Norway; Stockholm University)

  2. Integrating immigrants into the Nordic labour markket. Calmfors, Lars, Kjell Nilsson and Nora Sánchez Gassen (presented by Timothy Heleniak, Nordregio)

  3. Social benefits of migrants arriving in Sweden: Uptake and consequences. Mondani, Hernan, Eleonora Mussino, and Gerda Neyer (Stockholm University)

  4. Refugee’s income sources during their first 15 years. Raneke, Andreas, Lena Lundkvist and Örjan Hemström (presented by Karin Lundström, Statistics Sweden)

  5. The varying impact of early parenthood on the socio-economic outcomes of childhood refugees. Wilson, Ben (Stockholm University; London School of Economics), Alice Goisis, and Siddartha Aradhya

Session P2:3. Life Course Dynamics

Chair: Elizabeth Thomson

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 13:15-14:45

Room: Vísa

  1. From elementary school to young adulthood: Differences in life-course trajectories in Sweden. Lundkvist, Lena and Paula Kossack (Statistics Sweden)

  2. Parenthood and couples’ relative earnings in Norway 2005-2014. Bergsvik, Janna (Statistics Norway), Ragni Hege Kitterøa, and Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik 

  3. Family policy reforms in the 1970s and women’s work. Duvander, Ann-Zofie, Sunnee Billingsley (Stockholm University), Anna-Karin Nylin, and Kelly Musick

  4. Education, union pathways and childlessness. Jalovaara, Marika (University of Turku) 

  5. Residential, educational and gender differences in partner choice among the Swedish Second Generation. Holland, Jennifer (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik

Session P2:4. Educational Systems and Educational Outcomes

Chair: Patricia McMullin

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 13:15-14:45

Room: Vísa

  1. Masked by the mean? A quantile regression approach to immigrant peer effects on school achievements. Borgen, Solveig T. (University of Oslo) 

  2. Heterogeneity in short- and long-term impacts of School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) on academic outcomes, behavioral outcomes, and criminal activity. Borgen, Nicolai T. (University of Oslo), Ivar Frønes, Lars Johannessen Kirkebøen, Terje Ogden, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Mari-Anne Sørlie

  3. Educational expansion and returns to university education between field of studies during 1990's and 2000's in Finland. Lehti, Hannu and Esa Karonen (University of Turku)

  4. Effect of school segregation on school results and transition from school to work. Snölilja, Emma (Statistics Sweden) and Paula Kossack 

  5. Compensatory or multiplicative advantage? Parental resources, school achievement and transition to higher education in Finland. Heiskala, Laura (University of Turku), Jani Erola, and Elina Kilpi-Jakonen

Session P3.1. Population Dynamics in Iceland

Chair: Ólöf Garðarsdóttir

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 15:30-17:00

Room: Kaldalón

  1. Is internal migration declining in Iceland? Bjarnason, Þóroddur, Ian Shuttleworth, Ólöf Garðarsdóttir (University of Iceland), and Stefán H. Jónsson 

  2. Homosexual parents in the last fifty years in Iceland. Digoix, Marie (Ined) 

  3. Rural economic development and youth outmigration: East Iceland after the Kárahnjúkar hydropower project. Jones, Bryan (City University of New York)

  4. Developing future scenarios for the population and living arrangements in Iceland using census data. Stefánsdóttir, Guðrún Berta (Statistics Iceland) and Anton Örn Karlsson

  5. 1000 years of population dynamics in Iceland. Tómasson, Helgi (University of Iceland)

Session P3:2. Fertility and Fecundity

Chair: Anna Baranowska

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 15:30-17:00
Room: Ríma A

  1. Maternal age gradient in children’s outcomes among mothers conceiving with Medically Assisted Reproduction. Barbuscia, Anna (London School of Economics; Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Pekka Martikainen, Mikko Myrskykä, Hanna Remes, Edgardo Somigliana, Reija Klemetti, and Alice Goisis 

  2. Fecundity and human birth seasonality: A register-based study. Dahlberg, Johan (Stockholm University) and Gunnar Andersson

  3. The costs and benefits of childbearing postponement might vary across socio-economic groups: An analysis using Finnish Population Registers. Goisis, Alice (University College London) and Miko Myrskylä

  4. Short birth intervals become less common in Sweden: A decline of the speed-premium effect? Miranda, Vitor (Statistics Sweden) and Karin Lundström 

  5. The influence of health in early adulthood on male fertility. van Hedel, Karen, Kieron Barclay (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; London School of Economics; Stockholm University), and Martin Kolk

Session P3:3. Family Ties and Domestic Migration

Chair: Karen Haandrikman

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 15:30-17:00
Room: Ríma B

  1. Family ties and geographical mobility among older people and adult children in Sweden. Artamonova, Alena (University of Groningen), Maria Brandén and Clara Mulder 

  2. Young adults’ migration to cities in Sweden: Do siblings pave the way? Mulder, Clara H. (University of Groningen), Gunnar Malmberg, and Emma Lundholm 

  3. The role of family ties and family events in the propensity and direction of migration of older parents and their adult children in Norway. Thomas, Michael, J. (University of Groningen) and Lars Dommermuth 

  4. Where does residential mobility end and internal migration begin? A cross-country comparison of variations in motives over distance. Thomas, Michael, J., Brian J. Gillespie (University of Groningen), and Nik Lomax 

  5. Migration for co-residence in Denmark: The role of family ties and family complexity. van der Wiel, Roselinde (University of Groningen) and Lene Tølbøll

Session P3:4. Ageing, Elderly and Caregiving

Chair: Luule Sakkeus

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 15:30-17:00
Room: Vísa

  1. Is providing support to older parents detrimental to adult children’s wellbeing? Evidence from selected European countries. Abramowska-Kmon, Anita (Warsaw School of Economic) and Milena Milan 

  2. Who cares for mom and dad? Unpaid caregiving and labor supply among the working-age population in Europe. Labbas, Elisa (Lund University) 

  3. Relationships with adult children and depression of older parents in China, Estonia, the Netherlands and Sweden. Wu, Jing (University of Gothenburg) and Tineke Fokkema 

  4. Older partners' economic conflicts and organization of household income in Sweden. Kridahl, Linda (Stockholm University) and Ann-Zofie Duvander 

  5. Disability dynamics and social networks of older adults in Europe. Sakkeus, Luule, (Tallinn University), and Liili Abuladze

Session P4:1. Register Data and Data Developments

Chair: Gunnar Andersson

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 10:45-12:15
Room: Kaldalón

  1. Fifty years of changes in census methods and harmonization procedures in Europe. Festy, Patrick (Ined) and Nathalie Le Bouteillec 

  2. Skekkjur í mannfjöldatölum Hagstofunnar. Harðarson, Ómar (Statistics Iceland) 

  3. Back from the future: Deriving starting and ending of cohabitation relationships from register data. Harmsen, Carel (Statistics Netherlands), Dominique van Roon, and Henrico Witvliet 

  4. Measuring parental separations using register data. Lundström, Karin (Statistics Sweden) and Vitor Miranda 

  5. Design of a Danish multi-generational register. Thygesen, Lars (Thygesen Statistics Consulting)

Session P4:2. Immigration and Family Formation

Chair: Jennifer Holland

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 10:45-12:15

Room: Ríma A

  1. Natives and migrants’ childbearing during the Great Recession: A comparison between Italy and Sweden. Alderotti, Giammarco (Sapienza University of Rome), Eleonora Mussino, and Chiara Comolli 

  2. The realization of short-term fertility intentions among immigrants and children of immigrants in Sweden and Norway. Carlsson, Erik (Stockholm University) 

  3. Transition to parenthood among descendants of immigrants in Norway. Dommermuth, Lars (Statistics Norway) 

  4. Ethnic diversity experienced at different domains of life and the formation of partnerships with natives among migrants in Finland. Rahnu, Leen (Tallinn University), Allan Puur, and Tiit Tammaru 

  5. Gendered age differences in immigrant partnerships. Uggla, Caroline (Stockholm University) and Ben Wilson

Session P4:3. Parental Leave and Children

Chair: Helen Eriksson

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 10:45-12:15

Room: Ríma B

  1. Do collective agreements influence parental leave take up in Sweden? Duvander, Ann-Zofie (Stockholm University), Karin Halldén, and Allison Koslowski 

  2. The importance of pre-birth labour force positions to gender differences in parental leave uptake within couples in Belgium and Sweden. Marynissen, Leen (University of Antwerp), Karel Neels, Jonas Wood, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Eleonora Mussino 

  3. Custody form and children’s sleep habits. Turunen, Jani (Stockholm University), Annika Norell Clarke, and Curt Hagquist 

  4. Numbers, laws and practices concerning children born out of wedlock in Sweden since 50 years. Le Bouteillec, Nathalie (University of Picardie) 

  5. Adoptees and their adoptive parents in the 21st century. Johansson, Thomas (Statistics Sweden)

Session P4:4. Health Hazards across the Life Course

Chair: Stefán Jónsson

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 10:45-12:15
Room: Vísa

  1. Interpregnancy intervals and perinatal and child health in Sweden: A comparison within families and across social groups. Barclay, Kieron (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; London School of Economics; Stockholm University), Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Martin Kolk, and Anneli Ivarsson 

  2. Gender identity, gender equality and violence against women. Ericsson, Sanna (Lund University) 

  3. Leisure time activities and depression among adolescents in Sweden: Is there a gender difference? Ma, Li (Karlstad University), Annette Kleppang, and Curt Hagquist 

  4. ‘In sickness and in health’: Partners’ mutual receipt of sickness allowance and disability pension in present-day Finland. Saarela, Jan (Åbo Akademi University), Maria Stanfors, and Mikael Rostila 

  5. Manual occupations with high all-cause mortality in 2001-2015: The contribution of sociodemographic characteristics. Rinne, Hanna (Rehabilitation Foundation) and Mikko Laaksonen

Session P5.1. Union Dissolution and Divorce

Chair: Glenn Sandström

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 14:30-15:45
Room: Kaldalón

  1. Growing more equal and growing apart? SES and the rise of divorce in Sweden, 1880-1970. Bergvall, Martin and Maria Stanfors (Lund University) 

  2. Assortative mating across generation: How do parents and in-laws affect couples divorce risks? Kailaheimo, Sanni (University of Turku), Anette Fasang, Emanuela Struffolino, and Marika Jalovaara

  3. A Century of divorce: A study of long-term economic restructuring and the divorce rate in Sweden, 1915-2010. Stanfors, Maria (Lund University), Fredrik N. G. Andersson, and Glenn Sandström

  4. Union experience & stability of parental unions in Sweden and Norway. Thomson, Elizabeth (Stockholm University) and Jennifer Holland

Session P5:2. Population Differences in Health

Chair: Anita Berglund

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 14:30-15:45

Room: Ríma A

  1. Decomposition methods to quantify the exact contribution of specific components to the absolute difference in cancer survival between two populations. Bergeron-Boucher, Marie-Pier, Jim Oeppen, Niels Holm, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen, and Maarten Wensink (University of Southern Denmark) 

  2. The effect of diseases on national longevity improvements. Ebeling, Marcus (University of Rostock; Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Anna Meyer, and Karin Modig 

  3. Future demographic challenges of ageing are countered by declining incidence rates for myocardial infarction and stroke, but not for hip fractures. Modig, Karin (Karolinska Institute), Tomas Andersson, and Anders Ahlbom 

  4. Determinants of physical and cognitive health transitions among Danish nonagenarians. Strozza, Cosmo (Sapienza University of Rome) and Virginia Zarulli

Session P5:3. Family Status and Mortality

Chair: Ann-Zofie Duvander

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 14:30-15:45
Room: Ríma B

  1. Parental mortality by age of the child. Drefahl, Sven (Stockholm University) and Eleonora Mussino

  2. Health outcomes of only children across the life course, an investigation using Swedish register data. Keenan, Katherine (University of St Andrews) and Kieron Barclay 

  3. Single fathers’ high risk to die: A longitudinal analyzes of mortality for single and partnered parents in Denmark. Kühn, Mine (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Angela Carollo, and Linda Juel Ahrenfeldt 

  4. Does poor mental health explain excess mortality after marital and non-marital separation? Metsä-Simola, Niina (University of Helsinki), Heta Moustgaard, and Pekka Martikainen

Session P5:4. Childhood Conditions and Subsequent Health

Chair: Kieron Barclay

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 14:30-15:45

Room: Vísa

  1. Consequences of early life adversity: Evidence from parental psychiatric hospitalizations. Andersson, Elvira (Lund University) and Petter Lundborg

  2. Where you live, or who you are: The role of childhood for adult health, southern Sweden, 1900-2013. Bengtsson, Tommy (Lund University) and Luciana Quaranta

  3. Implications of childhood vulnerabilities within friendship groups for subsequent health risk behaviors and mortality. Bishop, Lauren (Stockholm University)

  4. The long-term economic effects of polio: Evidence from the introduction of the polio vaccine to Sweden in 1957. Serratos-Sotelo, Luis (Lund University), Tommy Bengtsson, and Anton Nilsson

Session P6:1. Fertility across Space and Time

Chair: Sunnee Billingsley

Day: Saturday June 15

Time: 09:15-10:45

Room: Kaldalón

  1. Education and childlessness among Swedish men. Chudnovskaya, Margarita (Stockholm University) 

  2. Social class, income, and the timing of childbearing: Sweden 1950-2010. Dribe, Martin and Christopher Smith (Lund University) 

  3. Spatial diffusion of fertility decline in northern Sweden, 1850-1950. Junkka, Johan (Umeå University) 

  4. Weak support for a U-shaped pattern between societal gender equality and fertility when comparing societies across time. Kolk, Martin (Stockholm University) 

  5. Educational differences in cohort fertility across sub-national regions in Europe. Nisén, Jessica (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research) et al.

Session P6:2. Family Complexities

Chair: Janna Bergsvik

Day: Saturday June 15

Time: 09:15-10:45
Room: Ríma A

  1. Proximate determinants for daily interaction among full siblings and half siblings. Andersson, Linus (Stockholm University) 

  2. The effect of resident and non-resident children on men’s and women’s chances of (re)partnering and (re)marriage. Capkova, Klara (Stockholm University) 

  3. Poor health and subsequent separation: A couple-level register study in Finland. Metsä-Simola, Niina (University of Helsinki), Elina Einiö, and Pekka Martikainen 

  4. Committed to independence? An exploratory study of living apart together in contemporary Sweden. Oláh, Livia, Sz. (Stockholm University), Glenn Sandström, and Lena Karlsson 

  5. (A)symmetry in perceptions of adult (step)parent-child relations. van Houdt, Kirsten (University of Amsterdam), Matthijs Kalmijn, and Katya Ivanova

Session P6:3. Public Health and Mortality

Chair: Matthew Wallace

Day: Saturday June 15

Time: 09:15-10:45
Room: Ríma B

  1. Exposure at work place and excess mortality in Sweden during the 1918 influenza pandemic. Bengtsson, Tommy (Lund University), Martin Dribe, and Björn Eriksson

  2. Re-examining the Spanish Flu in Scotland: Estimating excess mortality and its harvesting effect on period longevity measures. Cilek, Laura (Spanish National Research Council)

  3. Tuberculosis as risk factor for 1918 influenza pandemic outcomes. Dimka and Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (Oslo Metropolitan University)

  4. The association of extreme temperature and neonatal mortality: Swedish Sápmi 1800-1895. Karlsson, Lena (Umeå University), Erling Lundevaller, and Barbara Schumann

  5. Water, segregation and mortality: The case of Stockholm 1878-1926. Önnerfors, Martin (Lund University)

Session P7:1: Social Inequalities and Mortality

Chair: Jeroen de Munter

Day: Saturday June 15

Time: 11:15-12:30
Room: Kaldalón

  1. Differences in life expectancy by education in various population groups in Sweden. Hemström, Örjan (Statistics Sweden) and Jeroen De Munter 

  2. Disability pension receipt and all-cause mortality after retirement in Finland: A comparison of two native population groups. Klein, Julia (Åbo Akademi University) and Jan Saarela 

  3. Macroeconomic fluctuations and inequalities in suicide mortality. A register-based study in the countries of the Baltic Sea region, 2000-2015. Leinsalu, Mall (Södertörn University; National Institute for Health Development, Estonia), Aleksei Baburin, Domantas Jasilionis, Juris Krumins, Pekka Martikainen, and Andrew Stickley 

  4. Second-generation men of Mediterranean origin in France: The role of labour force participation in the divergent mortality patterns of South Europeans and North Africans. Khlat, Myriam, Matthew Wallace (Stockholm University), and Michel Guillot

Session P7:2. Long-term Life Expectancy Change

Chair: Karin Modig

Day: Saturday June 15

Time: 11:15-12:30

Room: Ríma A

  1. Dynamics of life expectancy and lifespan equality. Aburto, José Manuel (University of Southern Denmark), Francisco Villavicencio and James W. Vaupel 

  2. Forecasting mortality of not extinct cohorts. Rizzi, Silvia (University of Southern Denmark), Søren Kjærsgaard, Marie-Pier Bergeron Boucher, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen, and James W. Vaupel 

  3. The beginnings of the modern rise in life expectancy. Torres, Catalina (University of Southern Denmark) and Jim Oeppen

  4. Is between-sex convergence also happening in lifespan inequality? Decomposing sex differences in lifespan disparity by causes of death in Switzerland. Voigt, Mathias (Spanish National Research Council), Adrien Remund, Bernadette W. A. van der Linden, and Michael Oris

Session P7:3 Health Care and Health Care Services

Chair: Mika Gissler

Day: Saturday June 15

Time: 11:15-12:30

Room: Ríma B

  1. Educational differences in mortality after hospitalization for cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Bijwaard, Govert (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute)

  2. Helpful reminders? Health survey participation and doctor’s visits. Caputo, Jennifer (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Maciej Danko, Henrik Brønnum-Hansen, and Anna Oksuzyan

  3. The effect of parental suicide on adolescents’ use of health care services: A within-individual analysis of Norwegian administrative data. Hart, Rannveig (Norwegian Institute of Public Health), Lars Johan Hauge and Anne Reneflot

  4. Effects of travel time on healthcare utilization: Evidence from Norway using spatial data. Johed, Rosanna, N. I. (University of Oslo; Statistics Norway) and Kjetil Telle


Poster Sessions

Poster session 1: Families, Fertility and Households

Day: Thursday June 13

Time: 15:45-16:30

Room: Norðurbryggja

PO1:1. Brzozowska, Zuzanna (Wittgenstein Centre, Masaryk University), Éva Beaujouan, and Kryštof Zeman: Why has the share of two-child families stopped growing? Evidence from 16 low-fertility countries

PO1:2. Comolli, Chiara (University of Lausanne) et al.: Childbearing during and after recessions in the Nordic countries

PO1:3. Dudel, Christian (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Yen-hsin Alice Cheng, and Sebastian Klüsener: Remarkable regularities in the association of maternal and paternal ages at childbirth: Evidence from 15 high-income countries

PO1:4. Eriksson, Helen (Stockholm University): Career potential, career stage and parental leave-taking

PO1:5. Friedrich, Carmen (University of Bamberg), Florian Schulz, and Henriette Engelhardt: Women’s agency and parenthood in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia

PO1:6. Hornstra, Maaike (University of Amsterdam), Matthijs Kalmijn, and Katya Ivanova: Stepfamily spillover effects: Studying the interrelations between ties in complex families

PO1:7. Matysiak, Anna and Daniele Vignoli (University of Florence): Revisiting the relationship between higher education and second births across Europe and the US

PO1:8. Mazzoni, Stanislao, Francisco J. Viciana Fernández, and Diego Ramiro Fariñas (Spanish National Research Council): Is permanent employment, during the years of the Great Recession, a fertility trigger in Southern Europe?

PO1:9. Pardo, Ignacio, Teresa Martin-García, Teresa Castro-Martín (Spanish National Research Council), and Wanda Cabella: Fatherhood after union breakup in Uruguay: Transitory or life-long commitment?

PO1:10. Radenacker, Anke (Hertie School of Governance) and Michaela Kreyenfeld: The heterogeneity of earnings changes around divorce for mothers in Germany

PO1:11. Sandström, Glenn (Umeå University, Stockholm University), Fredinah Namatovu, Jens Ineland, Daniel Larsson, Nawi Ng, and Mikael Stattin: The persistence high levels of single living among adults with disabilities in Sweden 1993-2011

PO1:12. Sasaki, Takayuki (Osaka University of Commerce): Intergenerational coresidence and fertility in Japan

PO1:13. Schwanitz, Katrin (Tallinn University): Young adults’ intentions and the decision to leave the parental home in Europe

PO1:14. Simion, Oana Silvia (University of Romania): Functionality in unmarried families with children: A comparative socio-cultural study of Norway and Romania

PO1:15. Sumanen, Hilla (South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, University of Helsinki), Jaakko Harkko, Kustaa Piha, Olli Pietiläinen, Ossi Rahkonen, and Anne Kuovonen: Young employees' trajectories and occupational class differences in utilization of occupational health care services

PO1:16. Svallfors, Signe (Stockholm University): Reproductive intentions in the Colombian armed conflict

PO1:17. Switek, Maggie and Eva Bernhardt (Stockholm University): Attitudes to work and parenthood: Adaptation to family transitions over the life course

PO1:18. Thomson, Elizabeth (Stockholm University), Johan Carlsson Dahlberg, and Signe Svallfors: Childbearing across partnerships in Europe

Poster session 2: Migration, Segregation and Labor Market outcomes

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 10:00-10:45
Room: Norðurbryggja

PO2:1. Aradhya, Siddartha, Eleonora Mussino, and Marianne Tønnessen (Statistics Norway, Stockholm University): Syrians in Sweden and Norway: Changing demography, changing integration

PO2:2. Braack, Mirko K. (University of Rostock) and Nadja Milewski: Mixed couples and gender attitudes in European countries

PO2:3. Brynefelt, Pernilla (Statistics Sweden): Young children domestic migration

PO2:4. Dzamarija, Minja Tea (Statistics Norway): 50 years of Norwegian migration history: Is it possible to measure diversity?

PO2:5. Eskelinen, Niko (University of Turku), Jani Erola, Johanna Kallio, Markus Keski-Säntti, and Tiina Ristikari: Secondary education and timing and accumulation of family background disadvantages in Finland

PO2:6. Garp, Linus: From Germany to Syria in 150 years (presented by Petter Wikström, Statistics Sweden)

PO2:7. Gurzo, Klara (Stockholm University): Peer relations and intergenerational income mobility

PO2:8. Härtull, Camilla (Åbo Akademi University): Income and income poverty of Swedish speakers and Finnish speakers in Finland

PO2:9. Heleniak, Timothy (Nordregio): How governments categorize Arctic Peoples

PO2:10. Johansson, Tomas (Statistics Sweden): Estimation of immigration purposes

PO2:11. Kawalerowicz, Juta (Stockholm University): Segregations at different scales in Swedish cities and its association with intermarriage

PO2:12. Kujala, Pietari (University of Turku) and Johanna Kallio: Fear of crime and anti-immigrant sentiments in Europe 2010–2016

PO2:13. Lanzieri, Giampaolo (European Commission - Eurostat): Third demographic transition in Europe? An answer based on current demographic conditions

PO2:14. Luukkonen, Juha (University of Helsinki), Pekka Martikainen, Matti Sarvimäki, and Elina Einiö: Industrial automation and labor market outcomes of different sociodemographic groups

PO2:15. Schwanitz, Katrin (University of Tallinn): Young adults' domestic comfort at home: Inter-generational time exchanges in 7 countries

PO2:16. Serratos-Sotelo, Luis (Lund University): Were there long-term economic effects of exposure to Polio Vaccination? An analysis of migrants to Sweden 1957-2001

PO2:17. Steinkellner, Alice (Statistics Norway): Family immigration 1990-2018

PO2:18. Thomassen, Jonne (University of Groningen): Intergenerational staying: On the geography and determinants of longstanding local family networks

PO2:19. Wikström, Petter (Statistics Sweden): Refugees on the labour market

Poster Session 3: Health, Mortality, Ageing and Labor Market Outcomes

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 14:45-15:30

Room: Norðurbryggja

PO3:1. Abuladze, Liili (Tallinn University) and Luule Sakkeus: The role of social networks and disability in survival

PO3:2. Borgen, Nicolai T. (University of Oslo), Solveig T. Borgen and Gunn E. Birkelund: Why having better peers is not always a good thing: The complex nature of peer effects

PO3:3. De Leeuw, Suzanne (University of Amsterdam), Matthijs Kalmijn and Ruben van Gaalen: Sibship size and parental involvement in stepfamilies: Resource dilution with full, half and step siblings

PO3:4. De Moortel, Deborah (Vrije Universiteit Brussel): Involuntary full- and part-time work: Employees’ mental health and the role of family- and work-related resources

PO3:5. Einiö, Elina (University of Helsinki), Alice Goisis, and Mikko Myrskylä: Is the relationship between men’s age at first birth and midlife health changing? Evidence from two British cohorts

PO3:6. Friis, Therese Lucia (Nyköping Falster Hospital): All-cause mortality in a socially deprived area of Denmark the past 50 Years

PO3:7. Ivanova, Alla, Elena Zemlyanova (Federal Research Institute for Health Organization and Informatics), and Aleksandr Zubko North-western Russia and the neighbouring European countries: Comparison of mortality indicators and the role of healthcare

PO3:8. Just, Alexander (University of Rostock): Additional earnings ceiling during retirement: Analysis of the effects on labour force participation in Germany

PO3:9. Kähäri, Antti (University of Turku): Young, old, and the sweet: How does demographic change show up in sugar consumption?

PO3:10. Kotimäki, Sanni (University of Turku): Educational differences in stress during pregnancy: Exploring the social mechanisms

PO3:11. Oksuzyan, Anna, Maciej J. Dánko, Jennifer Caputo (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Domantas Jasilionis, and Vladimir M. Shkolnikov: Is the story about sensitive women and stoical men true? Gender differences in health after adjustment for reporting behavior

PO3:12. Rau, Roland, Torsten Sauer (University of Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), and Marcus Ebeling Berlin's life expectancy differences are larger than among German states

PO3:13. Reini, Kaarina (Åbo Akademi University), Julia Klein, and Jan Saarela: Long-term effects of sickness absence on disability pension receipt in Finland: A register-based study with over 20 years follow-up

PO3:14. Riffe, Tim (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research): Boom, echo, pulse, flow

PO3:15. Rizzi, Silvia (University of Southern Denmark), Maarten Wensink, Kaare Christensen, and Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen: Cancer incidence and mortality over age and time

PO3:16. Schumann, Barbara (Umeå University), Erling Häggström Lundevaller, and Lena Karlsson: Perinatal mortality and weather extremes in pre-industrial societies: The role of season and ethnicity, northern Sweden 1800-1895

PO3:17. Vékás, Péter (Corvinus University of Budapest): Rotation of the age pattern of mortality improvements in the European Union

PO3:18. Fonseca, Osvaldo, Erling Lundevaller, Scott C. Sheridan, and Barbara Schumann (Umeå University): Association between weather types and all-cause mortality in Stockholm, Sweden, 1991 – 2014

PO3:19. Jónsson, Brynjólfur Gauti (University of Iceland): A Bayesian model to predict life expectancy and mortality rates and assess the uncertainty in the predictions and its effect on pension fund liabilities. A case study of Icelandic pension funds



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