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GGP at a Glance on family formation behaviour

GGP at a Glance on family formation behaviour

Over the past decades family formation behaviour has diversified in Europe. The traditional pathway in family formation was: first leave the parental home, then marry, after which have the first child, and experience all three events before the age of 30. There is a large decrease across cohorts in the percentage following such a traditional pathway.

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Netspar young talent grant awarded to Marleen Damman

Netspar, Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement, awarded an individual young talent grant for multidisciplinary research on the self-employed and retirement to Marleen Damman.

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NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award and NVD Poster Award 2017

Winida Albertha wins the NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award 2017 and Paul Sellies received the NVD Poster award 2017.

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How we make life choices

Population Studies, a Journal of Demography published a special issue on the Science of Choice guest edited by Frans Willekens (NIDI), Jakub Bijak (University of Southampton), Anna Klabunde (MPIDR) and Alexia Prskawetz (IIASA/VID/WU).

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Nico van Nimwegen elected IUSSP Secretary-General and Treasurer

NIDI Honorary Fellow Nico van Nimwegen has been elected as Secretary-General and Treasurer on the 2018-2021 Council of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP).

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Award for Comparative Research in Demography for Anne Gauthier

NIDI researcher Anne Gauthier has been awarded the IUSSP-Mattei Dogan Foundation Award for Comparative Research in Demography.

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Ph.D. defence Ilse Rooijackers

Ph.D. defence Ilse Rooijackers

Thursday 5 October 2017 Ilse Rooijackers defended her Ph.D. thesis entiteld 'Migrant family matters. Comparing patterns of intergenerational solidarity and partner separation in the Netherlands'.

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GGP at a Glance on partnership arrangements for families with disabled children

GGP at a Glance on partnership arrangements for families with disabled children

Partnership arrangements for families with disabled children vary across countries in Europe. Analysis of GGP data reveals that disabled children in almost all countries are more likely to live in a one-parent household.

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NWO Veni grant for Marleen Damman

NWO Veni grant for Marleen Damman

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 154 researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate. NIDI researcher Marleen Damman has been awarded a Veni grant for her research proposal "Retirement of the solo self-employed".

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Rubicon grant for Yuliya Hilevych

NIDI researcher Yuliya Hilevych has been awarded a Rubicon grant for her project "The ART of Conception Before Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Infertility Identities in Britain, c.1945-1980" by the Netherlands Foundation for Scientific Research (NWO).

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GGP at a Glance on social mobility

GGP at a Glance on social mobility

Social mobility is a long standing issue in social research. The GGP offers extensive comparable data on this topic and a window into the complex dynamics that make up social mobility.

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Fulbright Grant for Joanne Muller

Joanne Muller has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to do research in the United States this coming Fall semester. Joanne will work at the Cornell Population Center on a project called "Intergenerational transmission of socioeconomic status: The role of gender role attitudes and the family trajectory."

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Clara Mulder appointed as member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Prof. dr. Clara Mulder, professor of Demography and Space at the University of Groningen and also affiliated researcher at NIDI, has been appointed as member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

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GGP at a Glance on use of contraception

GGP at a Glance on use of contraception

There are stark differences between Eastern and Western European countries in contraceptive use. Among partnered individuals age 18-45, the use of traditional contraceptives is higher in Eastern Europe while being close to zero in Western Europe. In contrast, the use of modern contraceptives is much more prevalent in Western Europe.

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Rubicon grant for Ellen Dingemans

NIDI researcher Ellen Dingemans has been awarded a Rubicon grant for her research proposal "Paid work after retirement in Europe". With the Rubicon grant she'll do her research at the University of Manchester.

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Population Europe App

The travelling exhibition “How to get to 100 – and enjoy it”, hosted last year in The Hague and Groningen in the Netherlands, is now available as an app.

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Prestigious ERC grant for Clara Mulder

Prof. dr. Clara Mulder, professor of Demography and Space at the University of Groningen and also affiliated researcher at NIDI, has been awarded a EUR 2.5 million ERC Advanced Grant by the European Research Council. Her project FamilyTies will look into family ties, from a view of internal migration, immobility and labour-market.

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GGP at a Glance on poverty during childhood

GGP at a Glance on poverty during childhood

The experience of poverty during childhood is associated with poorer outcomes in terms of a child’s health, education, psycho-social wellbeing and socio-economic attainment in later life. Levels of children living in families struggling to make ends meet financially vary significantly across Europe.

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Prestigious Vici Award  for Ute Bültmann

Prestigious Vici Award for Ute Bültmann

Prof. dr. Ute Bültmann, professor of Work and Health at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) and also affiliated researcher at NIDI, has been awarded a Vici grant of EUR 1.5 million as part of the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (‘Vernieuwingsimpuls’) of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to be spent on five years of research on her research theme "Today’s youth is tomorrow’s workforce".

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Migration and the Dutch welfare state

Migration and the Dutch welfare state

Why do migrants choose the Netherlands? It's often thought that it is because of the high quality of the welfare state, but according to Helga de Valk, that’s a misconception. If it were true, then the Scandinavian countries would be the most popular, and migrants would never want to move on. The data does not support this scenario.

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Horizon 2020-funded Generations and Gender Programme new phase officially launched this week

Horizon 2020-funded Generations and Gender Programme new phase officially launched this week

The Generations and Gender Programme (GGP), hosted by NiDi, will mark the launch of the EUR 2 million Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme in Paris on Thursday, 26 January 2017. The three-year project aims to ensure long-term sustainability of GGP as a pan-European research infrastructure.

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