Prof Berrington organises Understanding Society Conference session on family dynamics

11 July 2017 - A special session on comparative research using harmonised fertility and partnership history data took place from 15:30 - 17:30 on Tuesday 11 July at the Understanding Society UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS) biennial research conference at the University of Essex.

The session, organised by CPC's Professor Ann Berrington brought together researchers working with data from the Generations and Gender Survey, in conjunction with other surveys including the British Household Panel Study (BHPS). The session included discussion of future possibilities to include new partnership and fertility data from UKHLS into the Harmonized History database.

The session programme was as follows:

Brienna Perelli-Harris, University of Southampton. "Is There a Link Between the Divorce Revolution and the Cohabitation Boom?"

Julia Mikolai, University of St Andrews. "The Role of Education in the Intersection of Partnership Transitions and Motherhood in Europe and the United States."

Gunnar Andersson, University of Stockholm. "Life-table Representations of Family Dynamics in the 21st Century".

Tom Emery, Netherlands Institute for Demographic Research. "Comparative research on family dynamics and harmonised data"

Chair: Ann Berrington

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