Research Programme

Understanding intergenerational relations & exchange

Research co-ordinated by Professor Maria Evandrou and Professor Jane Falkingham.

Current Projects:

Children's educational attainment and the longevity of parents: The impact of upward intergenerational health transfers
Albert Sabater, Elspeth Graham, Alan Marshall

Impact of social pensions on multiple dimensions of poverty, subjective wellbeing and solidarity across generations
Gloria Chepngeno Langat, Isabella Aboderin, Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Nele van der Wielen

Reciprocity of care between parents and adult children. The impact of caring on employment
Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Athina Vlachantoni, Madelin Gomez-Leon 

Residential age segregation in Britain
Albert Sabater, Elspeth Graham, Nissa Finney

Sandwich generation
Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Athina Vlachantoni,  Madelin Gomez-Leon 


Completed Projects:

Assessing the impact of internal labour migration on intergenerational support, health and income: the cases of China and South Africa
Jane Falkingham, Athina Vlachantoni, Lucy Jordan, Victoria Hosegood, Ling Zhu, Zhen Wang, Fang Cai, Sabu Padmadas, Maria Evandrou, Mark Collinson, Jackie Wahba, Yang Du.


Related research

The Care Life Cycle
Jane Falkingham, Sally Brailsford, Seth Bullock, Maria Evandrou et al.