Thursday, June 14 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   Ahlmann

Session 16:
Human capital and well-being

Chair: Daniela Weber, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

  1. Living alone or in a couple: what impact on the capacity of European elderly men and women to balance their budget? Patrick Festy, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Joëlle Gaymu, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Marc Thévenin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED);

  2. Who benefits the most from a tertiary degree? A cross-national comparison of selection and the economic returns to post-secondary education Renee Luthra, University of Essex; Jennifer A. Flashman, Yale University;

  3. The impact of educational homogamy on literacy levels Albert Esteve, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Iñaki Permanyer, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Joan Garcia Roman, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED);

  4. Does lone motherhood indeed decrease women’s subjective well-being? Anna Matysiak, Warsaw School of Economics; Monika Mynarska, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University; Anna Baranowska, Warsaw School of Economics;

  5. Youngsters, family characteristics and study involvement Koen Matthijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Nele Havermans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Sarah Botterman, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven;

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