Thursday, April 22 / 16:15 PM - 16:15 PM   •   DeGeer

Session 24:
Intergenerational contact and proximity

Chair: Marjolein I. Broese van Groenou, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  1. Intergenerational proximity as resource for well-being at older ages Clara H. Mulder, University of Groningen; Marieke van der Pers, University of Groningen; Nardi Steverink, University of Groningen;

  2. The relationships among family economic status, intergenerational spatial proximity and parental health - lessons from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan; Michele Heisler, University of Michigan; HwaJung Choi, University of Michigan;

  3. Intergenerational contact in Europe: altruism or exchange? Valeria Bordone, Vienna University of Economics and Business; Pearl Dykstra, Erasmus University Rotterdam;

  4. Geographic configuration of family networks – regional differences in geographical proximity to parents, siblings and adult children Emma Lundholm, Umeå University;

  5. Mapping intergenerational care across households in the UK: analysing proximity, propinquity and resources in the ‘Tacit Intergenerational Contract’ Ernestina E. Coast, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Sara Randall, University College London; Alex Fanghanel, University College London;

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