Friday, October 18 / 15:09 PM - 15:09 PM   •   DeGeer

Session 35:
Economic uncertainty and fertility

Chair: Ariane Pailhé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  1. Economic risk, fertility and the welfare state: understanding individual rationales Anne Lise Ellingsaeter, University of Oslo; Eirin Pedersen, University of Oslo;

  2. Family formation in times of uncertainty: France and Germany compared Anne Salles, Université Paris Sorbonne (Paris 4); Marie-Therese Letablier, CNRS/CES Université Paris 1;

  3. Minding the downside of market flexibilization. Does precarious work affect short-term fertility intentions and their realization? Laura Bernardi, Université de Lausanne; Jean-Marie Le Goff, Université de Lausanne; Valérie-Anne Ryser, Université de Lausanne; Doris Hanappi, Université de Lausanne;

  4. The welfare state’s impact on risk attitudes and the consequence for fertility behaviour Christian Schmitt, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of Rostock;

  5. Precarious baby plans? Examining the impact of economic circumstances on childbearing intentions of German men and women Sarah R. Brauner-Otto, Mississippi State University; Claudia Geist, University of Utah;

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