Thursday, April 22 / 15:54 PM - 15:54 PM   •   Bergsmannen

Session 85:
Regional disparities in policies supporting families

Chair: Anne H. Gauthier, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  1. Social norms vs. policy influences on cohort fertility trends: a natural experiment study on the German minority in eastern Belgium Michaela Kreyenfeld, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Karel Neels, University of Antwerp; Sebastian Kluesener, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research;

  2. The consequences of the decentralization of pre-school child care in Sweden – national balance and local imbalances Nathalie Le Bouteillec, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Anders Ögren, Uppsala University;

  3. Country differences in the gendered effect of work-life balance on well-being: the role of legal and policy arrangements Pearl Dykstra, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Babette Pouwels, Erasmus University Rotterdam;

  4. Regional differences in support to families with children and fertility rates Mare Ainsaar, University of Tartu; Kadri Soo, University of Tartu;

  5. Different worlds of welfare in a heterogeneous country: the Brazilian case Eduardo L. G. Rios-Neto, Cedeplar, UFMG; Helena Cruz Castanheira, University of Pennsylvania;

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