Discussion Paper Series

The Professorship of Demography (formerly Chair of Population Studies) launched a discussion paper series in January 2010. These papers give an insight into our current research activities and promote scientific exchange. This series includes articles from chair members as well as our joint work with external researchers.

DP 21/2019:

Schulz, Florian, Wolstein, Jörg, & Engelhardt, Henriette
The choice of indicators influences conclusions about the educational gradient of sex-specific alcohol consumption(482.6 KB, 21 Seiten) (published in July 2019)

DP 20/2017:

Engelhardt, Henriette & Schulz, Florian
Demographic developments in the Middle East and North Africa

Published 2018 in Demographic and Human Development in die Middle East and North Africa, DOI: 10.20378/irbo-50993

DP 19/2016:

Hudde, Ansgar & Engelhardt, Henriette
Politik und Fertilität(842.1 KB, 25 Seiten)(842.1 KB)(842.1 KB)

DP 18/2016: 

Hudde, Ansgar
Fertility Is Low When There Is No Societal Agreement on a Specific Gender Role Model(2.6 MB, 46 Seiten)(2.6 MB)



DP 17/2013:

Wenzig, Knut
Die Metadatenstruktur des Nationalen Bildungspanels.(599.4 KB)(599.4 KB)



DP 16/2013:

Leopold, Thomas; Raab, Marcel, & Engelhardt, Henriette
The Transition to Parent Care: Costs, Commitments, and Caregiver Choice Among Children.

Published 2014 in Journal of Marriage and Family 76(2): 300-318, DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2012.00964.x


DP 15/2013:

Brehm, Uta & Engelhardt, Henriette
On the Age-Specific Correlation between Fertility and Female Employment: Heterogeneity over Space and Time in OECD-Countries.(584.2 KB)(584.2 KB)

Published 2015 in Demographic Research 32(23): 691-722, DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2015.32.23


DP 14/2012:

Pink, Sebastian; Leopold, Thomas & Engelhardt, Henriette
Sind Geburten ansteckend? Fertilität und soziale Interaktion am Arbeitsplatz.(827.1 KB)(827.1 KB)



DP 13/2012:

Engelhardt, Henriette; Leopold, Liliya & Jann, Ben
The impact of early and adult life conditions on educational health inequality over the life course: A counterfactual decomposition of survival functions and hazard rates.(361.7 KB)(361.7 KB)



DP 12/2011:

Leopold, Liliya & Engelhardt, Henriette
Education and Physical Health Trajectories in Later Life. Evidence from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe.

Published 2012 in International Journal of Public Health 58(1): 23-31, DOI: 10.1007/s00038-012-0399-0


DP 11/2011:

Leopold, Thomas
The Late Life Legacy of Leaving Home.

Published 2012 in Journal of Marriage and Family 74(3): 399-412, DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2012.00964.x


DP 10/2011:

Engelhardt, Henriette & Schmidt, Christopher
Late Careers and Socio-Economic Structures in Europe.(478.5 KB)(478.5 KB)



DP 09/2011:

Engelhardt, Henriette
On the changing correlation between fertility and female employment over space and time: A pooled time-series analysis on the impact of social indicators.(381.6 KB)(381.6 KB)



DP 08/2011:

Engelhardt, Henriette & Roppelt, Stefanie
Zur Validität des Vergleichs subjektiver Daten: Eine Vignetten-Hopit-Analyse selbstberichteter Mobilität mit SHARE.(1.0 MB)(1.0 MB)



DP 07/2011:

Leopold, Thomas; Geißler, Ferdinand & Pink, Sebastian
How far do children move? Spatial distances after leaving the parental home.

Published 2012 in Social Science Research 41(4): 991-1002, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.03.004


DP 06/2010:

Buber, Isabella & Engelhardt, Henriette
The association between age and depressive symptoms among older men and women in Europe. Findings from SHARE.

Published 2011 in Comparative Population Studies 36(1): 595-616, DOI: 10.4232/10.CPoS-2011-02en


DP 05/2010:

Leopold, Thomas & Schneider, Thorsten
Family Events and the Timing of Intergenerational Transfers.

Published 2011 in Social Forces 90(2): 595-616, DOI: 10.1093/sf/sor030


DP 04/2010:

Leopold, Thomas & Raab, Marcel
Short-term Reciprocity in Late Parent-Child Relationships.

Published 2011 in Journal of Marriage and Family 73(1): 105-119, DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2010.00792.x


DP 03/2010:

Leopold, Liliya & Engelhardt, Henriette
Bildung und Gesundheitsungleichheit im Alter: Divergenz, Konvergenz oder Kontinuität? Eine Längsschnittuntersuchung mit SHARE.

Published 2011 in Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 63(2): 207-236, DOI: 10.1007/s11577-011-0133-6


DP 02/2010:

Schmidt, Christopher; Tisch, Anita & Engelhardt, Henriette
Der Anteil älterer Mitarbeiter in Betrieben - Eine empirische Analyse mit Linked Employer-Employee-Daten.

Revised version published in Zeitschrift für Soziologie 41(2): 101-125.
Title: Altert die Belegschaft mit dem Betrieb? Eine empirische Analyse mit "Linked Employer-Employee-Daten".



DP 01/2010:

Engelhardt, Henriette
Late Careers in Europe: Effects of Individual and Institutional Factors.

Published 2011 in European Sociological Review 28(4): 550-563, DOI: 10.1093/esr/jcr024