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Selected projects & publications

Selected projects

  • Panel analysis of intimate relationships and family dynamics (pairfam); German Research Foundation (co-PI K. Hank)
  • Emmy Noether Group "Accumulation of Personal Wealth in Couples (MyWealth)"; German Research Foundation (PI P. Lersch)
  • Social integration and boundary making in adolescence (SOCIALBOND); European Research Council (PI C. Kroneberg)
  • NRW-Fortschrittskolleg “Gerontological Research on Well-Being (GROW)” (co-ordinated by S. Zank)
  • Quality of Life and Well-Being of the Oldest Old in NRW (NRW80+); MIWF NRW (co-PI M. Wagner)

Selected publications

  • Ellwardt, L., Aartsen, M., Van Tilburg, T. (forthcoming): Types of non-kin networks and their association with survival in late adulthood: A latent-class approach. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
  • Hank, K. & Kreyenfeld, M. (eds.) (2015): Social Demography (Supplement to Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Soczialpsychologie), Springer VS: Wiesbaden.
  • Jacob, M. & Kleinert, C. (2014): Marriage, gender, and class: Partner resources and unemployment exit. Social Forces, 92 (3), 839-871.
  • Krapf, S., Kreyenfeld, M., & Wolf, K. (2016): Gendered authorship and demographic research - An analysis of 50 years of Demography. Demography, 53, 1169-1184.
  • Legewie, J. & Schaeffer, M. (2016): Contested boundaries: Explaining where ethnoracial diversity provokes neighborhood conflict. American Journal of Sociology, 122: 125-161.
  • Lersch, P.M. (forthcoming): The marriage wealth premium revisited: Gender disparities and within-individual changes in personal wealth in Germany. Demography
  • Pelzer, B.; Te Grotenhuis, M.; Eisinga, R. & Schmidt-Catran, A.W. (2015): The Non-uniqueness Property of the Intrinsic Estimator in APC Models. Demography, 52(1), 315 - 327.
  • Schmidt-Catran, A.W. & Spies, D. (forthcoming): Immigration and Welfare Support in Germany. American Sociological Review.
  • Wagner, M., Schmid, L., & Weiß, B. (2015): Exploring Increasing Divorce Rates in West Germany: Can We Explain the Iron Law of Increasing Marriage Instability? European Sociological Review, 31, 211-229.
  • Ziller, C. (2015): Ethnic Diversity, Economic and Cultural Contexts, and Social Trust: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Evidence from European Regions, 2002–2010, Social Forces, 93(3), 1211-1240.