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  1. Healthy life expectancy is higher among individuals with higher socioeconomic standing. However, it is unclear whether such advantage is attributable to longer (i.e., mortality advantage) or to healthier (morb...

    Authors: Octavio Bramajo, Pilar Zueras, Elisenda Rentería and Iñaki Permanyer
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:11
  2. Iran is aging rapidly and is expected to see negative population growth rates later this century. This change is generating significant concern for policymakers, whose response is to seek ‘demographic solution...

    Authors: Stuart Gietel-Basten, Guillaume Marois, Fatemeh Torabi and Kambiz Kabiri
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:8
  3. The increase in inequalities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been the topic of intense scholarly and public debate. School closures are one of the containment measures that have been debated most crit...

    Authors: Luna Bellani, Ariane Bertogg, Nevena Kulic and Susanne Strauss
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:7
  4. This article looks at the key factors affecting the connection between peasant family size and farm size in Italy in 1930–1931. The association between farm size and family size was analyzed using a new datase...

    Authors: Alessio Fornasin, Marco Breschi and Matteo Manfredini
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:5
  5. This study examines the relationship between growing up in single-parent families and school absence in Andalusia (Spain), considering differences according to adolescents’ social background. Empirical analyse...

    Authors: Manuel Mejías-Leiva and Almudena Moreno Mínguez
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:4
  6. Households are core units of social organization and reproduction, yet, compared to other areas of demographic research, we have limited understanding of their basic characteristics across countries. Using dat...

    Authors: Albert Esteve, Maria Pohl, Federica Becca, Huifen Fang, Juan Galeano, Joan García-Román, David Reher, Rita Trias-Prats and Anna Turu
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:2
  7. Verifying the intrinsic stability of demographic processes over time and space is a pivotal task from both science and policy perspectives. Compared with other regions of the old continent, a latent peculiarit...

    Authors: Alessio Buonomo, Federico Benassi, Gerardo Gallo, Luca Salvati and Salvatore Strozza
    Citation: Genus 2024 80:1
  8. This study aims at examining the fertility impact of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services for children under three in Italy. ECEC is a social investment-oriented family policy that might have mor...

    Authors: Stefani Scherer, Emmanuele Pavolini and Elisa Brini
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:29
  9. This article is the introduction to the Thematic Series Use and consequences of family policies among migrants and their descendants in Europe. The study contexts are countries in different Western European regio...

    Authors: Eleonora Mussino, Elisabeth Kraus and Nadja Milewski
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:25
  10. Same-sex households and non-heterosexual people’s living arrangements are an expanding area of research in family studies. This contribution focuses on the transition from cohabitation to marriage of same-sex ...

    Authors: Anna Caprinali, Agnese Vitali and Clara Cortina
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:24
  11. The present work proposes a spatial analysis of the residential segregation and settlement models of Sri Lankans in the eight main Italian municipalities. Hosting more than half of the total Sri Lankan populat...

    Authors: Francesca Bitonti, Federico Benassi, Angelo Mazza and Salvatore Strozza
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:23
  12. This paper analyzes whether cultural heritage determines gender differences in educational expectations to go to university of first- and second-generation immigrants in Italy. The analysis relies on the “Inte...

    Authors: Giuseppina Autiero and Annamaria Nese
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:22
  13. A crucial element in evaluating the success of immigrant integration policies is to compare the school performances of immigrant students with that of natives. According to large-scale international assessment...

    Authors: Mariano Porcu, Isabella Sulis, Cristian Usala and Francesca Giambona
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:19
  14. As migrants settle in their destination country, for those who reunited the family or after childbirth childcare becomes a priority. Most studies on migrants’ childcare arrangements have focused on parental us...

    Authors: Eleonora Trappolini, Laura Terzera, Stefania M. L. Rimoldi and Elisa Barbiano di Belgiojoso
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:17
  15. Between 1774, the date of the first official enumeration, and the end of the following century, the population of Cuba grew ninefold to 1.6 million, mostly because of the slave trade, and immigration from Spai...

    Authors: Massimo Livi-Bacci
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:15
  16. This article deals with gender differences in Italian universities in the last 20 years in terms of career advancements. Data are taken from the MUR (Ministry of University and Research) archive. In Italy, car...

    Authors: Vincenzo Falco, Daniele Cuntrera and Massimo Attanasio
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:14

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  17. The increase in one-person households (OPHs) in the developed world is often seen as the result of a trend in which individualistic values and behaviors are replacing family solidarity. Nordic countries have b...

    Authors: Glenn Sandström, Mojgan Padyab, Haruko Noguchi and Rong Fu
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:11
  18. Life expectancy is widely used and reported; for example, the UN Human Development Index uses life expectancy as a key component. But many users of period life expectancy do not understand and interpret life e...

    Authors: Haili Liang, Zhen Guo and Shripad Tuljapurkar
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:9
  19. Research indicates that the uptake of formal childcare for children under age 3 is lower among migrant origin parents than among native parents in most European countries, and that these differentials extend t...

    Authors: Julie Maes, Karel Neels, Naomi Biegel and Jonas Wood
    Citation: Genus 2023 79:7
  20. This thematic collection seeks to reflect and push forward the current state of the art in the study of grandparenthood and grandparenting in Italy in a comparative European perspective. Starting from the demo...

    Authors: Karen F. Glaser, Marco Albertini, Bruno Arpino and Cecilia Tomassini
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:31
  21. The impact of fertility decline on economic development remains central to population studies. Recent scholarship emphasizes parental investment in education as a mediator. We further develop the theoretical f...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Koning, Alberto Palloni, Jenna Nobles, Ian Coxhead and Lia C. H. Fernald
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:30
  22. The world still suffers from the COVID-19 pandemic, which was identified in late 2019. The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases are increasing every day, and many governments are taking various measures and poli...

    Authors: Saeid Pourroostaei Ardakani, Tianqi Xia, Ali Cheshmehzangi and Zhiang Zhang
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:28
  23. Data quality issues have hindered the analysis of the determinants of stillbirths in the years following Italian unification. By exploiting panel data techniques to take into account the possible effect of sti...

    Authors: Gabriele Ruiu, Lucia Pozzi, Michail Raftakis and Marco Breschi
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:25
  24. In this commentary, we bring together knowledge on sex-differences in excess death during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy, one of the most hit European countries. We zoom into Italian regions ...

    Authors: Silvia Rizzi, Cosmo Strozza and Virginia Zarulli
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:24

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