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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Growing separation and divorce rates have attracted scholars’ attention to the association between relationship breakup and the relations between fathers and their minor children. Pre-separation life course ev...

    Authors: Zuzana Zilincikova and Marco Albertini
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:22
  10. The broad definition of intergenerational contact includes not only meeting face-to-face, but also the important element of communication at a distance, such as via telephone. With the pervasion of the Interne...

    Authors: Bruno Arpino, Eleonora Meli, Marta Pasqualini, Cecilia Tomassini and Elisa Cisotto
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:20
  11. In Italy, at least in the cohorts born up to the beginning of the twentieth century, women’s mortality in post-reproductive ages was influenced by fertility, with large progenies (and, to a lesser extent, chil...

    Authors: Gianbattista Salinari, Gustavo De Santis, Virginia Zarulli, Cristina Giuliani, Claudio Franceschi and Marco Breschi
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:19
  12. The study of the effect of community clustering of under-five mortality has its implications in both research and policy. Studies have shown the contribution of community factors on under-five mortality. Howev...

    Authors: Wahengbam Bigyananda Meitei, Abhishek Singh and Laishram Ladusingh
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:18
  13. Little research has examined the cross-national differences in the impact of grandchild care provision on the grandparents’ depression, by taking into account of both macro- and micro-level factors. This study...

    Authors: Yazhen Yang, Maria Evandrou and Athina Vlachantoni
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:12
  14. Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is still present in many African countries, as well as a few others. The United Nations has targeted women’s empowerment in terms of both women’s health and gender equ...

    Authors: Patrizia Farina, Livia Ortensi, Thomas Pettinato and Enrico Ripamonti
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:7
  15. The mobility of university students in Italy has been framed as a phenomenon linked to so-called intellectual migrations and as a subset of the historical and consolidated internal migration path explained in ...

    Authors: Francesco Santelli, Giancarlo Ragozini and Maria Prosperina Vitale
    Citation: Genus 2022 78:5
  16. This study investigates the demographic characteristics and academic performances of foreign students with an Italian educational background in a cohort of 1st-year Bachelor students enrolled at Sapienza Unive...

    Authors: Cristina Giudici, Eleonora Trappolini and Donatella Vicari
    Citation: Genus 2021 77:38

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