Friday, September 2 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Room P 11

Session 53:
Grandparenting

Chair: Tom Emery, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  1. Life satisfaction of older Europeans: the role of grandchildren Valeria Bordone, University of Southampton; Nicoletta Balbo, Università Bocconi; Bruno Arpino, Universitat Pompeu Fabra;

  2. Grandparent-grandchild relationships and grandchildren’s well-being after parental divorce. Does lineage matter? Jan Van Bavel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Maaike Jappens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel;

  3. Grandparents' care and assistance to the elderly parents: is there a general tendency to care? Lada Železná, Masaryk University;

  4. Grandparental care for pre-school children across Europe: the influence of grandparents’ characteristics and policy frameworks Nada Stropnik, Institute for Economic Research, Slovenia; Andrej Srakar, Institute for Economic Research, Ljubljana;

  5. How caring for grandchildren and elderly parents affects labor force participation of middle-aged people in China Shangyi Mao, Peking University;

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