Session 16:
Human capital and well-being

Thursday, June 14
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ahlmann
Geovetenskapens Hus, Building U, Floor 3

Chair: Daniela Weber, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

  1. Living alone or in a couple: what impact on the capacity of European elderly men and women to balance their budget?Patrick Festy, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Joëlle Gaymu, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Marc Thévenin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. Who benefits the most from a tertiary degree? A cross-national comparison of selection and the economic returns to post-secondary educationJennifer A. Flashman, Yale University; Renee Luthra, University of Essex

  3. The impact of educational homogamy on literacy levelsJoan Garcia Roman, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Iñaki Permanyer, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Albert Esteve, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED)

  4. Does lone motherhood indeed decrease women’s subjective well-being?Anna Matysiak, Warsaw School of Economics; Anna Baranowska, Warsaw School of Economics; Monika Mynarska, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University

  5. Youngsters, family characteristics and study involvementSarah Botterman, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Nele Havermans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Koen Matthijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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