Community / Impact

The core aim of the Generations and Gender Programme is to contribute to the broader discourse on societal challenges and demonstrate the extent to which the GGP data can contribute to policy and research agendas. The impact of the GGP becomes apparent in the following fields:

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Publications

The core aim of the Generations and Gender Programme is to contribute to the broader discourse on societal challenges and demonstrate the extent to which the GGP data can contribute to policy and research agendas. This section provides examples and details of data and findings from research based on GGPs unique longitudinal datasets.

Families in Austria 2009 – 2013

Descriptive findings on partnerships, fertility intentions, childbearing and childrearing
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The Austrian Institute for Family Studies at the University of Vienna and the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences jointly planned and prepared the Generations and Gender Survey (GGS). The Austrian GGS was conducted by Statistics Austria with the financial support of the Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, the Federal Ministry of Science and Research and the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection.

In Austria, the first wave was carried out in 2008/9 and includes 5,000 persons (3,000 women and 2,000 men) aged 18–45 years. Therefore, Austria deviates from the international programme, as it focuses on the persons in the reproductive ages only. The second wave was carried out in 2012/13 where, besides the re-interviewed panel respondents, the next cohorts of young adults were taken into account as well.

This publication summarises first results based on the second wave of the Austrian GGS. It includes a selection of articles originally published in German, available at www.ggp-austria.at.

The life of Poles: From leaving the parental home to retirement

Insights from the Generations and Gender Survey (GGS-PL)
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The Institute of Statistics and Demography within the Collegium of Economic Analysis of the Warsaw School of Economics has joined the Generations and Gender Programme. The first wave of the survey was conducted at the turn of the years 2010/2011; the second, at the turn of the years 2014/2015, in cooperation with the Bureau of Research and Statistical Analyses of the Polish Statistical Association. This publication uses the results of analyses presented in articles and studies in which data from both waves of the study were used.

Changing families, complex lives

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Family relationships have changed a lot over the past few decades. Today’s families differ considerably from the 1950s where a male breadwinner was supported by his doting housewife. Families have become less stable, more complex and highly diversified. The rapid ageing of European populations has also contributed to this rapid pace of change and new types of families have emerged alongside new relationships between generations and between genders. Understanding these changes will help us meet many of the challenges that societies face today such as: How do we support and care for older people? How is disadvantage inherited? Why are women having fewer children? Changing Families, Complex Lives presents research aimed at answering these questions.

GGP Research Notes

The Research Note Series presents a sample of research findings on central themes of the Generations and Gender Survey. These notes showcase the broad range of individual life course and family dynamics issues into which GGS datasets offer unique insights.

Issues published so far:

  • No. 6 – How do generations support each other in an ageing society?
  • No. 5 – The GGP in Eastern Europe: Insights into demographic change
  • No. 4 – Why don’t Eastern Europeans have more children?
  • No. 3 – Which Gender Equality Matters?
  • No. 2 – Parents’ Chances of Re-partnering in a European Context
  • No. 1 – Home vs. paid work: The labour market intention of mothers in Europe

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Newsletters

GGP Newsletter No. 53 / November & December 2019

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GGP Newsletter no. 53 is now available! Read about a successful funding application in Germany. Also find the latest updates on the application for the ESFRI Roadmap and two new members of the GGP Consortium.

Other items include a call to report Master’s and PhD theses using data of the GGP and a reminder of the GGP citation requirements.

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GGP Newsletter No. 53 / November & December 2019

GGP Newsletter no. 53 is now available! Read about a successful funding application in Germany. Also find the latest updates on the application for the ESFRI Roadmap and two new members of the GGP Consortium. Other items include a call to report Master’s and PhD theses using data of the GGP and a reminder of […]

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GGP Newsletter No. 52 / October 2019

GGP Newsletter no. 52 is now available! Find the latest updates of the Harmonized Histories dataset and see the GGP mentioned in Population Eurpoe’s Policy Brief on Securing High-quality Data on Populations. Other items include the meeting of the GGP Council of Partners and the GGP User Conference 2019. News about upcoming events and publications […]

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GGP Newsletter No. 51 / September 2019

GGP Newsletter no. 51 is now available! Find the latest updates about the new the Harmonized Histories dataset, and the forthcoming GGP Pilot in Latin America. Other items include the participation of the GGP at the Expert Meeting: Freedom of Choice – The Foundation of Family Policies in Europe?, and the CB and User Consultation. News […]

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National Websites

Some countries that participate in the Generations and Gender Programme or field the Generations and Gender Survey have a national website:

Stakeholders

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