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You can find a PDF version of this program for download at the end of the page.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

09.00 – 09.30 Registration and Coffee
09.30 – 10.00

10.00 –
Sabine Walper, Conference Host and pairfam PI
Hans van Ess, Vice President for Research at LMU Munich
Eckard Kämper, Program Director Humanities and Social Sciences, GRF

14 years pairfam
Johannes Huinink, Josef Brüderl 
10.30 – 11.10 Keynote 1:
Partnership development and dynamics: Evidence from pairfam
Franz Neyer
11.10 – 11.40 Coffee Break
11.40 - 12.55Labor Division and Gender Roles
11.40 – 12.05 The division of unpaid labor in East and West Germany – (still) a divided country?
Gundula Zoch
12.05 – 12.30 Experimental evidence on employer support of part-time employment and day-care quality: How they shape normative judgements of work-care arrangements
Silke Büchau, Marie-Fleur Philipp, Pia S. Schober, C. Katharina Spieß
12.30 – 12.55 Are female breadwinner models contributing to unhappiness? An empirical analysis of the relationship between breadwinner models and relationship satisfaction with pairfam data
Alina Otto
12.55 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 - 16.15Couple Relationships
14.00 – 14.25 Long-term dynamics in couple relations
Matt Johnson
14.25 – 14.50 Not all flowers bloom in April: Self-esteem development surrounding the transition into the first romantic relationship
Tita Gonzalez Avilés, Elisabeth Borschel, Sebastian Pusch, Franz J. Neyer
14.50 – 15.15 Character strengths in romantic life: Studying profile similarities and its associations with relationship satisfaction in couples
Kay Brauer, Rebekka Sendatzki, Fabian Gander, Willibald Ruch, René Proyer
15.15 – 16.15 Coffee and Posters (topics at the end of the page)
16.15 – 17.30Families in the COVID-19 Pandemic
16.15 – 16.40 Changes in the division of labour depending on gender roles attitudes
Anna Hebel, Michael Braun
16.40 – 17.05 Should I stay or should I go? Effects of COVID-19 on partnership quality in Germany
Katja Köppen, Heike Trappe
17.05 – 17.30 Explaining changes in parents’ subjective wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany – intersections between gender and socio-economic background
Matteo Piolatto
Evening Program Guided City Tour

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

09.00 – 09.40 Keynote 2:
Fertility and reproductive behavior: Evidence from pairfam
Sonja Drobnič
09.40 - 10.30Fertility Planning and Transition to Parenthood
09.40 – 10.05 Postponement of parenthood: The interrelation of work and fertility planning
Markus Klingel
10.05 – 10.30 Co-constructing family: Attitudes and domestic work in the transition to parenthood
Beatriz Melim, Marisa Matias, Paula M. Matos, Sabine Walper
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.40 Keynote 3:
Parenting & child well-being: Evidence from pairfam
Sabine Walper
11.40 - 12.30Parental and Child Well-Being
11.40 – 12.05 Does economic deprivation affect parental self-efficacy? – Taking a closer look at the consequences of unemployment and poverty by role identification
Annika Stein
12.05 – 12.30 Long-term consequences of prepartum depression on child behavior: Infant temperament mediates the link between prepartum depression and child hyperactivity at the age of three
Linda L. Stürmlinger, Nora Nonnenmacher, Georg W. Alpers, Anna-Lena Zietlow
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 - 14.20Young People in pairfam
13.30 – 13.55 Adolescents’ psychological adjustment during challenging times: The role of mothers’, fathers’, and adolescents’ ratings of warmth parenting style
Gabriela Gniewosz, Burkhard Gniewosz, Michaela Katstaller
13.55 – 14.20 Arrivals, delays and dead ends: Family dynamics and the school-to-work transition of adolescents and young adults
Sven Broschinski, Marie-Luise Assmann, Michael Feldhaus, Martin Heidenreich
14.20 – 14.45 Coffee Break
14.45 - 16.15Invited Symposium: Young People in the COVID-19 Pandemic
14.45 – 15.10 Social relationships and child wellbeing in Ireland during the pandemic
Aisling Murray, Emer Smyth
15.10 – 15.35 School burnout and engagement profiles before and during COVID-19 – the role of socio-emotional skills
Katariina Salmela-Aro, Katja Upadydya, Lauri Hietajärvi
15.35 – 16.00 Young people in the pandemic: Challenges in the transition from school to work
Frank Tillmann, Svenja Geissler, Karen Hemming, Irene Hofmann-Lun, Sabine Walper
16.00 – 16.15 Discussion
16.15 – 16.45 Coffee Break
16.45 - 18.00Family Diversity, Separation and Repartnering
16.45 – 17.10 Do fathers with joint physical custody fare better than non-residential fathers in terms of well-being?
Lara Augustijn
17.10 – 17.35 Differences in partner- and parent-child-relationships and well-being between nuclear and separated families: Results of a prospective longitudinal study
Ulrike Lux, Julia Reim, Stefanie Amberg, Benjamin Baisch, Sabine Walper, Janin Zimmermann
17.35 – 18.00 Family transitions and consequences for children’s stress levels
Pauline Kleinschlömer, Mine Kühn, Lara Bister, Tobias Vogt, Sandra Krapf
Evening Program Conference Dinner


Friday, May 13th, 2022

09.00 – 09.40 Keynote 4:
International perspectives on family research
Bernhard Nauck
09.40 – 10.30International Perspectives on Families
09.40 – 10.05 International migration and its short-term effects on fertility
Lisa Mansfeld
10.05 – 10.30 Characteristics of individuals in interethnic partnerships in Germany
Anne-Kristin Kuhnt, Monika Obersneider
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.40 Keynote 5:
Intergenerational relationships: Evidence from pairfam
Karsten Hank
11.40 – 12.05 Grandparental childcare and grandchildren’s emotional and behavioral problems: Does family socio-economic background matter?
Francesca Zanasi, Valeria Bordone, Bettina Müller
12.05 – 13.00 Lunch Break
13.00 – 13.40 Keynote 6:
Methodological insights from 14 years of pairfam
Josef Brüderl
13.40 – 14.30Methodological Issues
13.40 – 14.05 New weights for the pairfam anchor data
Martin Wetzel, Nina Schumann, Claudia Schmiedeberg
14.05 – 14.30 Better ask online when it concerns intimate relationships? Differences between modes of data collection for questions regarding relationship quality in a German experiment of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP)
Almut Schumann, Detlev Lück
14.30 – 15.00 Outlook: FReDA
Martin Bujard
15.00 – 15.45 Farewell, Honoring the Power Users & Coffee


Poster Session: May 11th, 15.15 – 16.15 

Violent conflict during separation: Determinants and consequences for health and well-being
Adelaida Barrera, Michaela Kreyenfeld, Stefania Molina
Socio-historical visions and trends about women's status in society and family: changes over the last hundred years including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Georgiana V. Bonea
Attitudes toward parental employment in Eastern and Western Germany: Results of a factorial survey experiment
Christiane Bozoyan, Claudia Schmiedeberg
Longing for grandparenthood: Its associations with subjective well-being in late middle adulthood
Jasmin Dorry, Bettina S. Wiese
How does COVID-19 pandemic affect family climate? Findings from Germany
Sandra Krapf, Anne-Kristin Kuhnt
Differences in the perception of the division of care in couples
Tabea Naujoks
Socio-emotional and German language skills in preschool and primary school-aged children with a refugee background
Hanna Reichelt
Adult playfulness and romantic attachment in couples: A study of actor-, partner-, and indirect effects for relationship satisfaction
Rebekka Sendatzki, Kay Brauer, René Proyer
Family dissolution and children’s diverging destinies in adulthood: A decomposition approach
Emely Ullrich
Understanding loneliness in adolescence: A test of competing hypotheses on the interplay of extraversion and neuroticism
Larissa L. Wieczorek, Sarah Humberg, Denis Gerstdorf, Jenny Wagner
Parent-child relationship during the Corona Crisis
Deniz Yucel


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