Thursday 2 October

9:00 Welcome and registration

9:30 Opening Anne Solaz

Keynote talk Paul Amato (pennsylvania State University)
Variations in children’s reactions to parental divorce

10:45 Coffee break

11:00 Session 1: Divorce and children (Chair Marcy Carlson)

Grandparents and children’s wellbeing after parental divorce
Maaike Jappens, Jan Van Bavel

The effects of parental separation on children’s health outcomes
Alice Goisis, Berkay Ozcan

Separation and reproduction in relation to the death of a child
Fjalar Finnäs, Mikael Rostila, Jan Saarela

Protection or selection? New insights into the effect of children on union dissolution in Germany
Thorsten Schneider

12:40 Lunch break and Posters (chair Laurent Toulemon)

P1 Deviant societal attitudes and civic knowledge by 13 or 14 years old children living in different family forms? A cross-national analysis
Jaap Dronkers

P2 Cohabitation or remarriage? Re-partnering living arrangements of separated people
Xiaoteng Hu, Lluís Flaquer

P3 Private and social costs of divorce in France: theoretical and empirical approaches
Julie Favrot

P4 Are single parents discriminated against in the Swedish labor market? Evidence from a field experiment
Magnus Bygren, Michael Gähler

P5 Effects of alternative attractions and barriers on partnership instability
Attila Pilinszki

P6 Parenting and family structure after divorce: are they related?
Kim Bastaits, Dimitri Mortelmans

P7 Precariousness in Spanish lone mother households
Carles Simó, Andrea Hernández and Juan Carbonell

P8 A comparative study on the importance of family for young adults from divorced and non-divorced families
Emilien Dupont, Bart Van de Putte

P9 Disagreements about the money before and during the economic recession in officially registered and consensual unions in European countries
Kadri Rootalu, Mare Ainsaar

14:00  (Chair Jaap Dronkers)

Leaving the partner, leaving the child? Do parents really invest less in children after they separate? / Download working paper
Michael Grätz

Residential arrangements and children’s school engagement: selection mechanisms and family process mediators
Nele Havermans, An Katrien Sodermans and Koen Matthijs

Co-parental communication, decision-making and conflict between divorced parents: differences according to the residential arrangement of children and the presence of new partners
Sofie Vanassche, Katrien Sodermans

15:15 Coffee break

15:30 Session 3: Partner’s homogamy and divorce (Chair Dimitri Mortelmans)

Marital stability and the relative division of paid work in the context of changing gender norms
Léa Pessin

Educational heterogamy and union dissolution in Belgium
Lindsay Theunis, Christine Schnor, Didier Willaert & Jan Van Bavel

Women’s educational level, divorce and family values: comparing Spain and Italy
Anna Garriga

16h45 Coffee and tea break

17h00 Session 4: The role of court and policies (Chair Cécile Bourreau-Dubois)

Support and help for children of divorce in The Netherlands
Mariska Klein Velderman, Fieke D. Pannebakker

Breakdowns: a view from the courts. The contribution of family justice to gender inequalities
Céline Bessière, Aurélie Fillod-Chabaud, Sibylle Gollac pour le Collectif Onze

17h50 end

Friday 3 october

9h30 Session 5: Economic resources and divorce (chair Carole Bonnet)

Economic consequences of divorce : the role of spousal maintenance
Cécile Bourreau-Dubois, Myriam Doriat-Duban and Julie Mansuy

The consequences of union dissolution for employment in Italy and the United States
Michele Lugo, Paolo Barbieri

Social Inequality and Divorce: the intersections between gender, economic resources and ethnicity in Israel
Amit Kaplan, Anat Herbts

10h45 Coffee break

11h00 Session 6: Divorce over cohorts (Chair Delphine Remillon)

Family disruption and intergenerational transmission: Comparing the influences of married parents, divorced parents, and stepparents
Matthijs Kalmijn

A better parent? Family-dynamic social mobility and class inheritance
Jani Erola, Marika Jalovaara

Is the step-family disadvantage in education stable over cohorts?
Martin Kreidl, Gabriele Ballarino

12h15 Lunch break and Posters (Chair Laurent Toulemon)

P10 Formerly cohabiting parents and parenting plans: Who makes the effort?
Simon de Bruijn, Anne-Rigt Poortman and Tanja van der Lippe

P11 The influence of gender at the grandparents care for grandchildren after divorce
Marcela Petrová Kafková

P12 My parents are divorced: different experiences of children / Download Poster
Beatriz Morgado Camacho, González, M.-M

P13 Gender inequality in time use after divorce: Are stepfamilies more equal than dual parent families?
Marc Ajenjo Cosp, Núria García Saladrigas

P14 Mothers’ reports of non-resident fathers’ involvement with their children in Lithuania
Aušra Maslauskaitė

P15 Family structure transitions and social support among married and unmarried mothers
Robin S. Högnäs

P16 Housing and divorce in Russia, 1992-2013
Theodore P. Gerber, Jane Zavisca

P17 Union stability and ethno-linguistic affiliation in an intergenerational perspective: the case of Finland
Jan Saarela, Fjalar Finnäs

14h00 Session 7: Divorce and children’s outcomes (chair Michael Wagner)

Teaching and learning conditions in schools with a high proportion of students from single-parent families as explanation of the negative effect of single-parent family composition of schools / Download Poster
Jaap Dronkers, Gert-Jan Veerman and Suet-Ling Pong

Using peer effects to uncover the causal effects of parental separation on educational outcomes
Michael Grätz, Juho Härkönen

Differential effects of parental separation on child outcomes: Are children from higher social backgrounds affected more?
Fabrizio Bernardi, Diederik Boertien and Daria Popova

15h15 Coffee break

15h30 Session 8: Lifecourse after divorce (Chair Olivier Thevenon)

The educational gradient of stepfamily formation in Flanders and Germany
Sofie Vanassche, Yolien De Hauw

Do children from previous relationships really act as an impediment for childbearing? The transition to re-partnering and childbearing after divorce as related processes
Christine Schnor, Inge Pasteels, Edmund Njeru Njagi, Geert Molenberghs and Jan Van Bavel

Fertility after separation: second births in higher order unions in Europe
Michaela Kreyenfeld, Tina Hannemann, Dimitri Mortelmans, Anne Solaz and Silvia Meggiolaro

16h45 Coffee break

17h00 Session 9: Time and cross-national comparisons (Chair Michaela Kreyenfeld)

Occupational upgrade and the deinstitutionalization of marriage: impacts on the risk of voluntary dissolution of the first marital unions in three Mexican generations (1950-2011)
Nicolás Brunet, Pascal Sebille

Cross-national differences in early family stability by socioeconomic Status
Marcia J. Carlson, James M. Raymo, Alicia G. VanOrman and So-jung Lim

From liberation to failure? A theory of changes in divorce risk over time
Diederik Boertien

18h15 End

Saturday 4 October

9h30 Session 10: Personality traits, attitudes and divorce (Chair Lidia Panico)

Satisfied in first and second unions: Does his or her personality matter?
An Katrien Sodermans, Martine Corijn and Koen Matthijs

Change over time in the effects of personality traits on divorce from a comparative perspective
Diederik Boertien, Dimitri Mortelmans

Gendered impact of family life course experiences on attitudes toward divorce in Sweden
Linus Andersson Rydell

10h45 Coffee break

11h Session 11: Residential arrangements and parenting after divorce 2 (chair Marion Leturcq)

Parental agreements about children’s residence arrangements: A study among formerly married and cohabiting parents in the Netherlands
Anne-Rigt Poortman

The educational outcomes of children of previously divorced parents - what can it tell us about the effect of parental divorce?
Anne Reneflot, Svenn-Erik Mamelund

Children’s postdivorce residence arrangements and parental social contacts
Franciëlla van der Heijden, Anne-Rigt Poortman and Tanja van der Lippe

12h15 Closing remarks