August 06, 2021 | News | 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

The MPIDR at the 2021 ASA Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) takes place from August 6 to 10 in a virtual manner. Several researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) present their work, there.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Regular Session. Gender Dynamics and Fertility Around the World

VAM, Room 30, 11:00am-12:25pm EDT

First class, then culture: accounting for the historically low fertility among domestic workers in Latin America

  • Andres Castro, MPIDR 
  • Edith Yolanda Gutierrez-Vazquez, Universidad de Guadalajara 
  • Tereza Bernardes, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Section on Aging and the Life Course Roundtables. Table 5: Mental and Physical Health in Later Life

VAM, Room 50, 4:15-5:40pm EDT

Immigration Background and the Widowhood Effect on Mortality

  • Jennifer Caputo, University of Chicago
  • Peng Li, MPIDR
  • Mine Kühn, MPIDR
  • Henrik Brønnum-Hansen, Section for Social Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
  • Anna Oksuzyan, MPIDR

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Family Section. Families and COVID-19

VAM, Room 12, 2:30-3:55pm EDT

Gendering the Pandemic: Women’s and Men’s Time Use during COVID-19

  • Liana C. Sayer, University of Maryland-College Park
  • Xu Yan, University of Maryland
  • Long Doan, University of Maryland-College Park
  • Robert Gordon Rinderknecht, MPIDR

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The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.