Digital and Computational Demography

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Intergenerational Transfers of Informal Care Time by Gender and Age

Emilio Zagheni; in Collaboration with Denys Dukhovnov (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

In this project, we measure the flows of non-monetary resources (informal care time) between generations, using representative cross-sectional national surveys and panel data. We aim to estimate the differences in care-time production and consumption in various population subgroups.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Economics, Employment, Retirement, Intergenerational Relationships, Life Course

Region keywords:

USA, World


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.