Laboratory

Fertility and Well-Being

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

Project

Costs and Gains of Postponing Parenthood

Conducted by Mikko Myrskylä; Kieron Barclay, Pekka Martikainen; in Collaboration with Martin Kolk (Stockholm University, Sweden), Irma T. Elo (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), Ruben C. Arslan (University of Göttingen, Germany), Alice Goisis (University College London, United Kingdom), Kai Wilführ (Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany), Berkay Özcan (London School of Economics and Political Science, United Arab Emirates)

Advanced maternal and paternal ages are associated with a range of negative offspring outcomes and they may have serious population-level health effects. This project reexamines whether and how childbearing at later ages may affect outcomes for parents and children.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Fertility Development, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology

Publications

Barclay, K. J.; Kolk, M.:
European Journal of Population 35:1, 63–85. (2019)    
Arslan, R. C.; Willführ, K. P.; Frans, E. M.; Verweij, K. J. H.; Bürkner, P.-C.; Myrskylä, M.; Voland, E.; Almqvist, C.; Zietsch, B. P.; Penke, L.:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285:1873, 20180092–20180092. (2018)    
Arslan, R. C.; Willführ, K. P.; Frans, E. M.; Verweij, K. J. H.; Bürkner, P.-C.; Myrskylä, M.; Voland, E.; Almqvist, C.; Zietsch, B. P.; Penke, L.:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285:1884, 20181427–20181427. (2018)    
Goisis, A.; Remes, H.; Barclay, K. J.; Martikainen, P.; Myrskylä, M.:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 72:12, 1104–1109. (2018)    
Goisis, A.; Schneider, D. C.; Myrskylä, M.:
Population Studies 72:3, 381–397. (2018)    
Arslan, R. C.; Willführ, K. P.; Frans, E. M.; Verweij, K. J. H.; Bürkner, P.-C.; Myrskylä, M.; Voland, E.; Almqvist, C.; Zietsch, B. P.; Penke, L.:
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London/B 284:1862, 20171562–20171562. (2017)
Goisis, A.; Özcan, B.; Myrskylä, M.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114:1, 84–88. (2017)
Goisis, A.; Remes, H.; Barclay, K. J.; Martikainen, P.; Myrskylä, M.:
American Journal of Epidemiology 186:11, 1219–1226. (2017)    
Goisis, A.; Schneider, D. C.; Myrskylä, M.:
International Journal of Epidemiology 46:3, 850–859. (2017)
Myrskylä, M.; Barclay, K. J.; Goisis, A.:
Der Gynäkologe 50:10, 767–772. (2017)    
Barclay, K. J.; Keenan, K.; Grundy, E.; Kolk, M.; Myrskylä, M.:
Social Science and Medicine 155, 82–92. (2016)    
Barclay, K. J.; Myrskylä, M.:
SSM-Population Health 2, 68–76. (2016)    
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