Children and (unequal) sharing of housework between partners in Hungary

Families and households

January 23, 2023

Zsuzsanna Veroszta

Health before and after union dissolution among mothers, fathers and children

Norwegian register data indicate that parents’ mental health deteriorates prior to union dissolution but improves afterwards. In contrast, Øystein Kravdal and Jonathan Wörn note, children seem to experience a continued ... Read more

Labour force participation among older adults in India

India’s economic sector faces a reckoning with its ageing population. Aparajita Chattopadhyay and David E. Bloom‘s analysis, based on the Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI), indicates that health is ... Read more

Late-career employment trajectories and postretirement mortality among Italian retirees

Benedetta Scotti1 examines the relationship between late-career trajectories and post-retirement mortality in Italy. She finds that exposure to employment instability in later working life, an increasingly prevalent phenomenon in many ... Read more

Olympic Games help children grow up healthy

The benefits of the Olympic Games may be numerous and long lasting. Chao Guo highlights the positive role of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in reducing the risks of both ... Read more

Does culture influence the gender division of housework and childcare?

Gender inequality in the division of housework persists. Elisa Brini, Anna Zamberlan and Paolo Barbieri investigate if cultural heritage is resistant to changes in socioeconomic and institutional environment by studying ... Read more

Child survival in India: Hindus now catching up with Muslims

Until recently, child survival in India was lower among Muslims than among Hindus, despite the lower average socio-economic status of the former. Dibyasree Ganguly and Srinivas Goli note that this ... Read more

Did you know?

Births and deaths in China (annually 2012-2021).
The number of births in China is falling even though the one-child policy ended in 2016. China
only recorded 10.6 million births in 2021.
Source: China National Bureau of Statistics.
Chart: Tory Lysik/Axios.

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