Bruno Arpino edits the first N-IUSSP e-book, reporting the main results of an international research project that has just come to an end: “Care, retirement & wellbeing of older people across different welfare regimes” (CREW).
1 – Introduction
2 – Demography of kinship and consequences of kinlessness
2.1 – Rachel Margolis and Ashton M. Verdery• Demographic change and aging without family: a global perspective
2.2 – Rachel Margolis and Laura Wright• Healthy grandparenthood: how long is it, and how has it changed?
2.3 – Malgorzata Mikucka• In Switzerland, fertility does not rhyme with happiness
2.4 – Malgorzata Mikucka• Swiss, elderly, single, and childless. Happy?
2.5 – Nekehia T. Quashie, Bruno Arpino, Radoslaw Antczak and Christine A. Mair• Health at older ages: childless adults not always worse off than parents
3 – Health and wellbeing of older people
3.1 – Damiano Uccheddu, Anne H. Gauthier, Nardi Steverink and Tom Emery • Gender and socioeconomic inequalities
in health after age 50 in Europe
3.2 – Aida Solè Aurò and Mariona Lozano• Socioeconomic differences in life satisfaction and longevity in Spain
3.3 – Francesca Zanasi, Gustavo De Santis and Elena Pirani• The transition to late adulthood: past adversities increase frailty
3.4 – Malgorzata Mikucka • Growing old in a post-communist society. Who gets lonely in Poland and when?
3.5 – Omar Paccagnella • Towards a better identification of older people at risk of depression
4 – Intergenerational transfers and caregiving
4.1 – Hans Hamalainen and Bruno Arpino • Is support between parents and adult children reciprocal?
4.2 – Bruno Arpino and Madelin Gomez-Leon • Stretched to breaking point? Caregiving grandparents and depression
4.3 – Damiano Uccheddu, Tom Emery, Nardi Steverink and Anne H. Gauthier • Gendered health burdens and benefits of starting and ending caregiving
4.4 – Sarah E. Patterson and Rachel Margolis • Caregiving: there’s more than meets the eye
5 – Pension systems and retirement
5.1 – Gustavo De Santis • Clash of the Titans: NDC vs IPAYG (pay-as-you-go pension systems)
5.2 – Ester Rizzi and Kim Younga • Mothers’ dilemma at retirement across welfare regimes
5.3 – Francesca Zanasi and Inge Sieben •Grandmotherhood and retirement in Italy
5.4 – Elena Pirani, Gustavo De Santis and Francesca Zanasi • It all depends on how you do it. Health effects of leaving the labour market