Understanding Family Demographic Processes and In-Work Poverty in Europe

With Zachary van Winkle (University of Oxford), Christiaan Monden (University of Oxford), Johannes Giesecke (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin).

This project analyses the role of family demographic processes (leaving parental home, marriage, divorce, and parenthood) for the probability of being working poor and how it changes over the life course.

Publications in progress:

  • Struffolino E., Van Winkle Z., Polizzi A. (2020), Family-demographic processes and in-work poverty: A systematic review, SocArXiv, 4 Aug. 2020. Web.

  • Struffolino E., Van Winkle Z., Family formation and union dissolution and in-work poverty: Gender differences across the life course in comparative perspective.

  • Van Winkle Z., Struffolino E., Parity and in-work poverty across the life course in comparative perspective.

Organization of the workshop “Family demography, changing labour markets, and in-work poverty”, at Univesity of Oxford, May 14-15 - 2020 (cancelled due to COVID19).

Media coverage:

Interview for Humboldt-Universität Zeitung. “Arm trotz Arbeit [Working and yet poor]“, Jan 2020, Vol. 2, 2019-2020, p.10.

The project is funded by the Oxford/Berlin Research Partnership - 2018.