MONDAY September 27


Welcome coffee
10:00-10:55 Introduction    

Gunnar Andersson, Stockholm University
Welcome to workshop on Register-based Demographic research

Ann-Zofie Duvander, Stockholm University & Mats Johansson, Swedish Social-insurance Inspectorate
Swedish social-insurance registers: Possibilities for research

Sven Drefahl, Stockholm University
Family type and mortality in Scandinavia: Evidence from Danish and Swedish register data

11:00-11:45 Denmark

Jørn K. Pedersen, Statistics Denmark
Arrangements for research on Danish register data // Patterns in occupational mortality in Denmark, 1996-2005

Annette Erlangsen, Copenhagen Mental Health Center
Suicide and schizophrenia in older adults in Denmark – a nationwide cohort study

12:00-12:45 Norway

Øystein Kravdal, University of Oslo
Register-based research on mortality in Norway: The role of income variation across the life course

Trude Lappegård, Statistics Norway
Comparative evaluation of register and survey data based on the Norwegian Generations and Gender Survey

Torkild H. Lyngstad, Statistics Norway & Oslo University
Studies on family dynamics and crime: Examples from Norwegian register-based research

Nordforsk grant: Register-based life course studies – Sociological, demographic and economic perspectives

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:55 Finland

Irma Elo, University of Pennsylvania
Early life family and socioeconomic conditions and cause-specific mortality in Finland

Marika Jalovaara, University of Helsinki
Studies on union dissolution in Finland

Pekka Martikainen, University of Helsinki
Seven-year hospital and nursing home care according to age and proximity to death: variations by cause of death and socio-demographic position

15:00-15:45 Iceland/Germany

Ólöf Garðarsdóttir, University of Iceland & Guðjón Hauksson, Statistics Iceland
Demographic register data on Iceland: Possibilities for fertility research

Michaela Kreyenfeld, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research & Tatjana Mika, German Federal Pension Insurance
New projects on fertility and family dynamics based on register data of Germany

16:00-16:45 The Netherlands

Elma Wobma, Statistics Netherlands
Population register and social statistical data in the Netherlands: A study on the role of educational attainment in cohort fertility

Karen Haandrikman, Stockholm University
The geographical dimensions of partner choice in the Netherlands

17:00-17:45 Israel/Andalucia

Liat Raz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Register data as panel data: A multi-level application from Israel

Francisco Viciana, the Institute of Statistics of Andalusia & Diego Ramiro, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid
The longitudinal population register of Andalusia: Some facts and preliminary results

20:00 Workshop dinner
TUESDAY September 28
10:00-10:45 Intergenerational research

Juho Härkönen, Stockholm University (SUNDEM & SUNSTRAT)
Studies on intergenerational effects with register data: Evidence from Finland and Sweden

Martin Kolk, Stockholm University
Multi-generational patterns in Swedish fertility

11:00-11:45 SIMSAM Nodes

Karina Nilsson, Umeå University
Register research in the Umeå SIMSAM node: The combination of national register data with local health registers

Kirk Scott, Lund University
Impacts of events over the life course: Research using mixed register and archival data

Jesper Lagergren, Karolinska Institute
Register-based research in upper gastrointestinal cancer

12:00-12:45 Geographical research

John Östh, Stockholm University and Uppsala University
Spatio-demographic register research: Examples of geographical research based on the PLACE database

Lotta Hedberg, Stockholm University
’Every soul is needed!’ Processes of immigration and demographic consequences in Swedish rural areas

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Statistics Sweden

Martin Verhage, Statistics Sweden
New developments of Swedish population and dwelling registers

Lena Lundkvist & Lotta Persson, Statistics Sweden
The demographic careers of second-generation immigrants in Sweden

15:00-15:55 Family dynamics

Elizabeth Thomson & Helen Eriksson, Stockholm University
Measuring family disruption with Swedish administrative registers

Karin Tesching, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
The impact of previous education on educational change after becoming a mother: Evidence from Sweden

16:00-16:55 Occupational characteristics

Maria Brandén, Stockholm University
Regional mobility in the sex segregated Swedish labor market: The role of occupational characteristics

Sofi Ohlsson, Stockholm University
Type of occupation and the transition to parenthood: Evidence from Sweden