What Happened to Nordic Fertility?

02.02.2021 14:00 - 03.02.2021 18:00


The webinar will be organised via Zoom. The link will be sent to registered participants before the beginning of the webinar.

All times are in Finnish time (EET, UTC+2).

Tuesday 2.2.2021

Chair: Emma Terämä, Chief Specialist, Ministry of Finance, Finland

14:00 Opening and welcome
Emma Terämä & Marika Jalovaara

14:15 Nordic fertility declines in context: Continuities or conundrums?
Gunnar Andersson, Stockholm University

15:00 Nordic family policies and fertility
Gerda Neyer, Stockholm University

15:45 Break

16:15 Fertility forecasts in the Nordic countries
Mikko Myrskylä, University of Helsinki and MPIDR

17:00 Economic development, women’s education, and their fertility – a study across and within European countries
Jessica Nisén, University of Turku

17:45 What happened to educational differences in cohort fertility in Finland and Sweden? The narrative of dual polarization.
Marika Jalovaara, University of Turku

18:30 Closing of day 1


Wednesday 3.2.2021

Chair: Emma Terämä, Chief Specialist, Ministry of Finance, Finland

14:00 Beyond the economic gaze: Childbearing during and after Recessions in the Nordic Countries
Chiara Comolli, University of Lausanne

14:45 The impact of economic uncertainty on fertility intentions in Norway
Trude Lappegård and Axel Peter Kristensen, University of Oslo

15:30 Break

16:00 Partnerships and fertility: Trends and conjectures
Linus Andersson, University of Turku

16:45 Changing partnership and fertility dynamics in Finland: A cohort approach
Leen Rahnu, University of Turku

17:30 Closing – conclusion

18:00 End of day 2



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