Kalmijn, M., Ivanova, K., van Gaalen, R., de Leeuw, S. G., van Houdt, K., van Spijker, F., & Hornstra, M. (2018). A multi-actor study of adult children and their parents in complex families: Design and content of the OKiN survey. European Sociological Review. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcy016

De Leeuw, S.G., Kalmijn, M., & Van Gaalen, R. (2018) The intergenerational transmission of educational attainment among non-residential fathers and their children. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. doi: 10.1016/j.rssm.2018.03.004

van Houdt, K., Kalmijn, M., & Ivanova, K. (2018). Family complexity and adult children’s obligations: The role of divorce and co-residential history in norms to support parents and stepparents. European Sociological Review. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcy007

Kalmijn, M. (2018). The effects of ageing on intergenerational support exchange: A new look at the hypothesis of flow reversal. European Journal of Population. doi: 10.1007/s10680-018-9472-6

Van den Berg, L., Kalmijn, M., & Leopold, T. (2018). Family structure and leaving home: A mediation analysis. European Journal of Population. doi: 10.1007/s10680-017-9461-1


Ivanova, K. (2017). Division of childcare in two-biological-parent and step-parent households: Importance of parental gender and type of partnership. European Sociological Review, 33, 661-674. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcx065

Kalmijn, M. (2017). Family structure and father absence among immigrant children: The role of migration, religion, and inequality. In F. Kalter, J. O. Jonsson, F. van Tubergen, & A. Heath (Eds.), Growing up in diverse Europe: Integration and the lives of minority and majority youth in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden. London: Proceedings of the British Academy.

van Spijker, F., van der Houwen, K., & van Gaalen, R. (2017). Invloed ouderlijk opleidingsniveau reikt tot ver in het voortgezet onderwijs. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, (4749).

van Gaalen, R. (2017). Over koplopers, waterdragers en bezemwagens: Onderzoek naar de maakbaarheid van de levensloop met registerdata. (Oratiereeks; No. 577). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam.

Kalmijn, M. (2017). Family structure and the well-being of immigrant children in four European countries. International Migration Review51, 927–963. doi: 10.1111/imre.12262

Kalmijn, M. (2017). The ambiguous link between marriage and health: A dynamic reanalysis of loss and gain effects. Social Forces, 95, 1607-1636. doi: 10.1093/sf/sox015


Bol, T. & Kalmijn, M. (2016). Grandparents’ resources and grandchildren’s schooling: Does grandparental involvement moderate the grandparent effect? Social Science Research, 55, 155 – 170. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2015.09.011

Fischer, M. M., Kalmijn, M., & Steinmetz, S. (2016). Does tolerance matter? A comparative study of same-sex and mixed-sex unions’ well-being in nine European countries. European Societies, 18, 514 – 534. doi: 10.1080/14616696.2016.1207793

Kalmijn, M. (2016). Children’s divorce and parent-child contact: A within-family analysis of elderly European parents. Journals of Gerontology Series B Psychological and Social Sciences, 71, 332 – 343. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbu141

Kalmijn, M. (2016). Father-child contact, interparental conflict, and depressive symptoms among children of divorced parents. European Sociological Review, 32, 68 – 80. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcv095

Kalmijn, M. & Van de Werfhorst, H. G. (2016). Sibship size and gendered resource dilution in different societal contexts. PLoS ONE, 11, p. e0160953.

Leopold, T., & Kalmijn, M. (2016). Is divorce more painful when couples have children? Evidence from long-term panel data on multiple domains of well-being. Demography, 53, 1717 – 1742. doi: 10.1007/s13524-016-0518-2

Earlier publications related to the project

Ivanova, K. (2015). Relationship satisfaction of the previously married: The significance of relationship specific costs and rewards in first and repartnering unions. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33, 559 – 580.

Kalmijn, M. (2015). Father-child relations after divorce in four European countries: Patterns and determinants. Comparative Population Studies, 40, 251-276.

Kalmijn, M. (2015). Family disruption and intergenerational reproduction: Comparing the influences of married parents, divorced parents, and stepparents. Demography, 52, 811 – 833.

Kalmijn, M. (2013). Adult children’s relationships with married parents, divorced parents and stepparents: Biology, marriage or residence? Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 1181 – 1193.

Ivanova, K., Kalmijn, M., & Uunk, W. (2013). Fertility after repartnering in the Netherlands: Parenthood or commitment? Advances in Life Course Research, 21, 101 – 112.

Kalmijn, M. (2013). Long-term effects of divorce on parent-child relationships: Within-family comparisons of fathers and mothers. European Sociological Review, 29, 888 – 898.

van Poppel, F., Schenk, N. & van Gaalen, R. (2013). Demographic transitions and changes in the living arrangements of children: The Netherlands 1850-2010. Population Research and Policy Research, 32, 243 – 260.

van Gaalen, R. & van Poppel, F. (2009). Long-term changes in the living arrangements of children in the Netherlands. Journal of Family Issues, 30, 653 – 669.

Kalmijn, M. (2007). Gender differences in the effects of divorce, widowhood and remarriage on intergenerational support: Does marriage protect fathers? Social Forces, 85, 1079 – 1104.