Generations and Gender Programme (GGP)

This study is part of the collection NEAR - National E-Infrastructure for Aging Research in Sweden

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Elizabeth Thomson - Stockholm University, Department of Sociology

Description:

The Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) is a Social Science Research Infrastructure that provides micro- and macro-level data which significantly improve the knowledge base for social science. The Infrastructure is run by institutes with strong traditions in academic and policy-related research on population and family change and on survey methodology.

The survey was conducted in two waves. Up till now, 19 countries have conducted at least one wave of data collection, with an average of 9,000 respondents per country. The Generations and Gender Programme is unique in its large coverage of Central and East European countries. Respondents are interviewed every 3 years and changes in the family life are recorded. GGP covers the whole adult life-course, between the age of 18 and 79. The Programme’s main goal is to provide data that can contribute to enhanced understanding of demographic and social developments and of the factors that influence these
developments, with particular attention given to relationships between children and parents (generations) and those between partners (gender). A b

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Elizabeth Thomson - Stockholm University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0212

Purpose:

The GGP aims to improve understanding of demographic and social changes and the factors influencing them. The GGP is particularly important for the study of relationships between children and parents (generations) and between couples (gender).

Description:

The Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) is a Social Science Research Infrastructure that provides micro- and macro-level data which significantly improve the knowledge base for social science. The Infrastructure is run by institutes with strong traditions in academic and policy-related research on population and family change and on survey methodology.

The survey was conducted in two waves. Up till now, 19 countries have conducted at least one wave of data collection, with an average of 9,000 respondents per country. The Generations and Gender Programme is unique in its large coverage of Central and East European countries. Respondents are interviewed every 3 years and changes in the family life are recorded. GGP covers the whole adult life-course, between the age of 18 and 79. The Programme’s main goal is to provide data that can contribute to enhanced understanding of demographic and social developments and of the factors that influence these
developments, with particular attention given to relationships between children and parents (generations) and those between partners (gender). A b

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Time period(s) investigated:

2001 — ongoing

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden, Georgia, Japan, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Estonia, Norway, Bulgaria, Italy, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Romania, Russian Federation, Poland, Australia

Geographic description: Wave 1 was conducted in 19 countries. Wave 2 was conducted in 12 countries.

Lowest geographic unit:

Country

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

People aged 18-79 years residing in one of the 19 countries included in the study

Sampling procedure:

Proportional-to-size sampling with a simple random sampling (SI) within strata. Samples were to be stratified by sex, age and metro/non-metro residence.

Citation requirement:

Generations and Gender Programme (Year). Generations and Gender Contextual Database. Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (distributor).

Publications

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