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Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) - Wave 2

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Generations and Gender Programme (): Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) - Wave 2. DANS. https://doi.org/10.17026/dans-xm6-a262

2019-07-22 Generations and Gender Programme 10.17026/dans-xm6-a262

The Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) is an individual-level survey which aims to improve understanding of family life, such as partnership formation and dissolution, fertility and intergenerational solidarity. The GGS provides detailed information on: household composition, biological and non-biological children, current and previous partnerships, household organisation and task division, parents and parental home, pregnancy and fecundity, health and well-being, individual's and partner's activity status and income, earnings assets and transfers, and value orientations and attitudes. The GGS has as a panel design, collecting information on the same persons at three-year intervals. Data processing included central harmonization of the national datasets. Data was collected among men and women between the ages of 18 and 80. GGS Wave 2 was fielded in 13 countries (Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation) in the period from 2006 to 2014. Wave 2 has an average of 6,700 respondents per country. Individual-level data access is provided via www.ggp-i.org.

  • Gauthier, A. H., Cabaço, S. L. F., & Emery, T. (2018). Generations and Gender Survey study profile. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 9(4), 456-465. DOI: 10.14301/llcs.v9i4.500