Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Soziologie der Sozialpolitik



Nutz, Theresa, Nelles, Anika & Lersch, Philipp M. (Forthcoming): Who Opts Out? The Customisation of Marriage in the German Matrimonial Property Regime. European Journal of Population.


Lersch, Philipp M., Grabka, Markus M., Rüß, Kilian & Schröder, Carsten (2021): Wealth of Children from Single-Parent Families: Low Levels and High Inequality in Germany. Journal of European Social Policy 31 (5). 565–579 doi: 10.1177/09589287211040412 | Replication files

Boertien, Diederik & Lersch, Philipp M. (2021): Gender and Changes in Household Wealth after the Dissolution of Marriage and Cohabitation in Germany. Journal of Marriage and Family 83 (1). 228-242. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12705 | Replication files

Lersch, Philipp M. & Baxter, Janeen (2021): Parental Separation during Childhood and Adult Children’s Wealth. Social Forces 99 (3). 1176-1208. doi: 10.1093/sf/soaa021 | Preprint | Replication files

Schechtl, Manuel (2021). The Taxation of Families: How Gendered (De)Familialization Tax Policies Modify Horizontal Income Inequality. Journal of Social Policy, 1-22. published online. doi:10.1017/S0047279421000404


Ebner, Christian, Kühhirt, Michael & Lersch, Philipp M. (2020): Cohort Changes in the Level and Dispersion of Gender Ideology After German Reunification: Results from a Natural Experiment. European Sociological Review 36 (5). 814-828. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcaa015 | Replication files

Kapelle, Nicole  and Baxter, Janeen (2020): Marital Dissolution and Personal Wealth: Examining Gendered Trends across the Dissolution Process. Journal of Marriage and Family 83 (1). 243-259. doi:10.1111/jomf.12707 | Replication files 

Kapelle, Nicole & Lersch, Philipp M. (2020): The Accumulation of Wealth in Marriage: Over-Time Change and Within-Couple Inequalities. European Sociological Review 36 (4). 580-593. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcaa006  | Replication files | Kurzdossier (PDF)

Lersch, Philipp M., Schulz, Wiebke & Leckie, George (2020): The Variability of Occupational Attainment: How Prestige Trajectories Diversified within Birth Cohorts over the Twentieth Century. American Sociological Review 85 (6). 1084-1116. doi: 10.1177/0003122420966324.

Lutter, Mark, Roex, Karlijn & Tisch, Daria (2020): Anomie or imitation? The Werther effect of celebrity suicides on suicide rates in 34 OECD countries, 1960–2014. Social Science & Medicine, 246. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112755.

Nutz, Theresa & Lersch, Philipp M. (2020): Gendered employment trajectories and individual wealth at older ages in Eastern and Western Germany. Advances in Life Course Research. published online. doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2020.100374 | Replication files

Spallek, Melanie, Haynes, Michele, Baxter, Janeen & Kapelle, Nicole (2020): The value of administrative data for longitudinal social research: a case study investigating income support receipt and relationship separation in Australia. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. doi: 10.1080/13645579.2019.1707984

Tisch, Daria, & Lersch, Philipp M. (2020). Distributive Justice in Marriage: Experimental Evidence on Beliefs about Fair Savings Arrangements. Journal of Marriage and Family. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12694 | Replication files

Tisch, Daria (2020). My Gain or Your Loss? Changes in within-Couple Relative Wealth and Partners’ Life Satisfaction. European Sociological Review. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcaa052 | Replication files

Vidal, Sergi, Lersch, Philipp M., Jacob, Marita, & Hank, Karsten (2020): Interdependencies in mothers’ and daughters’ work-family life course trajectories: Similar but different? Demography 57 (4). 1483-1511. doi: 10.1007/s13524-020-00899-z | Replication files


Bayrakdar, Sait, Coulter, Rory, Lersch, Philipp M. & Vidal, Sergi (2019): Family events, parental background and young adults’ homeownership transitions in Britain and Germany. Housing Studies, 34 (6). 974–996. doi: 10.1080/02673037.2018.1509949.

Lersch, Philipp M. (2019). Fewer Siblings, More Wealth?: Sibship Size and Wealth Attainment. European Journal of Population (published online). doi:10.1007/s10680-018-09512-x | Replication files

Uunk, Wilfred & Lersch, Philipp M. (2019): The effect of regional gender-role attitudes on female employment: A longitudinal test using the BHPS, 1991-2007. European Sociological Review published online. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcz026. | Replication files

Vidal, Sergi, & Lersch, Philipp M. (2019). Changes in gender role attitudes following couples' residential relocations. Demographic Research, 40, 1111–1152. doi:10.4054/DemRes.2019.40.39 | Replication files


Perales, Francisco, Lersch, Philipp M. & Baxter, Janeen (2018): Birth Cohort, Ageing
and Gender Ideology: Lessons from British Panel Data. Social Science Research. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2018.11.003.







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