11th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland

The conference is supposed to take place on June 10, 2021. On May 20, 2021 we will reassess the situation and then decide if the conference can take place and in what form (on site at the University of Lausanne or online on zoom).

This edition will include thematic sessions that cover a wide variety of topics, such as health and well-being, education and labour market, families, migration, or politics and attitudes. We also welcome a special session organized by TREE as well as by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office. You can find the preliminary program below.

The fees below apply if the conference can be held at the University of Lausanne. We will request payment of the conference fees once we can say with certainty that this is the case. This decision will be taken on May 20, 2021:

  • Presenter or regular participant: CHF 50
  • Bachelor or Master student: CHF 20
  • Chair or invited: CHF 0
  • Aperitif at Géopolis: CHF 10

VAT included for all prices.

Provisional scientific programme

09:00-9:30 Welcome coffee and registration (Géopolis, 2nd floor)
9:30-11:15 Education and labour I (Daniel Oesch, University of Lausanne)

Workshop 1A (room 2207)

Anna Bracci, Emiliano Soldini, Angela Lisi, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland «The mental health of workers: the role of job quality and physical activity»

Isabelle Kalkusch, Alex Neuhauser, Patsawee Rodcharoen, Simone Schaub, Andrea Lanfranchi, Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik / Erich Ramseier, Pädagogische Hochschule Bern «ZEPPELIN Longitudinal Study – Early Childhood Intervention (1. Follow-up 5-8)»

Richard Nennstiel, University of Bern
«Do more demanding lower secondary school certificates for minority students pay off? A comparison of VET access between Germany and German-speaking Switzerland»

Leonhard Unterlerchner, Andrés Gomensoro, University of Geneva / Matthias Studer, University of Bern
«Labor market integration: the effects of social background and educational trajectories. A quantitative analysis in Switzer- land using the TREE Dataset»

9:30-11:15 Families (Laura Bernardi, University of Lausanne)

Workshop 1B (room 2208)

Sandrine Morel, University of Lausanne
«Family Diversity: Updating Household Typology in the SHP»

Stephanie Steinmetz, Leen Vandecasteele / Florence Lebert, Marieke Voorpostel, Oliver Lipps, University of Lausanne / FORS «The gendered consequences of the COVID-19 lockdown on the compatibility of family and work in Switzerland»

Marieke Heers, Valérie-Anne Ryser, FORS
«Parents’ gender attitudes as determinants of the choice for early childhood education arrangements in Switzerland»

Jörg Stolz, Oliver Lipps / David Voas, University of Lausanne / FORS / University College London «Why is religious transmission failing in western societies? Evidence from three panel studies»

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break (Cafeteria Géopolis)
11:15-12:30 Extending TREE to a multi-cohort panel survey: analysis potential and first results from the 2nd cohort (Sandra Hupka-Brunner, University of Bern)

Workshop 2A (room 2207)

Thomas Meyer, University of Bern
«A study on school-to-work transitions turns into a multi-cohort life course survey»

Ben Jann, University of Bern
«Why do women so rarely become STEM professionals? On the significance of the difference between mathematics skills and self-concept»

Andrés Gomensoro, Chantal Kamm / Marieke Heers, University of Bern / FORS
«Exploring and exploiting TREE’2 mixed-methods potential: The example of PICE (Parental Investment in Children’s Educa- tion)»

11:15-12:30 Health and well-being I (Egidio Riva, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

Workshop 2B (room 2208)

Caroline Debnar, Valérie Carrard, Claudio Peter / Davide Morselli, Claudio Peter / Gisela Michel / Nicole Bachmann, Swiss Paraplegic Research / Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES, University of Lausanne / University of Lucerne / University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
«Longitudinal Interplay Between Social Support and Psychological Distress in Chronic Physical Health Conditions»

Sarah Vilpert, Jürgen Maurer / Valérie-Anne Ryser, Carmen Borrat-Besson / Ralf J. Jox, Gian Domenico Borasio / Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne / FORS / University Hospital and University of Lausanne
«Determinants of attitude and behaviour change towards advance directives in older adults in Switzerland»

Clément Meier / Sarah Vilpert, Jürgen Maurer / Carmen Borrat-Besson, University of Lausanne / FORS «Health literacy among older adults in Switzerland»

Alessandra Passaretti, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca «Does cultural participation improve subjective well-being?»

13:30-15:15 Education and labour II (Daniel Oesch, University of Lausanne)

Workshop 3A (room 2207)

Jacques-Antoine Gauthier, Olivier Moeschler, University of Lausanne «The time of cultural practices»

Thierry Murier, Office Fédéral de la Statistique
«Analysis based on the longitudinal dimension of the Swiss labour force survey»

Sara Möser, University of Bern
«Social selectivity on the (vocational) path to higher education»

13:30-15:15 Health and well-being II (Egidio Riva, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

Workshop 3B (room 2208)

Dean Lillard / Markus Grabka / Rafael Lalive, Ohio State University / DIW / University of Lausanne
«Estimating economic and social effects of COVID-induced mitigation policies in Germany, Switzerland, and the UK: a prelimi- nary analysis of longitudinal data»

Hannah S. Klaas / Ursina Kuhn, Marieke Voorpostel, Valérie-Anne Ryser, Nora Dasoki, Robin Tillmann, Jan-Erik Refle, FORS, NCCR LIVES / FORS
«Evolution of perceived stress in Switzerland – the influence of life conditions and the Covid-19 crisis»

Stella Martin, University of Münster
«Employment in the face of symptoms of mental illness»

Wernli Boris / Caroline Henchoz, Tristan Coste, FORS, Université de Lausanne / Université de Fribourg
«Well-being and indebtedness: does the financial organization of households have a role to play in the construction of emo- tions?»

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break (Géopolis, 2nd floor)
15:45-17:30 The use of data linkage to study transitions into the labour market (Jacques Babel, OFS)

Workshop 4A (room 2207)

Jacques Babel, FSO
«Constructing a new income from employment on the basis of data linkages »

Francesco Laganà, FSO
«Professional mobility within five years after obtaining a VET certificate»

Julie Falcon, FSO
«Studying the timing of the arrival of foreign students with register data linkages»

15:45-17:30 Politics, attitudes, and migration (Lionel Marquis, Uiversity of Lausanne)

Workshop 4B (room 2208)

Eduardo Guichard, Claudio Bolzman, Milena Chimienti, / Jean-Marie Le Goff, LIVES Swiss centre of expertise in life course research, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, HES-SO, HETS Geneva / University of Lausanne «Attrition patterns by sociodemographic characteristics and social involvement of young children of migrants and Swiss citizens in the LIVES COHORT longitudinal survey»

Alexandra Bagaïni, Yun Rui Liu, Madlaina Kapoor, Gayoung Son, Rui Mata, University of Basel «The Temporal Stability of Risk Preference: A Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Studies»

Elif Naz Kayran / Anna-Lena Nadler, Leiden University / University of Geneva
«Inclusive Electoral Institutions and Political Efficacy of Immigrants in Diverse Democracies»

André Walter, University of St. Gallen
«Do Voters Back «the Race to the Bottom»? How Tax Competition Undermines Support for Redistribution»


17:30-18:30 Aperitif at Géopolis

Consult the scientific programme in pdf format.

Contact: Dr Gian-Andrea Monsch: gianandrea.monsch@fors.unil.ch