11th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland

The conference takes place online on Zoom. Participation is free, yet registration is required. The registration has now closed.

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.

Scientific programme

09:20-9:30 Zoom A: Welcome and organization
9:30-11:15 Zoom A: Education and labour I (Daniel Oesch, University of Lausanne)

Workshop 1A

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 Switzerland using the TREE Dataset»

9:30-11:15 Zoom B: Families (Marieke Voorpostel, FORS)

Workshop 1B

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»

11:15-12:30 Zoom A: 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

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 Education)»

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

Workshop 2B

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»

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:15 Zoom A: Education and labour II (Daniel Oesch, University of Lausanne)

Workshop 3A

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 Zoom B: Health and well-being II (Egidio Riva, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

Workshop 3B

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»

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

15:15-15:45 Break
15:45-17:30 Zoom A: The use of data linkage to study transitions into the labour market (Jacques Babel, OFS)

Workshop 4A

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 Zoom B: Politics, attitudes, and migration (Lionel Marquis, University of Lausanne)

Workshop 4B

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»


17:30-18:00 Zoom A: Informal exchanges with members of the SHP team

Consult all the abstracts and the scientific programme in pdf format.

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