Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Sociology of Social Policy

Publications

Forthcoming

Breznau, Nate, … Lersch, Philipp M. … [total of 166 authors] (Forthcoming): Observing Many Researchers Using the Same Data and Hypothesis Reveals a Hidden Universe of Uncertainty. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2203150119  Preprint

Lersch, Philipp M. & Groh-Samberg, Olaf (Forthcoming): The Long Reach of Class Origin on Financial Investments and Net Worth. Acta Sociologica. doi: 10.1177/00016993221129792 

Trinh, Nhat An (Forthcoming): The Effect of Social Benefit Reform on Educational Inequality. Journal of Social Policy. doi: 10.1017/S0047279422000848

2022

Kapelle, Nicole, Nutz, Theresa, Tisch, Daria, Schechtl, Manuel, Lersch, Philipp M. & Struffolino, Emanuela (2022): My wealth, (y)our life satisfaction? Sole and joint wealth ownership and life satisfaction in marriage. European Journal of Population 38 (4). 811–834. doi: 10.1007/s10680-022-09630-7  Replication files

Lersch, Philipp M., Struffolino, Emanuela & Vitali, Agnese (2022): Wealth in Couples: Introduction to the Special Issue. European Journal of Population 38 (4). 623–641. doi: 10.1007/s10680-022-09640-5  

Nutz, Theresa, Nelles, Anika & Lersch, Philipp M. (2022): Who Opts Out? The Customisation of Marriage in the German Matrimonial Property Regime. European Journal of Population. doi: 10.1007/s10680-022-09613-8 Replication files

2021

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

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

Nutz, Theresa & Lersch, Philipp M. (2021): Gendered Employment Trajectories and Individual Wealth at Older Ages in Eastern and Western Germany: A Life Course Perspective. Advances in Life Course Research 47. 100374. doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2020.100374  Replication files

Tisch, Daria & Lersch, Philipp M. (2021): Distributive Justice in Marriage: Experimental Evidence on Beliefs about Fair Savings Arrangements. Journal of Marriage and Family 83 (2). 516–533. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12694 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 

Vidal, Sergi; Lersch, Philipp M. (2021): Panel Data in Research on Mobility and Migration. A Review of Recent Advances. Comparative Population Studies 46. doi: 10.12765/CPoS-2021-07  Supplementary materials

2020

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 

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 (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

2019

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

Perales, Francisco, Lersch, Philipp M. & Baxter, Janeen (2019): Birth Cohort, Ageing and Gender Ideology: Lessons from British Panel Data. Social Science Research 79. 85–100. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2018.11.003 

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

2018

Fulda, Barbara Elisabeth & Lersch, Philipp M. (2018): Planning Until Death Do Us Part: Partnership Status and Financial Planning Horizon. Journal of Marriage and Family, 80 (2). 409–425. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12458 Replication files

Lersch, Philipp M. & Dewilde, Caroline (2018): Homeownership, Saving and Financial Wealth: A Comparative and Longitudinal Analysis. Housing Studies 33 (8), 1175–1206. doi: 10.1080/02673037.2018.1424803 Replication files

Lersch, Philipp M., Jacob, Marita & Hank, Karsten (2018): Long-Term Health Consequences of Adverse Labor Market Conditions at Time of Leaving Education: Evidence from West German Panel Data. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 59 (1), 151–168. doi: 10.1177/0022146517749848 Replication files

Lersch, Philipp M. & Kleiner, Sibyl (2018): Coresidential Union Entry and Changes in Commuting Times of Women and Men. Journal of Family Issues 39 (2). 383–405. doi: 10.1177/-0192513X16646146 Replication files