Fathers in companies

Forschungsbericht 52

Using an online factorial survey, over 400 managers in Austria were asked to evaluate the parental leave and part-time work wishes of fictitious male employees. The results show a high potential for measures to support fathers and great openness towards the concerns of male employees. Starting points for realising this potential were identified.

Forschungsbericht 52

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Division of Household Tasks in Same-Sex Relationships

Working Paper 102

The study attempts to analyse why not only male-female couples, but also same-sex couples, do not share equally the "typically female" household chores, such as laundry, but often only one person is responsible for them. International data from the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) was analysed. Just as with heterosexual couples, children, income, education and length of cohabitation play a role - but at a statistically insignificant level.

Working Paper 102 (PDF)

Partnership Stability in Times of Multiple Crises

Working Paper 101

Partnerships appear to have become more volatile over the last few decades. This study shows the extent of the main factors influencing the individual tendency to break up, as identified by the recent survey wave of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) in Austria.

Working Paper 101 (PDF)

Academics: Partnership, Desire for Children and Realisation

Working Paper 100

In Austria, people with an academic qualification have significantly fewer children than people with a lower level of formal education. When investigating the underlying causes, it becomes clear that there is a fundamental desire to have children, but that its realisation is considered rather unrealistic in medium term. Using multivariate regression models the contentment with the current partnership can be demonstrated as well as a negative influence of temporary employment on the subjective probability of realisation.

Working Paper 100 (PDF)

New Paths in Parent Education

Forschungsbericht 51

The aim of this study was to record the rich experience that has been gathered in recent years in parent education in regard of digital programmes, concepts and methods in a structured manner and to derive recommendations for the future practical integration of digital possibilities and access routes in parent education.

Forschungsbericht 51 (PDF)

Living Apart Together

Working Paper 99

The study analyses the relationships of couples who do not live together in the same household. It shows how satisfied the participants are with the relationship, why they are currently living separately, how often they meet and what their future family and partnership plans are.

Working Paper 99

Focus on Youth 2024

Fokus Jugend 2024

For those working in the fields of youth policy and youth work, the publication "Focus on Youth" offers thorougly prepared figures that present the situation of youth in Austria and make trends visible. Youth relevant key data on population statistics, migration, education and training, internet use, the world of work as well as health and living conditions are summarised in this booklet.

Fokus Jugend 2024

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