Block 2: 11:00-12:30 Parallel sessions

Block 2: 11:00-12:30


7 A special time? The baby boom period

Willem Van Croy Room in Convent van Chièvres building

Chair and discussant: David Reher

A reversal of the socio-economic gradient of nuptiality during the mid-20th century baby boom:  empirical evidence from Northern Sweden using event history analysis

Glenn Sandström

Changing patterns of educational assortative mating and marriage timing during the baby boom: a cohort analysis from Belgium

Eli Nomes and Jan Van Bavel

The mechanics of the baby boom: a microsimulation approach to assessing the role of nuptiality fertility, and mortality changes

Patrick Sabourin, Samuel Vézina, Danielle Gauvreau and Benoît Laplante

The baby boom in Western countries

Jesús J. Sánchez-Barricarte


8 Seasonality and demographic behavioural change

Lemaire Room in Infirmerie building

Chair and discussant: Theo Engelen

The seasonality of marriage: its interplay between cultural, economic and social factors from 1600 to 1799. A comparison between urban and rural areas in West Flanders, Belgium

Alessia Ruggeri

Secularization, individualization and the seasonality of births in Antwerp, Flanders, in the second half of the 19th century

Hideko Matsuo and Koen Matthijs

Seasonality of births and climatic factors in Italy, a long-run analysis (1863-2014)

Gabriele Ruiu and Marco Breschi


10 Demography and health from the perspective of prison records

Bisschopskamer in Infirmerie building

Chair and discussant: Anne Winter

Recidivism in anthropometric prison data. Problems and possibilities

Ewout Depauw

The demography of the convicted: placing the Australian police gazettes in wider societal context

Kris Inwood and Hamish Maxwell-Stewart


11 Isolated populations in historical perspective

H. Geesttafel Room in Infirmerie building

Chair and discussant: Stefan Öberg

A German-speaking community in a Northern Italian valley between the 18th and 19th century

Rosella Rettaroli, Lorenzo Del Panta and Francesco Scalone

Colonization, ethnic drift and demographic regimes. Sami and Swedes in 19th century Swedish Sápmi

Per Axelsson and Glenn Sandström

The “Lorenesi” colonies in Maremma: the failed attempt of repopulating a malarial zone in 18th century Tuscany

Francesco Scalone  and Lorenzo Del Panta

The population of Giglio island (Tuscan archipelago), 17th-19th centuries

Marco Breschi, Alessio Fornasin and Matteo Manfredini


12 Analyses of the intergenerational transfers in infant mortality on databases using the Intermediate Data Structure (1)

Sint Barbara Room in Convent van Chièvres building

Chair and discussant: George Alter & Anders Brändström

Clustering and intergenerational transfers of infant mortality in 19th century northern Sweden

Sören Edvinsson, Göran Broström and Elisabeth Engberg

Intergenerational transfers in infant mortality in southern Sweden, 1766-1968

Luciana Quaranta

Like mother, like daughter: intergenerational transmission of mortality clustering in Zeeland 1812-1912

Ingrid K. van Dijk and Kees Mandemakers