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Prof. Dr. Karsten Hank

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Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
Amalienstrasse 33, 80799 Muenchen
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Publications have only been fully recorded in the database since 2003. Older publications that may have been published are included in the download PDF on this page.

Publications

Journal Article

Brandt, Martina; Hank, Karsten (2014): "Scars that will not disappear: Long-term associations between early- and later-life unemployment under different welfare regimes". In: Journal of Social Policy, forthcoming.
Hank, Karsten; Brandt, Martina (2014): "Health, Families, and Work in Later Life: A Review of Current Research and Perspectives". In: Analyse und Kritik, Lucius & Lucius.
Hank, Karsten; Deindl, Christian; Brandt, Martina (2013): "Changes in Older Europeans' Health Across Two Waves of SHARE: Life-course and Societal Determinants". In: Journal of Population Ageing, 6, pp. 85 - 97.
Hank, Karsten; Korbmacher, Julie (2013): "Parenthood and retirement: gender, cohort, and welfare regime differences". In: European Societies, 15, pp. 446 - 461.
Brandt, Martina; Deindl, Christian; Hank, Karsten (2012): "Tracing the Origins of Successful Aging: The Role of Childhood Conditions and Societal Context". In: Social Science and Medicine, 74, pp. 1418 - 1425.
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel (2010): "Volunteering in Old Europe - Patterns, Potentials, Limitations". In: Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29 (1), pp. 3 - 20.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik (2010): "The Last Year of Life in Europe: Regional variations in functional status and sources of support". In: Ageing & Society, 30/6, pp. 1041 - 1054.
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel (2010): "Dynamics of Volunteering in Older Europeans". In: The Gerontologist, 50 (2), pp. 170 - 178.
Kohli, Martin; Hank, Karsten; Künemund, Harald (2009): "The Social Connectedness of Older Europeans: Patterns, Dynamics and Contexts". In: Journal of European Social Policy, 19 (4), pp. 327 - 340.
Hank, Karsten; Buber, Isabella (2009): "Grandparents Caring for Their Grandchildren: Findings from the 2004 Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe". In: Journal of Family Issues, 30 (1), pp. 53 - 73.
Hank, Karsten (2009): "Generationenbeziehungen im alternden Europa: Analysepotenziale und Befunde des Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe". In: Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, 21 (1), pp. 86 - 97.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schaan, Barbara (2009): "Die Erhebung biometrischer Daten im Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Befunde und Perspektiven". In: Methoden - Daten - Analysen, 3 (1), pp. 97 - 108.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schupp, Jürgen; Wagner, Gert G. (2009): "Isometrische Greifkraft und sozialgerontologische Forschung: Ergebnisse und Analysepotentiale des SHARE und SOEP". In: Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 42, pp. 117 - 126.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis (2009): "Introduction: Empirical Research on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe". In: Journal of European Social Policy, 19, pp. 293 - 300.
Jürges, Hendrik; Hank, Karsten (2008): "Bildung als soziale Determinante gesundheitlicher Ungleichheit im Alter". In: Public Health Forum, 16 (2), pp. 23 - 24.
Hank, Karsten; Schaan, Barbara (2008): "Cross-National Variations in the Correlation between Frequency of Prayer and Health among Older Europeans". In: Research on Aging, 30 (1), pp. 34 - 56.
Hank, Karsten; Stuck, Stephanie (2008): "Volunteer Work, Informal Help, and Care among the 50+ in Europe: Further Evidence for 'Linked' Productive Activities at Older Ages". In: Social Science Research, 37 (4), pp. 1280 - 1291.
Hank, Karsten (2007): "Proximity and contacts between older parents and their children: A European comparison". In: Journal of Marriage and Family, 69 (1), pp. 157 - 173.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik (2007): "Gender and the Division of Household Labor: A European Perspective". In: Journal of Family Issues, 28 (3), pp. 399 - 421.
Andersson, Gunnar; Hank, Karsten; Vikat, Andres (2007): "Understanding Parental Gender Preferences in Advanced Societies: Lessons from Sweden and Finland". In: Demographic Research, 17 (6), pp. 135 - 156.
Hank, Karsten (2007): "Parental Gender Preferences and Reproductive Behaviour: A Review of the Recent Literature". In: Journal of Biosocial Science, 39 (5), pp. 759 - 767.
Erlinghagen, Marcel; Hank, Karsten (2006): "The Participation of Older Europeans in Volunteer Work". In: Ageing & Society, 26 (4), pp. 567 - 584.
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel; Lemke, Anja (2006): "Ehrenamtliches Engagement in Europa: Eine vergleichende Untersuchung am Beispiel von Senioren". In: Sozialer Fortschritt, 1/2006, pp. 6 - 12.
Andersson, Gunnar; Hank, Karsten; Rønsen, Marit; Vikat, Andres (2006): "Gendering the Family Composition: Sex Preferences for Children and Childbearing Behavior in the Nordic Countries". In: Demography, 43 (2), pp. 255 - 267.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "A New Comprehensive and International View on Ageing: Introducing the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe". In: European Journal of Ageing, 2(4), pp. 245 - 253.
Hank, Karsten (2004): "Effects of Early Life Family Events on Women?s Late Life Labour Market Behaviour: An Analysis of the Relationship between Childbearing and Retirement in Western Germany". In: European Sociological Review, 20 (3), pp. 189 - 198.
Hank, Karsten; Kreyenfeld, Michaela; Spieß, C. Katharina (2004): "Kinderbetreuung und Fertilität in Deutschland". In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 33 (3), pp. 228 - 244.
Hank, Karsten (2004): "Wo Mann sich traut - Heiratsentscheidungen westdeutscher Männer im räumlichen Kontext". In: Soziale Welt, 55 (3), pp. 307 - 316.
Andersson, Gunnar; Duvander, Ann-Zofie; Hank, Karsten (2004): "Do child care characteristics influence continued child bearing in Sweden? An investigation of the quantity, quality, and price dimension". In: Journal of European Social Policy, 14 (4), pp. 407 - 418.
Hank, Karsten; Kreyenfeld, Michaela (2003): "A Multilevel Analysis of Child Care and Women?s Fertility Decisions in Western Germany". In: Journal of Marriage and Family, 65 (3), pp. 584 - 596.
Hank, Karsten (2003): "The Differential Influence of Women's Residential District on the Risk of Entering First Marriage and Motherhood in Western Germany". In: Population and Environment, 25 (1), pp. 3 - 21.
Hank, Karsten (2003): "Eine Mehrebenenanalyse regionaler Einflüsse auf die Familiengründung westdeutscher Frauen in den Jahren 1984 bis 1999". In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 55 (1), pp. 79 - 98.
Hank, Karsten; Kohler, Hans-Peter (2003): "Sex Preferences for Children Revisited: New Evidence from Germany". In: Population_E, 58 (1), pp. 133 - 144.
Hank, Karsten; Kohler, Hans-Peter (2003): "Les préférences relatives au sexe des enfants: de nouvelles données allemandes". In: Population_F, 58 (1), pp. 139 - 150.
Hank, Karsten (2002): "Zur Struktur und Kontinuität regionaler Fertilitätsunterschiede in Westdeutschland nach der Wiedervereinigung". In: Zeitschrift für Bevölkerungswissenschaft, 27 (3), pp. 313 - 326.
Hank, Karsten (2002): "The Geographic Context of Male Nuptiality in Western Germany During the 1980s and 1990s". In: Demographic Research, 7 (15), pp. 523 - 536.
Hank, Karsten (2002): "Regional Social Contexts and Individual Fertility Decisions: A Multilevel Analysis of First and Second Births in Western Germany". In: European Journal of Population, 18 (3), pp. 281 - 299.
Hank, Karsten (2001): "Changes in Swedish Women's Individual Activity Status and the Subsequent Risk of Giving Birth in the 1980s and 1990s: An Extension of Studies by Gunnar Andersson and Britta Hoem". In: Demographic Research, 4 (4), pp. 125 - 132.
Hank, Karsten (2001): "Regional Fertility Differences in Western Germany: An Overview of the Literature and Recent Descriptive Findings". In: International Journal of Population Geography, 7 (4), pp. 243 - 257.
Hank, Karsten; Tillmann, Katja; Wagner, Gert G. (2001): "Außerhäusliche Kinderbetreuung in Ostdeutschland vor und nach der Wiedervereinigung. Ein Vergleich mit Westdeutschland in den Jahren 1990 ? 1999". In: Zeitschrift für Bevölkerungswissenschaft, 26 (1), pp. 55 - 65.
Hank, Karsten (2001): "The Employment of Domestic Help and Women?s Labor Force Participation in Western Germany". In: Schmollers Jahrbuch ? Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 121 (1), pp. 105 - 121.
Hank, Karsten; Kohler, Hans-Peter (2000): "Gender Preferences for Children in Europe: Empirical Results from 17 FFS Countries". In: Demographic Research, 2 (1).
Kreyenfeld, Michaela; Hank, Karsten (2000): "Does the availability of child care influence the employment of mothers? Findings from western Germany". In: Population Research and Policy Review, 19 (4), pp. 317 - 337.
Hank, Karsten (1998): "Die Beschäftigung von Putz- und Haushaltshilfen in Deutschland und ihr Effekt auf das Arbeitsangebot von Frauen". In: Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, 10 (3), pp. 29 - 48.

Edited Book

Börsch-Supan, Axel; Brandt, Martina; Hank, Karsten; Schröder, Mathis (2011) (eds.): The Individual and the Welfare State. Life Histories in Europe. Springer, Heidelberg.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Erlinghagen, Marcel; Hank, Karsten; Wagner, Gert G. (2009) (eds.): Produktivität in alternden Gesellschaften. Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, Stuttgart.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis (2009) (eds.): 50+ in Deutschland und Europa - Ergebnisse des Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Springer.
Tölke, Angelika; Hank, Karsten (2005) (eds.): Männer - Das "vernachlässigte" Geschlecht in der Familienforschung. VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden.

Book Chapter

Börsch-Supan, Axel (2018): "Kann die Rente generationengerecht sein?", In: Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel; Kreyenfeld, Michaela (eds.), Innovation und Wissenstransfer in der empirischen Sozial-und Verhaltensforschung, Campus, Frankfurt, New York, pp. 235-246.
Deindl, Christian; Brandt, Martina; Hank, Karsten (2014): "Generationen in Europa: Theoretische Perspektiven und empirische Befunde", In: Arránz Becker, Oliver (ed.), Familie im Fokus der Wissenschaft, Springer VS.
Deindl, Christian; Hank, Karsten; Brandt, Martina (2013): "Social Networks and Self-rated Health in Later Life", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), Active Ageing and Solidarity Between Generations in Europe. First Results From SHARE after the Economic Crisis, de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 301 - 310.
Hank, Karsten; Korbmacher, Julie (2011): "Reproductive History and Retirement: Gender Differences and Variations Across Welfare States", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), The Individual and the Welfare State. Life Histories in Europe, Springer, Heidelberg.
Brandt, Martina; Hank, Karsten (2011): "Early and Later Life Experiences of Unemployment Under Different Welfare Regimes", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), The Individual and the State. Life Courses in Europe, Springer, Heidelberg.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis (2010): "Longitudinal Data Collection in Continental Europe: Experiences from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe", In: Multinational, Multicultural and Multiregional Survey Methods, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 507 - 514.
Erlinghagen, Marcel; Hank, Karsten (2009): "Ehrenamtliches Engagement und produktives Altern", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), Produktivität in alternden Gesellschaften, Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, Stuttgart, pp. 143 - 157.
Hank, Karsten; Stuck, Stephanie (2009): "Gesellschaftliche Determinanten produktiven Alterns in Europa", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), 50plus in Deutschland und Europa - Ergebnisse des Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, VS Verlag, Wiesbaden, pp. 71 - 93.
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel (2008): "Produktives Altern und informelle Arbeit - Stand der Forschung und Perspektiven", In: Erlinghagen, M.; Hank (ed.), Produktives Altern und informelle Arbeit in modernen Gesellschaften, VS Verlag, Wiesbaden, pp. 9 - 24.
Erlinghagen, Marcel; Hank, Karsten; Lemke, Anja; Stuck, Stephanie (2008): "Informelle Arbeit von Älteren in Deutschland und Europa: Deskriptive Befunde zum Ehrenamt auf der Basis von SOEP und SHARE", In: Rehberg, Karl-Siegbert (ed.), Natur der Gesellschaft, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt / New York, pp. 3423 - 3436.
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel (2008): "Dynamics of Volunteering", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (2004-2007) - Starting the longitudinal dimension, MEA, Mannheim, pp. 337 - 344.
Hank, Karsten; Andersson, Gunnar; Kohler, Hans-Peter (2008): "Sohn oder Tochter, Natur oder Kultur? Geschlechterpräferenzen für Kinder im europäischen Vergleich", In: Rehberg, Karl-Siegbert (ed.), Natur der Gesellschaft, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt / New York, pp. 1671 - 1679.
Hank, Karsten; Stuck, Stephanie (2008): "Ehrenamt, Netzwerkhilfe und Pflege in Europa: Komplementäre oder konkurrierende Dimensionen produktiven Alterns?", In: Erlinghagen, M.; Hank (ed.), Produktives Altern und informelle Arbeit in modernen Gesellschaften, VS Verlag, Wiesbaden, pp. 27 - 50.
Erlinghagen, Marcel; Hank, Karsten; Lemke, Anja; Stuck, Stephanie (2006): "Produktives Potential jenseits der Erwerbsarbeit – Ehrenamtliches Engagement von Älteren in Deutschland und Europa", In: Älter werden - aktiv bleiben: Beschäftigung in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh, pp. 121 - 137.
Hank, Karsten (2006): "Child Care", In: Fitzpatrick, Tony et al. (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Social Policy, Routledge, London.
Andersson, Gunnar; Duvander, Ann-Zofie; Hank, Karsten (2005): "Erwerbsstatus und Familienentwicklung in Schweden aus paarbezogener Perspektive", In: Tölke, A.; Hank (ed.), Männer - Das \'vernachlässigte\' Geschlecht in der Familienforschung, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden, pp. 220 - 234.
Hank, Karsten; Tölke, Angelika (2005): "Das 'vernachlässigte' Geschlecht in der Familienforschung: Untersuchungen zu Partnerschaft und Elternschaft bei Männern", In: Tölke, A.; Hank (ed.), Männer - Das \'vernachlässigte\' Geschlecht in der Familienforschung, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden, pp. 7 - 17.
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel (2005): "Volunteer Work", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - First Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, MEA, Mannheim, pp. 259 - 264.
Hank, Karsten; Andersson, G.; Duvander, A.-Z.; Kreyenfeld, M.; Spieß, C.K. (2004): "Öffentliche Kinderbetreuung und individuelle Fertilitätsentscheidungen in Deutschland und Schweden", In: Stöbel-Richter, Yve; Brähler (ed.), Demographischer und sozialer Wandel, Psychosozial-Verlag, Gießen, pp. 47 - 57.
Hank, Karsten (2003): "Die Familiengründung westdeutscher Frauen im regionalen Kontext", In: Allmendinger, Jutta (ed.), Entstaatlichung und soziale Sicherheit, Leske + Budrich, Opladen.
Hank, Karsten; Kreyenfeld, Michaela (2002): "Modes of Childcare and the Difficult Compatibility of Childrearing and Employment in (Western) Germany", In: Dorbritz, Jürgen; Otto (ed.), Familienpolitik und Familienstrukturen, Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung, Wiesbaden, pp. 95 - 108.

MEA Discussion Paper

03-2013
Hank, Karsten; Brandt, Martina: "Health, Families, and Work in Later Life: A Review of Current Research and Perspectives".
237-2011
Brandt, Martina; Deindl, Christian; Hank, Karsten: "Tracing the Origins of Successful Aging: The Role of Childhood Conditions and Societal Context".
223-2010
Hank, Karsten; Korbmacher, Julie: "Reproductive History and Retirement: Gender Differences and Variations Across Welfare States".
219-2010
Brandt, Martina; Hank, Karsten: "Early and Later Life Experiences of Unemployment under Different Welfare Regimes".
176-2009
Hank, Karsten; Erlinghagen, Marcel: "Perceptions of Job Security in Europe’s Ageing Workforce".
162-2008
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis: "Longitudinal Data Collection in Continental Europe: Experiences from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in (SHARE)".
115-2007
Hank, Karsten; Schaan, Barbara: "Cross-National Variations in the Correlation between Frequency of Prayer and Health among Older Europeans".
075-2005
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik: "New Comprehensive and International View on Ageing: The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe".

Others

Brandt, Martina; Deindl, Christian; Hank, Karsten (2012): "Erfolgreich Altern: Lebensbedingungen in der Kindheit und soziale Ungleichheit haben großen Einfluss.". In: DIW Wochenbericht 7/2012.