News about publications


Danielsbacka, M., Tanskanen, A.O. & Billari, F.C. (2022). Meeting online and family-related outcomes: evidence from three German cohorts, Journal of Family Studies, 28: 4, 1390-1415.

Danielsbacka, M., Tammisalo, K. & Tanskanen, A.O. (2022). Digital and traditional communication with kin: displacement or reinforcement? Journal of Family Studies, 28.

Danielsbacka, Mirkka, Lenka Křenková, and Antti O. Tanskanen (2022). ”Grandparenting, health, and well-being: A systematic literature review.” European Journal of Ageing.

Gietel-Basten S, Rotkirch A, Sobotka T. Changing the perspective on low birth rates: why simplistic solutions won’t work

Helle, S., Tanskanen, A.O., Pettay, J.E. et al. (2022). The interplay of grandparental investment according to the survival status of other grandparent types. Sci Rep 12, 14390.

Helle Samuli., Antti O. Tanskanen, David A. Coall and Mirkka Danielsbacka (2022). Matrilateral bias of grandparental investment in grandchildren persists despite the grandchildren’s adverse early life experiences. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289.

Heydari, S., Huang, Z., Hiraoka, T., Ponce de León Chávez, A., Ala-Nissila, T., Leskelä, L., Kivelä, M. & Saramäki, J. (2022). Estimating inter-regional mobility during disruption: Comparing and combining different data source. Travel Behaviour and Society, 31, 93-105.

Laakasuo, M., Palomäki, J., Kunnari, A., Rauhala, S., Drosinou, M., Halonen, J., Lehtonen, N., Koverola, M., Repo, M., Sundvall, J., Visala, A., & Francis, K. B. (2022). Moral psychology of nursing robots: Exploring the role of robots in dilemmas of patient autonomy. European Journal of Social Psychology, 00, 121.

Marois, G., Rotkirch, A., & Lutz, W. (2022). Future population ageing and productivity in Finland under different education and fertility scenarios. Finnish Yearbook of Population Research, 56, 137–160.

Rickard, I.J., Vullioud, C., Rousset, F. et al. Mothers with higher twinning propensity had lower fertility in pre-industrial Europe. Nat Commun 13, 2886 (2022).

Savelieva K., Jokela M. & Rotkirch A. (2022). Reasons to Postpone Childbearing during Fertility Decline in Finland, Marriage & Family Review, DOI:

Tammisalo K, Rotkirch A. (2022). Effects of information and communication technology on the quality of family relationships: A systematic review. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Tammisalo Kristiina, Mirkka Danielsbacka, E. Andersson and Antti O. Tanskanen (2022). Predictors of Social Media Use in Two Family Generations. Frontiers in Sociology. 6:813765. 

Tanskanen, A.O., Danielsbacka, M., Hämäläinen, H. (2023). Child-Rearing: Gender Roles. In: Shackelford, T.K. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sexual Psychology and Behavior. Springer, Cham.

Tanskanen, A., Hämäläinen, H., Arpino, B., & Danielsbacka, M. (2022). Prosocial activity in later life: Are informal help and care associated with volunteering and charity? Ageing and Society, 1-36.

Tanskanen, Antti O., Mirkka Danielsbacka, and Anna Rotkirch (2021). ”Kin detection cues and sibling relationship quality in adulthood: The role of childhood co-residence duration and maternal perinatal association.” Evolution and Human Behavior42:6, 481–490.

Tanskanen, A.O. & Danielsbacka, M. (Eds.) (2022). Research Topic: Family and Extended Kin. Frontiers in Sociology, 7.

Tanskanen, A.O. & Danielsbacka, M. (2022). Editorial: Family and Extended Kin. Frontiers in Sociology, 7.

Working papers

Helle Samuli, Antti O. Tanskanen, David A. Coall, Gretchen Perry, Martin Daly, Mirkka Danielsbacka (2022). ”Investment by maternal grandmother buffers children against the impacts of adverse early life experiences: A causal analysis based on instrumental variable regression”. INVEST Working Paper. SocArXiv. 59/2022.

Hämäläinen, Hans, Antti O. Tanskanen, and Mirkka Danielsbacka. 2022. “The Profile of “super-helpers”? Findings from the Generational – Transmissions in Finland Survey” INVEST Working Paper 48/2022. SocArXiv.

Kääriäinen Juha, Mirkka Danielsbacka, Antti O. Tanskanen (2022). Attitudes towards filial responsibility between 2001 and 2017 in Europe. INVEST Working Papers, 61/2022.

Mäki, M., Hägglund, A. E., Rotkirch, A., Kulathinal, S., Myrskylä, M. Stable marital histories predict happiness and health across educational groups. MPIDR Working Paper WP-2022-035, 41 pages. Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (December 2022)

Nisén, Jessica, Marika Jalovaara, Anna Rotkirch, and Mika Gissler. 2022. “Fertility Recovery Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic in Finland?.” INVEST Working Paper 50/2022 SocArXiv.

Tanskanen, Antti O., Hans Hämäläinen, and Mirkka Danielsbacka. 2022. Prosocial engagement among older Finns: Are informal help and care associated with volunteering and charity? INVEST Working Paper 45/2022. SocArXiv.

Tuominen, Minna,  Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina, Garcia-Velázquez, Regina, Castaneda, Anu & Kuusio Hannamaria (2022). “Building ties in a new home country: A closer look into the social network characteristics of foreign-born populations”. INVEST Working Paper 49/2022. SocArXiv.