All posts by: melinda.mills@nuffield.ox.ac.uk

By Melinda Mills @melindacmills As the love of Valentine’s Day wanes, we turn back to our lives, which as of late have been dominated by politicians. Love and politics are closer together than you think . I am referring to...
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Population Europe Webinar The Role of Genes in Fertility with Population Europe Expert Prof Melinda Mills, University of Oxford Wednesday, 14 October 2015 14:00 – 15:00 Brussels time (Central European Summer Time) Register Now: http://bit.ly/1G26gdl (The necessary log-in data will be...
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An interview with experts Melinda Mills and Maria Letizia Tanturri, co-leaders of work package 4, FamiliesAndSocieties Original Post by Population Europe: http://www.population-europe.eu/Library/Statement.aspx?id=0,6534,1 Who is considered a childless person in your research? A childless person is defined as an individual having no...
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Relationship Preferences Among Gay and Lesbian Online Daters: Individual and Contextual Influences From Population Europe. Several studies have examined attractiveness standards and aspects of romantic relationships of gay men and lesbians. However, despite the growing popularity of digital dating markets...
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Posted on June 4, 2015 by Felix C. Tropf and Melinda C. Mills Original Blog on: http://www.openpop.org/?author=62 To what extent do genes determine when you have your first child and the total number of children that you have? Until now, social science research...
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The reproductive context of cohabitation in comparative perspective: Contraceptive use in the United States, Spain and France From Population Europe.  Exploring the differences in the use of contraceptives between cohabiting and married couples is a good measure for possible differences...
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Racial Preferences in Online Dating across European Countries From Population Europe.  Online dating is one of the fastest growing ways in which individuals in many countries meet a partner. Therefore, it can serve as an immediate gauge of wider race...
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Non-Standard Work Schedules and Childbearing in the Netherlands: A Mixed-Method Couple Analysis From Population Europe The increasing labour force participation of women is considered one of the most significant social changes of the past decades and has had a profound...
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Receiving Instrumental Support in Late Parent-Child Relationships and Parental Depression From Population Europe. Depression is a major public health problem and the most frequent cause of emotional suffering in later life, which significantly decreases the quality of life of older...
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