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Journal Articles

  • Arránz Becker, O. & Hank, K. (2021). Adult children's estrangement from parents in Germany. Journal of Marriage and Family. [advance online access]
  • Hank, K. (2021). Linked in life and death: A note on the effect of parental death on sibling relations in young and middle adulthood, 42 (11), 2679-2690. Journal of Family Issues. [Link]
  • Johnson, M.D., Hank, K., & Yurkiw, J. (2021). Longitudinal associations between adult relations with intimate partners and siblings. Journal of Marriage and Family, 83 (2), 551-562. [Link]
  • Ellwardt, L., Hank, K., & Mendes de Leon, C.F. (2021). Grandparenthood and risk of mortality: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. Social Science & Medicine, 268, 113371. [Link]
  • Vidal, S., Lersch, P.M., Jacob, M., & Hank, K. (2020). Interdependencies in mothers’ and daughters’ work-family life course trajectories: Similar but different? Demography, 57 (4), 1483-1511. [Link]
  • Steinbach, A., Mahne, K., Klaus, D., & Hank, K. (2020). Stability and change in intergenerational family relations across two decades: Findings from the German Ageing Survey, 1996-2014. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 75 (4), 899-906. [Link]
  • Guertzgen, N. & Hank, K. (2018). Maternity Leave and Mothers' Long-Term Sickness Absence: Evidence from West Germany. Demography, 55 (2), 587-615. [Link]
  • Lersch, P.M., Jacob, M., & Hank, K. (2018). Long-Term Health Consequences of Adverse Labor Market Conditions at Time of Leaving Education: Evidence from West German Panel Data. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 59 (1), 151-168. [Link]
  • Hank, K., Salzburger, V., & Silverstein, M. (2017). Intergenerational transmission of parent-child relationship quality: Evidence from a multi-actor survey. Social Science Research, 67, 129-137. [Link]
  • Lersch, P.M., Jacob, M., & Hank, K. (2017). Parenthood, Gender, and Personal Wealth. European Sociological Review, 33 (3), 410-422. [Link]


  • Hank, K., Schulz-Nieswandt, F., Wagner, M., & Zank, S. (eds.) (2019). Alternsforschung. Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis, Baden-Baden: Nomos. [Link]
  • Hank, K. & Kreyenfeld, M. (eds.) (2015). Social Demography [Supplement to KZfSS], Wiesbaden: Springer VS. [Link]
  • Erlinghagen, M. & Hank, K. (2013). Neue Sozialstrukturanalyse, Paderborn: UTB / Fink. [Link]
  • Börsch-Supan, A., Brandt, M., Hank, K., & Schröder, M. (eds.) (2011). The Individual and the Welfare State - Life Histories in Europe, Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer. [Link]
  • Erlinghagen, M. & Hank, K. (eds.) (2008). Produktives Altern und informelle Arbeit in modernen Gesellschaften, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag. [Link]


  • Brüderl, J., Drobnič, S., Hank, K., Neyer, F.J., Walper, S., et al. (2021). The German Family Panel (pairfam). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5678 Data file Version 12.0.0. [Link]