It was hypothesised that the coronavirus crisis may have resulted in a re-traditionalisation of behaviour.
Michaela Kreyenfeld examines this hypothesis by analysing how the time fathers and mothers spent with their children changed over the course of the coronavirus crisis in the case of Germany.
Michaela Kreyenfeld is Professor of Sociology at the Hertie School (Berlin). Her research focuses on family behaviour, life course analysis and social policy. She is very active in policy consulting. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Family Issues of the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. She also member of the Expert Commission for the “Ninth Family Report of the German Government”.
Nicholas Barr is Professor of Public Economics at the LSE European Institute.