prof.dr. P.A. (Pearl) Dykstra

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Pearl Dykstra is Professor of Empirical Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Deputy Chair of the High Level Group of scientists advising the Cabinet of European Commissioners.

Pearl Dykstra was appointed chair of Empirical Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2009. Previously, she had a chair in Kinship Demography at Utrecht University and was a senior scientist at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) in The Hague. She is director of research of the Department of Public Administration and Sociology at the EUR.

She is an internationally regarded specialist on intergenerational solidarity, aging societies, family change, aging and the life course, and loneliness. Large scale projects for which she has been awarded grants include the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study (NKPS) and the EU 7th Framework programme MULTILINKS.

In 2012 she received an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant for the research project “Families in context”, which focuses on the ways in which policy, economic, and cultural contexts structure intergenerational and gendered dependencies in families.

She is consortium member of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP), which is on the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) National Roadmap for Large-Scale Research Facilities. She became a member of the Board of the Social Sciences and Humanities Division of NWO in 2016. She serves as Scientific Director ODISSEI, the Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economics Innovations.

She is an elected member of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW, 2004) and served as Vice-President from 2011-2016. She was an elected member of the Dutch Social Sciences Council (SWR) from 2006-2016. In 2010 she was elected as fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, and in 2016 as fellow of Academia Europaea. She was appointed to the High Level Group of scientists advising the Cabinet of European Commissioners in 2015, and has been serving as its deputy chair since 2016. 

For more information on her research, please visit the following websites:

  • P.A. Dykstra (2012). Families in alle staten? Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2012). Intergenerational family ties in Europe: Multiple linkages between individuals, families and social contexts. Demographic Research: Special Collection 11
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2011). Personal relationships in late life. London: Sage [Special issue of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships]
  • P.A. Dykstra (2010). Intergenerational family relationships in ageing societies. New York / Geneva: United Nations
  • T. van der Lippe, P.A. Dykstra, G. Kraaykamp & J. Schippers (2007). De maakbaarheid van de levensloop. Assen: Van Gorcum
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, A.E. Komter, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2006). Family solidarity in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Dutch University Press
  • J. Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra, J. Nievers, H. Oppelaar & J. Schippers (2002). Mantelzorg: zorg tussen vraag en aanbod (Nidi-rapporten no 63. issn 09227210). Den Haag: Nidi
  • L.J.G. van Wissen & P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (1999). Population issues: An interdisciplinary focus. New York: Plenum
  • C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. De Jong-Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (1995). Living arrangements and social networks of older adults. Amsterdam: VU University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra & M.S. Fleischmann (2018). Are societies with a high value on the Active Ageing Index more age-integrated? In A. Zaidi, S. Harper, K. Howse, G. Lamura & J. Perek-Bialas (Eds.), Building evidence for active ageing policies: Active Ageing Index and its potential (pp. 19-37). London: Palgrave Macmillan[go to publisher's site]
  • P.A. Dykstra (2016). Aging and social support. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd edition. Online: Blackwell reference online. http://www.sociologyencyclopedia.com/subscriber/tocnode.html?id=g9781405124331_yr2015_chunk_g97814051243317_ss1-33.[go to publisher's site]
  • G.O. Hagestad & P.A. Dykstra (2016). Structuration of the life course: Some neglected aspects. In M.J. Shanahan, J.T. Mortimer & M. Kirkpatrick Johnson (Eds.), Handbook of the life course, second edition (pp. 131-157). New York: Springer
  • P.A. Dykstra (2016). Childless older adults. In S.K. Whitbourne (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adulthood and aging. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell[go to publisher's site]
  • M.S. Münderlein, J.J. Schippers, F. Koster & P.A. Dykstra (2013). De rol van werkgerelateerde factoren en instituties voor de arbeidsparticipatie van ouderen in Europa. In M. Kalmijn, K. Henkes & F. Thomése (Eds.), Wegen rond pensionering: Nieuwe transities en trajecten (Mens en Maatschappij, 88) (pp. 35-60). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • T.M. Cooney & P.A. Dykstra (2013). Theories and their empirical support in the study of intergenerational family relationships in adulthood. In M.A. Fine & F.D. Fincham (Eds.), Handbook of family theories: A content-based approach (pp. 356-378). New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis
  • P.A. Dykstra (2011). Verwantschap, huwelijk en gezin. In P. Schnabel, R. Abma, B. Klandermans, B. Meyer, C. Teulings, J. Thomassen, T. Roes, P. Giesen & M. van Calmthout (Eds.), Wat iedereen moet weten van de sociale wetenschappen: De gammacanon (pp. 138-141). Amsterdam: Meulenhoff
  • R. Keizer, P.A. Dykstra & F.J. van Lenthe (2010). Kindertal en sterfte van de man. Leven papa¿s langer? In L. Bonneux (Ed.), De gezonde levensloop: Een geschenk van vele generaties (Boeknummer Mens en Maatschappij, jaargang 85) (pp. 93-108). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra (2009). Kin relationships. In H.T Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships (pp. 951-954). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • P.A. Dykstra (2009). Childless old age. In P. Uhlenberg (Ed.), Handbook of the demography of population aging (pp. 671-690). Dordrecht: Springer
  • P.A. Dykstra (2009). Informele solidariteit onder babyboomers: Zorgen voor morgen? In G Tielen & B Dortland (Eds.), Solidariteit tussen de generaties onder spanning (pp. 27-35). Haarlem: Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
  • P.A. Dykstra & J.J. Mandemakers (2008). Verschillen tussen ouders en kinderen in de rapportage van steun en contact. In M Kalmijn & M. Wittenberg (Eds.), Multi-actor data in survey onderzoek. Bijdragen aan het DANS symposium van 17 januari 2007 (pp. 47-68). Amsterdam: Aksant
  • T. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (2008). Differences in older adults' loneliness and depression across Europe. In P.A. Dykstra (Ed.), Ageing, intergenerational solidarity and age-specific vulnerabilities (NIDI report no. 77) (pp. 141-153). Amsterdam: KNAW Press
  • P.A. Dykstra (2007). Aging and social support. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology (pp. 88-93). Oxford: Blackwell
  • P.A. Dykstra & T. Fokkema (2007). Persoonlijke zorgnormen: Bereidheid te geven én te ontvangen. In A. de Boer (Ed.), Toekomstverkenning informele zorg (pp. 122-142). Den Haag: Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau
  • P.A. Dykstra, G. Kraaykamp, T. van der Lippe & J. Schippers (2007). Perspectief op de levensloop. In T. van der Lippe, P.A Dykstra, G. Kraaykamp & J. Schippers (Eds.), De maakbaarheid van de levensloop (pp. 1-8). Assen: Van Gorcum
  • P.A. Dykstra (2007). Relatiestandaards. In T. van Tilburg & J. de Jong Gierveld (Eds.), Zicht op eenzaamheid: Achtergronden, oorzaken en aanpak (pp. 74-80). Assen: Van Gorcum
  • P.A. Dykstra & H.A.G. de Valk (2007). Families en criminaliteit. In A.M. van der Laan, L. Vervoorn, N. van Nimwegen & F.L. Leeuw (Eds.), Justitie en demografie: over ontgroening, vergrijzing en verkleuring. Veranderingen in bevolkingssamenstelling en de gevolgen voor Justitie (WODC Cahier 2007-9) (pp. 125-139). WODC
  • P.A. Dykstra & A.E. Komter (2006). The Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: An introduction. In P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, A.E. Komter, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (Eds.), Family solidarity in the Netherlands (pp. 11-20). Amsterdam: Dutch University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra & A.E. Komter (2006). Structural characteristics of Dutch kin networks. In P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, A.E. Komter, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (Eds.), Family solidarity in the Netherlands (pp. 21-42). Amsterdam: Dutch University Press
  • M. Kalmijn & P.A. Dykstra (2006). Differentials in face-to-face contact between parents and their grown-up children. In P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, A.E. Komter, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (Eds.), Family solidarity in the Netherlands (pp. 63-88). Amsterdam: Dutch University Press
  • A.E. Komter, T.C.M. Knijn & P.A. Dykstra (2006). Family solidarity in the Netherlands: A varied picture. In P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, A.E. Komter, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (Eds.), Family solidarity in the Netherlands (pp. 147-156). Amsterdam: Dutch University Press
  • J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (2006). Loneliness and social isolation. In A. Vangelisti & D. Perlman (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of personal relationship (pp. 1506-1553). New York: Cambridge University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra (2006). De toekomst van familiesociologie in Nederland. In G Engbersen & J. de Haan (Eds.), Balans en toekomst van de sociologie (Pallas Publications) (pp. 224-231). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • J. de Jong Gierveld & P.A. Dykstra (2006). Impact of longer life on care giving from children. In Z. Yi, E.M. Crimmins, Y. Carriere & J.M. Robine (Eds.), Longer life and healthy aging (pp. 239-259). New York/ Berlin: Springer
  • P.A. Dykstra (2005). Bekeerd tot de sociale gerontologie. In [et.al] (Ed.), Over de toekomst van de sociale gerontologie (Album amicorum ter gelegenheid van het emiritaat van professor doctor C.P.M. Knipscheer ) (pp. 65-66). Amsterdam: Rozenberg
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). Diversity in partnership histories: Implications for older adults¿ social integration. In C. Phillipson, G. Allan & D. Morgan (Eds.), Social networks and social exclusion: Sociological and policy issues (pp. 117-141). London: Ashgate
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). Changes in family patterns and people¿s lives: Western European trends. In T. Knijn & A. Komter (Eds.), Solidarity between the sexes and the generations: Transformations in Europe (pp. 89-110). Aldershot, UK: Edward Alger
  • P.A. Dykstra (2003). Levenslooppatronen: Toenemende variatie? [Life course patterns: Increasing diversity?]. In H. de Feijter, T. Fokkema & D. Manting (Eds.), Keuzevrijheid in de levensloop, spanning tussen individu en maatschappij? (Bevolking en Gezin) (pp. 21-34) Brussel; Den Haag: CBGS; NIDI
  • P.A. Dykstra (2002). Lange-termijntrends in relatie- en gezinsvorming: Implicaties voor zorg- en opvoedingscapaciteit. In J.R.M. Gerris (Ed.), Jeugd en gezin: Gezamenlijke invloed en verantwoordelijkheid (pp. 7-17). Assen: Koninklijke Van Gorcum
  • A.C. Liefbroer & P.A. Dykstra (2001). Een breder perspectief. In J. Garssen, J. de Beer, P. Cuyvers & A. de Jong (Eds.), Samenleven: Nieuwe feiten over relaties en gezinnen (pp. 135-148). Voorburg/Heerlen: CBS
  • P.A. Dykstra (2001). Diversiteit in gezinsvormen en levenskansen van kinderen op langere termijn. In D. Manting & A.C. Liefbroer (Eds.), Gezinnen in Beweging: Consequenties voor vaders, moeders en kinderen (Bevolking en Gezin, 29) (pp. 109-140). Brussel; Den Haag: CBGS; NIDI
  • P.A. Dykstra (2001). Netwerken van informele steun en sociaal-demografische veranderingen. In J.C. Vrooman (Ed.), Netwerken en sociaal kapitaal (Actualiteitencolleges van de Nederlandse Sociologische Vereniging II) (pp. 63-81). Amsterdam: SISWO/NSV
  • C.P.M. Knipscheer, P.A. Dykstra & A. Utasi (2000). Families in an aging society. In G. Beets (Ed.), Population ageing in the Netherlands and Hungary: A European perspective (pp. 181-199). Dordrecht: Kluwer
  • K. Knipscheer, P.A. Dykstra, A. Utasi & L. Cxeh-Szombathy (2000). Ageing and the family. In G. Beets & K. Miltenyi (Eds.), Population ageing in the Netherlands and Hungary: A European perspective (pp. 181-199). Amsterdam: THELA THESIS
  • L.J.G. van Wissen & P.A. Dykstra (1999). Epilogue: New directions in population studies. In L.J.G. van Wissen & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Population issues: An interdisciplinary focus (pp. 265-275). New York: Plenum
  • P.A. Dykstra & L.J.G. van Wissen (1999). Introduction:The life course framework as an interdisciplinary framework for population studies. In L.J.G. van Wissen & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Population issues: An interdisciplinary focus (pp. 1-22). New York: Plenum
  • K.A. Meijer, P.A. Dykstra, J.J. Siegers & J. de Jong Giersveld (1998). The rewards of childlessness, parenthood, homemaking and employment for women of childbearing age. In J.J. Schippers, J.J. Siegers, J. de Jong Giersveld & J. de Jong Giersveld (Eds.), Child care and female labour supply in the Netherlands: Facts, analyses, policies (pp. 39-56). Amsterdam: Thesis
  • P.A. Dykstra & C.P.M. Knipscheer (1995). Reflections on older adults’ living arrangements and social networks. In C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Living arrangements and social networks of older adults (pp. 173-184). Amsterdam: VU University Press
  • C.P.M. Knipscheer, P.A. Dykstra, J. de Jong Gierveld & T.G. van Tilburg (1995). Living arrangements and social networks as interlocking mediating structures. In C.P.M Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Living arrangements and social networks of older adults (pp. 1-14). Amsterdam: VU University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra (1995). Network composition. In C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Living arrangements and social networks of older adults (pp. 97-114). Amsterdam: VU University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra (1995). Age differences in social participation: The importance of restrictions. In In C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Living arrangements and social networks of older adults (pp. 59-82). Amsterdam: VU University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra & C.P.M. Knipscheer (1995). The availability and intergenerational structure of family relationships. In C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (Eds.), Living arrangements and social networks of older adults (pp. 38-58). Amsterdam: VU University Press
  • P.A. Dykstra & A.C. Liefbroer (1995). Maatschappelijk aanzien van ouderen: De invloed van sociale herkomst, arbeidsmarkt¬omstandigheden en gezinssituatie [Prestige of older adults: The impact of social background, labormarket circumstances and family situation]. In B.C.M. Nitsche (ed.), Ouderen, wetenschap en beleid II (pp. 55-77). Utrecht: NIG
  • P.A. Dykstra & J. De Jong-Gierveld (1994). The theory of mental incongruity, with a specific application to loneliness among widowed men and women. In In R. Erber & Gilmour (Eds.), Theoretical frameworks in personal relationships (pp. 235-259). Erlbaum: Hillsdale, NJ
  • P.A. Dykstra, J. De Jong-Gierveld & E. Beekink (1994). A growing challenge: The very old. In Population growth and demographic structure (pp. 295-324). Proceedings of the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Population Growth and Demographic Structure, Paris, 16-20 November (convened in preparation for the International Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, 5-13 September, 1994)
  • N. van Nimwegen, J.C. Chesnais & P.A. Dykstra (1993). From diverging to converging demographic patterns: The case of France and the Netherlands. In Coping with sustained low fertility in France and the Netherlands. Amsterdam/Lisse, the Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.
  • P.A. Dykstra (1993). Kindertal en door ouderen verkregen steun.Utrecht: NIZW. In M.M. Blom, Y. Kuin & H.J.F. Hendriks (Eds.), Ouder worden '93 (pp. 141-147). Utrecht: NIZW
  • P.A. Dykstra & J. De Jong-Gierveld (1993). Life transitions and the network of personal relationships: Methodological and theoretical issues. In W.H. Jones & D. Perlman (Eds.), Advances in personal relationships Vol. 4 (pp. 195-227). London: Kingsley
  • P.A. Dykstra (1992). De betekenis van vrienden en familie voor het welbevinden van ouderen [The importance of friends and family for older adults' well-being]. In J. R.M. Gerris (Ed.), Opvoedings- en gezinsondersteuning (pp. 189-206). Amsterdam/Lisse, the Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger
  • P.A. Dykstra & J. De Jong-Gierveld (1992). Eenzaamheid onder ouderen [Loneliness among the elderly]. In Geriatrie Informatorium (26, F1170 1-13). Houten, the Netherlands: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum
  • P.A. Dykstra & J. De Jong-Gierveld (1991). Leefvormen en netwerken van (familie) relaties van ouderen in Nederland [Living arrangements and (family) networks of older adults in the Netherlands]. In Handboek ouder worden (Vol. 6, pp. 1-22). Houten, the Netherlands: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum.
  • P.A. Dykstra (1990). Disentangling direct and indirect gender effects on the supportive network. In C.P.M. Knipscheer & T.C. Antonucci (Eds.), Social network research: Methodological questions and substantive issues (pp. 55-65). Amsterdam/Lisse, the Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger
  • P.A. Dykstra (2016). Geboortegeneraties, familiegeneraties en leeftijdsgeneraties in samenhang beschouwd [Birth cohorts, family generations and age groups considered together]. In S. Van Manen (Ed.), Hoe generaties samenleven: Een cultureel en structureel perspectie (pp. 9-11). Haarlem: Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
  • P.A. Dykstra (2016). Services over cash. (Extern rapport). : Population Insights
  • K. Karpinska & P.A. Dykstra (2015). The Active Ageing Index and its extension to the regional level. Synthesis Report. Brussels: European Commission
  • K. Karpinska & P.A. Dykstra (2014). The Active Ageing Index and its extension to the regional level: Discussion Paper. In European Commision Peer Review. Brussels: European Commision
  • P.A. Dykstra (2013). Ties that bind: Families across time and space. (Uhlenbeck Lecture, 31). Wassenaar: Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • R. Keizer & P.A. Dykstra (2013). Zorgende vaders. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 29 (1), 1-4.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2012). Afscheid. In Vol. 87. Mens en Maatschappij (pp. 8-10)
  • P.A. Dykstra (2012). Nederlandse verwanten van het NederlandsTweelingen Register. In Vol. 25. Twinfo (pp. 6)
  • P.A. Dykstra (2012). Nederlandse families internationaal vergeleken. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 28 (3), 8.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2012). No war between generations: Intergenerational relations are not exactly what we thought they were. In Vol. 27/08/2012. Newsletter Population Europe Pop Digest (pp. 1-3)
  • P.A. Dykstra (2011). Key findings from the multilinks research programme. Deliverable 6.1 for the FP-7 funded project “How demographic changes shape intergenerational solidarity, well-being, and social integration: A multilinks framework”. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: http://www.multilinks-project.eu/uploads/papers/0000/0049/Multilinks_key_findings_final_report_D6.1.pdf
  • P.A. Dykstra (2011). Key findings from MULTILINKS. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: Sixth Policy Brief
  • P.A. Dykstra & T. Fokkema (2011). Report on the comparative study of intergenerational transfers and social integration. Deliverable 5.3 for the FP-7 funded project “How demographic changes shape intergenerational solidarity, well-being, and social integration: A multilinks framework”. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: http://www.multilinks-project.eu/uploads/papers/0000/0044/MULTILINKS_deliverable_5.3.pdf
  • P.A. Dykstra, C. Bühler, T. Kogovšek & V. Hlebec (2011). Report on the substantive and methodological evaluation of the various social network indices in the Generations and Gender Survey. (Extern rapport). GGP: Deliverable D12 of the Generations and Gender Programme: A European Research Infrastructure on the Causes and Consequences of Demographic Developments.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2011). MULTILINKS Final Report. (Extern rapport). Brussels: European Commission
  • J. De Jong Gierveld, P.A. Dykstra & N. Schenk (2011). Living arrangements, intergenerational support types and older adult loneliness in Eastern and Western Europe. Deliverable 2.3 for the FP-7 funded project “How demographic changes shape intergenerational solidarity, well-being, and social integration: A multilinks framework”. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: http://www.multilinks-project.eu/uploads/papers/0000/0041/Multilinks_deliverable_D2.3.pdf
  • A. Puur, L. Sakkeus, N. Schenk, A. Poldma & P.A. Dykstra (2010). New insights on kin availability, using the Generations & Gender Surveys. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: Fourth Policy Brief
  • N. Schenk & P.A. Dykstra (2009). Legal and policy frameworks regulating intergenerational obligations. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: Third policy brief
  • M. Stuifbergen, P.A. Dykstra & H. van Delden (2009). Solidariteit van volwassen kinderen met hun oudere ouders: De vertaling van filial obligations. In Investeren rondom kinderen: Advies aan de minister voor Jeugd en Gezin (pp. 165-179). Den Haag: Raad voor Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling & Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Zorg.
  • T. Fokkema & P.A. Dykstra (2009). Feiten en misverstanden over eenzaamheid en de aanpak ervan. Tijdschrift voor Welzijnswerk, 33 (298), 37-45.
  • C. Saraceno, W. Keck & P.A. Dykstra (2009). Legal and policy frameworks regulating intergenerational obligations. MULTILINKS: First policy brief
  • P.A. Dykstra (2009). Intergenerational relationships in ageing societies. (Extern rapport). [S.l.]: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Working Group on Ageing, ECE/WG .1/2009/3
  • P.A. Dykstra, E. Grundy, T. Fokkema, J. De Jong Gierveld, G.B. Ploubidis, S. Read & C. Tomassini (2009). Health and well-being at older ages: The interlinkage with family histories, gender, and national contexts. Final report prepared in the context of the MAGGIE research project. (Extern rapport). The Hague/London: NIDI/LSHTM
  • P.A. Dykstra & H. de Valk (2007). Criminelen in de familie: Verband tussen crimineel gedrag en familiekenmerken onderzocht. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 23, 6-8.
  • T. Fokkema & P.A. Dykstra (2007). Vergrijzing: Ramp of uitdaging? Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 23, 5-8.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2007). Review of Ageing without children. [Bespreking van het boek Ageing without children]. Ageing & Society, 27, 311-312.
  • T. Fokkema, S. ter Bekke & P.A. Dykstra (2007). European landscape of variations in intergenerational solidarity. (Extern rapport, Final report for the project `European Landscape of Variations in Intergenerational Solidarity¿ (ref. no. VS/2006/0684) funded by DG EMPL/E/1 of the European Commission.). [s.l.]: European Commission
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, T.C.M. Knijn, A.E. Komter, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2007). Codebook of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: A multi-actor, multi-method panel study on solidarity in family relationships, wave 2. October 2007, Version 0. (Extern rapport, NKPS Working Paper No 6.). Den Haag: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, T.C.M. Knijn, A.E. Komter, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2007). Primary respondent questionnaires of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: A multi-actor, multi-method panel study on solidarity in family relationships, wave 2. October 2007, Version 0. (Extern rapport, NKPS Working Paper No 7.). Den Haag: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute.
  • T. Fokkema & P.A. Dykstra (2006). Langer leven met kortere maatschappelijke verplichtingen. Proeflokaal, 6, 7-21.
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, T.C.M. Knijn, A.E. Komter, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2005). Codebook of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: A multi-actor, multi-method panel study on solidarity in family relationships, wave 1. July 2005, Version 1. (Extern rapport, NKPS Working Paper No 4.). Den Haag: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, T.C.M. Knijn, A.E. Komter, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2005). Questionnaires of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: A multi-actor, multi-method panel study on solidarity in family relationships, wave 1. July 2005, Version 1. (Extern rapport, NKPS Working Paper No 5.). Den Haag: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). De toekomst van het sociaal-demografisch onderzoek naar families in Nederland. Bevolking en Gezin (Brussel), 33, 63-72.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). The Netherlands Kinship Panel Study, NKPS. Data News Newsletter (Steinmetz Archive), 21, 6-8.
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2004). Codebook of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: A multi-actor, multi-method panel study on solidarity in family relationships, wave 1. (Extern rapport, NKPS Working Paper No 1). Den Haag: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). De beste plek ter wereld (Redactioneel). Mens en Maatschappij, 80, 2-3.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). Challenges for relationship researchers as the 21st century begins: A few quick thoughts. Relationship Research News, 2, 8-9.
  • J. van Doorne-Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra & J. Schippers (2004). Mantelzorg in de (tijds)klem. Sociale Wetenschappen, 47, 27-48.
  • M. Kalmijn & P.A. Dykstra (2004). Onder vier ogen: Contacten tussen ouders en kinderen. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 20, 80-83.
  • P.A. Dykstra & A. Komter (2004). Hoe zien Nederlandse families eruit? Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 20, 74-78.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2004). Rekening houden met huwelijksgeschiedenis: Bijdrage aan de discussie over segmentering van de `groep¿ ouderen. Geron : tijdschrift over ouder worden en maatschappij, 3, 37-37.
  • P.A. Dykstra, M. Kalmijn, T.C.M. Knijn, A.C. Liefbroer & C.H. Mulder (2004). Questionnaires of the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study: A multi-actor, multi-method panel study on solidarity in family relationships, wave 1. (Extern rapport, NKPS Working Paper No 2). Den Haag: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2003). Family relationships: Large-scale panel study launched. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 19, 20-20.
  • J. van Doorne-Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra & J. Schippers (2003). Zorgen om mantelzorg. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 19, 13-17.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2003). Wie is er bang voor de vergrijzing? (Redactioneel). Mens en Maatschappij, 78, 298-299.
  • J. van Doorne-Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra, E. Nievers, J. Oppelaar & J. Schippers (2002). Mantelzorg: Tussen vraag en aanbod. (Extern rapport, NIDI rapport, no 63). Den Haag: NIDI
  • P.A. Dykstra (2002). Familierelaties: Grootschalig onderzoek van start. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 18, 12-12.
  • A.C. Liefbroer & P.A. Dykstra (2000). Levenslopen in verandering: Een studie naar ontwikkelingen in de levenslopen van Nederlanders geboren tussen 1900 en 1970. (Extern rapport, WRR Voorstudies en achtergronden V 107). Den Haag: Sdu Uitgevers
  • C.L.H.S. Remery, J. van Doorne-Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra & J. Schippers (2000). En als oma nu ook een baan heeft? De toekomst van de informele kinderopvang in Nederland. (Extern rapport, NIDI Rapport no. 57). Den Haag: NIDI
  • J. de Jong Gierveld, P.A. Dykstra & E. Beekink (1999). A growing challenge: The very old. In Population growth and demographic structure. (Extern rapport). New York: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division
  • C. Remery, A. van Doorne-Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra & J. Schippers (1999). En als oma nu ook een baan heeft? De toekomst van de informele kinderopvang in Nederland. (Extern rapport). Utrecht / Den Haag: WSB / NIDI
  • H. van Solinge, H. van Dalen, P.A. Dykstra, E. van Imhoff, H. Moors & L. van Wissen (1998). Population, labour and social protection in the European Union: Dilemmas and prospects. (Extern rapport, no 52). Den Haag: NIDI
  • P.A. Dykstra & J. de Jong Gierveld (1998). Ouderen met een verhoogd risico op eenzaamheid. (Extern rapport). Den Haag: VWS
  • P.A. Dykstra, T.G. van Tilburg & J. de Jong Gierveld (1998). Changes in older adult loneliness: Results from a four-year longitudinal study. (Extern rapport). Den Haag: NIDI
  • H. van Solinge, H. van Dalen, P.A. Dykstra, E. van Imhoff, H. Moors & L. van Wissen (1997). Population, labour and social protection in the European Union: Dilemmas and prospects. (Extern rapport). Bruxelles: Directorate General V of the European Commission (E1/DMO/3-97)
  • P.A. Dykstra (2014). Een zorgloze oude dag? Technische innovaties en maatschappelijke kansen en belemmeringen in de ouderenzorg. In G. Tielen, B. Dortland & S. Van Manen (Eds.), Zorg: Wat is technisch mogelijk en wat is menselijk wenselijk? (pp. 27-35) Haarlem: Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
  • P.A. Dykstra (2014). Bruggen slaan tussen jong en oud. In M. Geels & T. Van Opijnen (Eds.), Dit wil je weten: Nederland in Ideeën 2015 (pp. 234-236). Amsterdam: Maven Publishing
  • T. Fokkema & P.A. Dykstra (2009). De aanpak van eenzaamheid: feiten en misverstanden. Demos: bulletin over bevolking en samenleving, 25 (3), 5-8.[go to publisher's site]
  • A.C. Liefbroer & P.A. Dykstra (2001). Levens van vrouwen meer veranderd dan die van mannen [Greater changes in women’s lives than men’s]. Index, 8 (1).
  • P.A. Dykstra (1997). Gelukkig zonder kinderen [Happy without children]. In LeefTijd. Tijdschrift over ouder worden (pp. 4-5)
  • K. Karpinska, P.A. Dykstra & T. Fokkema (2016). Families of Poles in the Netherlands (FPN) survey. Wave 1. DANS. Dataset.
  • N.A. Conkova, T. Fokkema & P.A. Dykstra (2016). Non-kin ties as a source of support in Europe: Understanding the role of cultural and institutional contexts. European Population Conference: Mainz (2016, augustus 31 - 2016, september 3).
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2012) Demographic Research.
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2011) Mens en Maatschappij.
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2011) Mens en Maatschappij.
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2011) Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
  • A. Puur, L. Sakkeus, N. Schenk, A. Põldma & P.A. Dykstra (2010). New insights on kin availability, using the Generations & Gender Surveys. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: Fourth Policy Brief
  • N. Schenk & P.A. Dykstra (2010). Testing how welfare state arrangements might shape intergenerational family solidarity. (Extern rapport). MULTILINKS: Third Policy Brief
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2010) Personal Relationships.
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2009) Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
  • S. ter Bekke, H. Young, P.A. Dykstra, E. Grundy, T. Fokkema & C. Tomassini (2007). Family and social network. In: Quality of life for elderly people: Indicators. (Extern rapport, Project Major Ageing and Gender Issues in Europe (MAGGIE), no Deliverable 1). Paris: Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2007) Journal of Family Issues.
  • P.A. Dykstra (2007). Older adult loneliness: Myths and realities. In Family, social relations and health in later life. Proceedings of 2007 Seoul National University International Symposium, October 12, 2007 (pp. 31-51)
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2002) Personal Relationships.
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (2001) Mens en Maatschappij.
  • C.L.H.S. Remery, J. Huiskes, P.A. Dykstra & J. Schippers (2000). En als oma nu ook een baan heeft? De toekomst van de informele kinderopvang in Nederland. (Extern rapport, no 57). Den Haag: NIDI
  • N. van Nimwegen, J.C. Chesnais & P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (1993). Coping with sustained low fertility in France and the Netherlands. Amsterdam/Lisse: Swets and Zeitlinger / New York: Taylor and Frances
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (1993) Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde.
  • P.A. Dykstra (Ed.). (1992) Gezin. Tijdschrift voor Primaire Levensvormen.

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