LINKS Publications

29 November 2018 - 11:08


75. van den Berg, N., van Dijk, I. K., Mourits, R. J., Slagboom, P. E., Janssens, A. A. P. O., & Mandemakers, K. (2021). Families in comparison: An individual-level comparison of life-course and family reconstructions between population and vital event registers. Population studies, 75(1), 91-110. Online first 14-02-2020.

74. Mourits, R. J., van Dijk, I. K., & Mandemakers. K. (2020). From matched certificates to related persons. Historical Life Course Studies, 9, 49-68.

73. Raad, J., Mourits, R., Rijpma, A., Schalk, R., Zijdeman, R., Mandemakers, K., & Meroño-Peñuela, A. (2020). Linking Dutch civil certificates. In A. Adamou, E. Daga, & A.  Meroño-Peñuela (Eds.), CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 3rd Workshop on Humanities in the Semantic Web, WHiSe, Heraklion, Greece (online) (47 pp.).

72. Mourits, R.J., van den Berg, N., Rodríguez-Girondo, M., Mandemakers, K., Slagboom, P. E., Beekman, M., & Janssens, A. A. P. O. (2020). Intergenerational transmission of longevity is not affected by other familial factors: Evidence from 16,905 families from Zeeland, 1812-1962. The History of the Family, 25(3), 484-526.

71. A Meroño-Peñuela, A., de Boer, V., van Erp, M., Zijdeman, R., Mourits, R., Melder, W., Rijpma, A., & Schalk, R. (2020). Ontologies in CLARIAH: Towards Interoperability in History, Language and Media. arXiv preprint arXiv:2004.02845.

70. van den Berg, N. (2020). Family matters: A genealogical inquiry into the familial component of longevity. [Doctoral thesis, Leiden University of Medical Center].

69. van den Berg, N. (2020). Family matters in unraveling human longevity. Aging, 12(22), 22354-22355.

68. Boter, C.A. (2020). Living standards and the life-cycle: Reconstructing household income and consumption in the early twentieth-century Netherlands. Economic History Review, 73(4), 1050-1073.

67. Boter, C.A., & Woltjer, P. (2020). The impact of sectoral shifts on Dutch unmarried women’s labor force participation, 1812-1929. European Review of Economic History, 24(4), 783-817.


66. Niels van den Berg, Mar Rodríguez-Girondo, Ingrid van Dijk, Rick Mourits, Angélique Janssens, Kees Mandemakers, Marian Beekman, Ken Smith & Eline Slagboom, ‘Longevity defined as top 10% survivors and beyond is transmitted as a quantitative genetic trait, Nature Communications, 10 (2019), article 35, 1-12,

65. Rick Mourits, Niels van den Berg, Mar Rodríguez-Girondo, Kees Mandemakers, Eline Slagboom, Marian Beekman & Angélique Janssens, ‘Intergenerational transmission of longevity is not affected by other familial factors: Evidence from 16,905 Dutch families from Zeeland, 1812-1962’, BioRxiv, 1-40,

64. Rick Mourits, Exceptional lives, extraordinary families. Familial clustering of longevity in the 19th and early-20th centuries, Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen (2019), 194 pp.,

63. Ingrid van Dijk, Angélique Janssens & Ken Smith, ‘The Long Harm of Childhood: Childhood Exposure to Mortality and Subsequent Risk of Adult Mortality in Utah and The Netherlands’, European Journal of Population, 35 (2019), 851-871,

62. Ineke Maas & Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, ‘Partner choice in the Netherlands 1813-1922: The changing importance of ascribed and achieved status’, The History of the Family, 24 (2019), 1, 123-148,

61. Peter Ekamper, Time and space in historical demography; some case studies using Dutch micro-data, Dissertation University of Groningen (2019), 211 pp.,

60. Ingrid van Dijk, Death and the family. High mortality families and the life course, The Netherlands, 1812-1912, Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen (2019), 251 pp.,


59. Henne Holstege, Nina Beker, Tjitske Dijkstra, Karlijn Pieterse, Elizabeth Wemmenhove, Kimja Schouten, Linette Thiessens, Debbie Horsten, Sterre Rechtuijt, Sietske Sikkes, Frans W. A. van Poppel, Hanne Meijers-Heijboer, Marc Hulsman & Philip Scheltens, ‘The 100-plus Study of cognitively healthy centenarians: rationale, design and cohort description’, European Journal of Epidemiology, 33 (2018), 12, 1229-1249,

58. Ingrid van Dijk, Angélique Janssens, & Ken Smith, ‘The long harm of childhood? Life expectancy of adult survivors of high mortality families’, European Journal of Population (2018), 21pp.

57. Frans van Poppel, Peter Ekamper & Kees Mandemakers, ‘Season of Birth and Early Childhood Mortality: A Review of the Debate and a Case Study for the Netherlands, 1812-1912’, in: Paul Puschmann & Tim Riswick (eds.), Building Bridges. Scholars, History and Historical Demography. A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Theo Engelen, Valkhof Pers 2018, 590-625.

56. Ingrid Van Dijk & Kees Mandemakers, ‘Like Mother, Like Daughter. Intergenerational Transmission of Infant Mortality Clustering in Zeeland, the Netherlands, 1833-1912’. Historical Life Course Studies, 7 (2018), 28-46,


55 - Gerrit Bloothooft & David Onland, ‘Meerdere voornamen in Nederland, Gen.magazine, 23 (2017), 2, 18-23.

54 - Corinne Boter, Dutch Divergence? Women’s work, structural change, and household living standards in the Netherlands, 1830-1914, Dissertation Wageningen University (2017), 254 pp,


53 - Gerrit Bloothooft & David Onland, ‘Multiple first names in the Netherlands (1760-2014)’, Names 64 (2016), 1, 3-18, DOI: 10.1080/00277738.2016.1118860 (this paper received the Award for the Best Article in NAMES 2016).

52 - Jan Kok, ‘Genealogies in historical demography – debates and prospects, Daedong Munhwa Yeon'gu 94 (2016), 7-40, DOI: 10.18219/ddmh..94.201606.7.

51 - Antonie Knigge, ‘Beyond the Parental Generation: The Influence of Grandfathers and Great-grandfathers on Status Attainment’, Demography 53 (2016), 4, 1219–1244, DOI: 10.1007/s13524-016-0486-6.

50 - Julia Efremova, Mining Social Structures form Genealogical Data, Dissertation Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (2016), 170 pp,


49/47 – Gerrit Bloothooft, Peter Christen, Kees Mandemakers & Marijn Schraagen (eds.), Population Reconstruction. Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London: Springer 2015, 302 pp. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-19884-2, containing:
- Gerrit Bloothooft, Peter Christen, Kees Mandemakers & Marijn Schraagen (eds.), ‘Preface’, v-vii.
- Gerrit Bloothooft & Marijn Schraagen, ‘Learning name variants from inexact high-confidence matches’, in: Gerrit Bloothooft, Peter Christen, Kees Mandemakers & Marijn Schraagen (eds.), Population Reconstruction, Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London: Springer 2015, 61-83.

46 – Antonie Knigge, Sources of Sibling Similarity. Status Attainment in the Netherlands during Modernization, ICS-Dissertation Utrecht University (2015), 200 pp.


45 – Marijn Schraagen, dissertatie Aspects of Record Linkage, Universiteit Leiden,

44 – Antonie Knigge, Ineke Maas & Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, ‘Sources of sibling (dis)similarity: total family impact on status variation in the Netherlands in the nineteenth century’, American Journal of Sociology 120 (2014), 11-40.

43 – Antonie Knigge, Ineke Maas, Marco H. D. van Leeuwen & Kees Mandemakers, ‘Status Attainment of Siblings during Modernization’, American Sociological Review 79 (2014), 3, 549–574, DOI: 10.1177/0003122414529586.

42 – Marijn Schraagen & Walter Kosters, ‘Record Linkage Using Graph Consistency’, in: Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition. 10th International Conference, MLDM 2014, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 21-24, 2014. Proceedings, 471-483.

41 – Wiebke Schulz, Ineke Maas & Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, ‘When women disappear from the labour market: Occupational status of Dutch women at marriage in a modernizing society, 1865-1922’, in: Richard Zijdeman, Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, Erik Buyst & Bart van der Putte (eds.), 'Women at work in changing labour markets', Special Section in Special issue of The History of the Family 19 (2014), 4, 426-446, DOI: 10.1080/1081602X.2014.955516.

40 – Gerrit Bloothooft & Kees Mandemakers, ‘Exploring co-variation in the (historical) Dutch civil registration’, Proceedings of the XXIV ICOS International Congress of Onomastic Sciences 2011 (Generalitat de Catalunya, Departament de Cultura 2014),271-282, DOI: 10.2436/15.8040.01.32.

39 – Nies Huijsmans, ‘Op zoek naar de drie G's hoe vind je de juiste?’, Gen.magazine, 3, 32-35.

38 – Gerrit Bloothooft, ‘Namen: echte varianten en fouten’, Gen.magazine, 3, 44-46.

37 – Bianca Suanet & Hilde Bras, ‘Sibling Position and Marriage Timing in the Netherlands, 1840-1922: A Comparison across Social Classes, Local Contexts, and Time’, Journal of Family History 39 (2014), 2, 126-139.

36 – Peter Ekamper & Frans van Poppel, ‘Crossing the Dutch borders in the past: Lessons from marriage registers’, in: Harry van Dalen & Ingrid Esveld (eds.), Nico van Nimwegen, The resourceful demographer. Liber Amicorum, The Hague: ANDO 2014, 102-109.

35 – Gerrit Bloothooft & Marijn Schraagen, ‘Learning name variants from true person resolution’, Proceedings of the International Workshop Population Reconstruction, Amsterdam.

34 – Nies Huijsmans, ‘A comparison of Spatio-Temporal and Dual-Name linking strategies with results for 2 ground truth test sets’. 28 November 2014, LIACS internal report NWO Catch LINKS project.


33 – Wiebke Schulz, Careers of Men and Women in the 19th and 20th Centuries, ICS Dissertation Series 207 (2013), Utrecht, 257 pp.

32 – Brett Ory & Frans van Poppel, ‘Trends and risk factors of maternal mortality in late-nineteenth-century Netherlands’, The History of the Family 18 (2013), 4, 481-509.

31 – Marijn Schraagen & Nies Huijsmans, ‘Comparison between historical population archives and decentralized databases’, in: Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH) (2013), 20-28.

30 – Hilde Bras, Jan van Bavel & Kees Mandemakers, ‘Unraveling the Intergenerational Transmission of Fertility: Genetic and Shared-environment Effects during the Demographic Transition in the Netherlands, 1810–1910’, The History of the Family 18 (2013), 2, 116-134, published on line 27th of June 2013.

29 – Johanaly J.A. Sprok, ‘Status attainment in The Netherlands during the period 1851-1890: The influence of social capital on status attainment in the context of Modernization’, Social Cosmos 4 (2013), 2, URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114582.


28 - Frans van Poppel, Govert E. Bijwaard, Peter Ekamper & Kees Mandemakers, 'Historical Trends in the Correlation of Sibling Deaths in Infancy in The Netherlands', Biodemography and Social Biology, 58 (2012), 2, 87-115.

27 - Peter Ekamper & Frans van Poppel, 'Liefde met en zonder grenzen. De geografische horizon van huwelijkspartners in Limburg in de negentiende en vroege twintigste eeuw', Studies over de sociaal-economische geschiedenis van Limburg. Jaarboek van het Sociaal Historisch Centrum voor Limburg, Deel LVII-2012, 79-104.

26 - Gerrit Bloothooft, 'Een historische Basisregistratie Personen', Genealogie, 18 (2012), 12-15.

25 - Pierre Darlu, Gerrit Bloothooft, Alessio Boattini, Leendert Brouwer, Matthijs Brouwer, Guy Brunet, Pascal Chareille, James Cheshire, Richard Coates, Paul Longley, Kathrin Dräger, Bertrand Desjardins, Patrick Hanks, Kees Mandemakers, Pablo Mateos, Davide Pettener, Antonella Useli & Franz Manni, 'The Family Name as Socio-Cultural Feature and Genetic Metaphor: From Concepts to Methods,' Human Biology 84 (2012). 2, 169-214.
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24 - Gerrit Bloothooft, Kees Mandemakers, Leendert Brouwer & Matthijs Brouwer, 'Data Mining in the Dutch (Historical) Civil Registration (1811–Present)', in: Darlu et al., 'The Family Name as Socio-Cultural Feature and Genetic Metaphor: From Concepts to Methods', Human Biology 84 (2012), 2, 177-184.
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23 - Marijn Schraagen & Hendrik Jan Hoogeboom, 'Predicting record linkage potential in a family reconstruction graph', in: P. De Causmaecker, J. Maervoet, T. Messelis, K. Verbeeck & T. Vermeulen (eds.), Proceedings of 23rd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2011), 199-206.

22 - Peter Ekamper & Frans Van Poppel, 'De grenzen van de liefde. De geografische horizon van huwelijkspartners in de negentiende en vroege twintigste eeuw', Genealogie 17 (2011), 3, 104-107.

21 - Marijn Schraagen, 'Complete coverage for approximate string matching in record linkage using bit vectors', in: Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI, 2011, 740-747.

20 - Peter Ekamper, Frans van Poppel &Kees Mandemakers, 'Widening horizons? The geography of the marriage market in nineteenth- and early-twentieth century Netherlands', in: Myron Gutmann, Glenn Deane, Kenneth Sylvester and Emily Merchant Navigating Time and Space in Population Studies, (Springer 2011), 115-160.


19 - Peter Ekamper, Frans van Poppel, Coen van Duin & Kees Mandemakers, 'Heatwaves and Cold Spells and their Effect on Mortality: an Analysis of Micro-Data for the Netherlands in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries', Annales de Démographie Historique (2010), 2, 55-104.

18 - Nies Huijsmans, 'Hoe geschikt is de Genlias index als invoer voor CATCH project LINKS', Nieuwsbrief Genlias 6 (2010), 2, 3-4.

17 - Gerrit Bloothooft, Kees Mandemakers, Leendert Brouwer & Matthijs Brouwer, 'Data mining in the (historic) Civil Registration of The Netherlands from 1811 - present', Proceedings CNRS-INSHS Workhop "Family name between socio-cultural feature and genetic metaphor. From concepts to methods", Paris, 8 pp.

16 - Hilde Bras, Jan Kok & Kees Mandemakers. 'Sibship Size and Status Attainment Across Contexts: Evidence from the Netherlands, 1840-1925', Demographic Research 23 (2010), 4, 73-104.

15 - Peter Ekamper, Christel Faes, & Frans van Poppel, ''Vrijers die van verre komen, zijn te schromen'. Geografische homogamie van huwelijkspartners, 1812-1922', Mens en Maatschappij, 2010, Jrg. 85, 4, 380-404.


14 - George Alter, Kees Mandemakers & Myron Gutmann, 'Defining and Distributing Longitudinal Historical Data in a General Way Through an Intermediate Structure', Historical Social Research 34 (2009), 1, 78-114.

13 - Kees Mandemakers, 'Toekenning subsidie voor LINKS', Nieuwsbrief Genlias 5 (2009), 1, 5-6.

12 - Peter Ekamper, Frans van Poppel, Coen van Duin & Joop Garssen, '150-years of temperature-related excess mortality in the Netherlands', Demographic Research, 2009, 21, 385-426.

11 - Bart Van de Putte, Frans Van Poppel, Sofie Vanassche, Maria Sanchez, Svetlana Jidkova, Mieke Eeckhaut, Michel Oris & Koen Matthijs, 'The Driving Forces Behind the New Marriage Pattern. The Trend toward Age Homogamy in 19th-Century Western Europe', Journal Marriage and Family, (71) December 2009, 1234-1253.

10 - Kees Mandemakers, 'Grote historische databestanden en de disseminatie van gegevens', Archievenblad 113 (2009), 9, 32-35.

9 - Hilde Bras, Frans van Poppel & Kees Mandemakers, 'Relatives as Spouses: Preferences and Opportunities for Kin Marriage in a Western Society', American Journal of Human Biology, 2009, 21 (6): 793-804.

8 - Frans W.A. van Poppel, Hendrik P. van Dalen & Evelien Walhout, 'Diffusion of a social norm: Tracing the emergence of the housewife in the Netherlands, 1812-1922', The Economic History Review, 2009, 62 (1), 99-127.

7 - Kees Mandemakers, Waarom Jan en Cor met elkaar trouwden: Over grote historische databestanden, koudwatervrees en interdisciplinaire samenwerking. Rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van bijzonder hoogleraar Grote historische databestanden aan de Faculteit der Historische en Kunstwetenschappen van de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam op donderdag 11 juni 2009. Aksant: Amsterdam, 2009, 37 pp.

6 - Frans van Poppel, Roel Jennissen & Kees Mandemakers, 'Time trends in social class mortality differentials in The Netherlands 1820-1920: An assessment based on indirect estimation techniques', Social Science History, 2009, 33 (2), 119-153.


5 - Frans van Poppel, Christiaan Monden & Kees Mandemakers, 'Marriage timing over the generations', Human Nature: an Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective, 2008, 19 (1), 7-22.


4 - Marco van Leeuwen & Ineke Maas, 'Economische specialisering en veranderende sociale verhoudingen in de 19e en 20e eeuw. Een studie op basis van de Nederlandse volkstellingen en huwelijksakten', in: O.W.A. Boonstra, P.K. Doorn, M.P.M. van Horik, J.G.S.J. van Maarseveen, and J. Oudhof (eds), Twee eeuwen Nederland geteld. Onderzoek met de digitale Volks- Beroeps- en Woningtellingen 1795-2001. Den Haag: DANS en CBS, 2007, 181-205.

3 - Frans van Poppel, Peter Ekamper & Hanna van Solinge, 'Farmer looking for a wife. Marital behavior of the farming population in nineteenth-century Netherlands', in: H.Moerbeek, A. Niehof, and J. van Ophem (eds), Changing families and their lifestyles. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2007, 51-76.


2 - Robert Woods, Anne Løkke & Frans van Poppel, 'Two Hundred Years of Evidence-based Perinatal Care: Late-Fetal Mortality in the Past', Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 2006, 91, 445-447.

1 - Ineke Maas & Marco van Leeuwen, 'Over dienstboden, landarbeidsters en andere werkende vrouwen. Beroepen van jonge vrouwen en hun moeders in de huwelijksakten van de Zeeuwse Burgerlijke Stand', in: K. Mandemakers, L. Hollestelle, and A. de Klerk (eds), 'Zeeuwen in beweging', themanummer Zeeland. Tijdschrift van het Koninklijk Zeeuwsch Genootschap der wetenschappen, 2006, 15, 44-59.