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Demography (Department of Sociology)
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Prof Gunnar Andersson
Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 9
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Attitudes, values and the transition to adulthood: Longitudinal studies of family and working life among young adults
Syftet är att genomföra en tredje datainsamling i en panelstudie med unga vuxna om deras attityder till och erfarenheter av familj och arbetsliv. Panelstudien "Familj och arbetsliv på 2000-talet" påbörjades 1998, i syfte att bygga upp en longitudinell databas för studier av det ömsesidiga sambandet ...
Changing families and sustainable societies: Policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations
The main objectives of this project are to investigate the diversity of family forms, relationships, and life courses in Europe; to assess the compatibility of existing policies with these changes; and to contribute to evidence-based policy-making. The project will extend our knowledge on how ...
Comparative studies of education and family life
This is a comparative study of the significance of education for attaining a stable partnership with children, an important life goal for most individuals. Comparisons are made between Sweden, France and the USA, three countries with very different levels of societal support for families with ...
Den sociala rörlighetens demografiska avtryck: Fertilitet och mortalitet i Sverige
Domestic gender equality and modern family patterns: Analysis of Swedish panel data for the 21st century
Detta projekt syftar till att genomföra analyser av sambandet mellan jämställdhet och demografiskt beteende på basis av longitudinella individdata avseende attityder till familj och arbetsliv, å ena sidan, och uppgifter om samboenden, giftermål, barnafödande och separationer bland unga vuxna, å den ...
Explaining very low fertility in postindustrial societies: an unconventional approach
Very low fertility rates have come to characterize a number of postindustrial societies from Europe to East Asia, portending a range of problems for the 21st century from a shortage of prime-age workers to an increasing government burden to support the expanding ranks of the elderly. Such concerns ...
Föregångare i familjeliv och jämställdhet: Nya trender bland unga vuxna i Sverige
Linnaeus Centre on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe
The Linnaeus Centre on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe is designed to generate and convey to policy-makers clear and compelling evidence on the relationship of social policy to family dynamics. Previous research has had limited success in identifying links between family policies and ...
Network: Gendering European Family Dynamics
The main aim of the network is to enhance our understanding on the dramatic changes in family patterns and the mechanisms behind them by studying the interplay between family behavior, the labor market as well as societal and family-level gender relations in contemporary Europe. As family formation ...
Occupational characteristics and the gendered causes of internal migration
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Bernhardt, Eva, Prof
Billingsley, Sunnee, Dr
Sunnee Billingsley is a social demographer who studies the effects of social stratification, social policy and social change on demographic patterns. Her research has involved both comparative and micro level analyses of fertility and mortality trends. Most of her research involves post- communist ...
Brandén, Maria, PhD student
Maria Brandén is a PhD Student in Sociological Demography, within the Stockholm University SIMSAM Node for Demographic Research (SUNDEM). Her main areas of interest are gender structures, internal migration, and the labor market.In her dissertation work, she uses Swedish register data to study how ...
Drefahl, Sven, Dr
Sven Drefahl is a researcher at the Demography Unit and the Karolinska Institutet. He studies the relationship between family characteristics, migration and mortality. He is also interested in old age health and mortality. As project member of the "Register-based Research in Nordic Demography" his ...
Duvander, Ann-Zofie, Dr
Ann-Zofie Duvander is associate professor of Sociology and Demography. Her research interests include family policy, family dynamics as well as the family and work-connection. She is an expert on parental leave policies in Sweden, with a special focus on leave taken by fathers. In addition to ...
Helen Eriksson is a research analyst for the Linnaeus Center on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe (SPaDE) and has worked on issues related to families and family policies. She currently conducts research on parents’ division of parental leave in Sweden and has also carried out work on a ...
Hoem, Jan, Prof
Jan M. Hoem is Director Emeritus of the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany. Prior to becoming Director at the Max Planck Institute he was Professor of Demometry at Stockholm University and Professor of Insurance Mathematics at the University of Copenhagen. He has held ...
Härkönen, Juho, Dr
Juho Härkönen is University Lecturer in sociology and member of SUNSTRAT (http://www.sofi.su.se/english/2.17851/research/three-research-departments/lnu-level-of-living/sunstrat), SUNDEM (http://www.suda.su.se/simsam/)and SPaDE (http://www.su.se/spade/). He also teaches at the University of Turku in ...
Kolk, Martin, PhD student
Martin Kolk is a PhD student in Demography at SUDA at the Deparment of Sociology. He is a part of the SIMSAM/SUNDEM project (Register-based Research in Nordic Demography) at Stockholm University. His dissertation deals with kinship effects on demographic behavior, in particular kin outside the ...
Mussino, Eleonora, Dr
Eleonora Mussino is a researcher at the Stockholm University Demography Unit (SUDA) studying the fertility of migrants and the determinants of integration. In her previous research she focused on fertility patterns of foreign women for different migrant groups in Italy based on administrative data. ...
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