The Swedish Institute for Social Research

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Welcome to SOFI

Our research is focused on social policy, welfare, inequality, and the labour market. More on SOFIs research here.

Recent publications

Björklund, A., Jäntti, M. & Nybom, M. 2017. "The contribution of early-life versus labour market factors to intergenerational income persistence: a comparison of the UK and Sweden",The Economic Journal 127 (October), F71-F94.

Bihagen, E., Nermo, M., Stern, L. & Åberg, Y. 2017. "Elite mobility among college graduated men in Sweden: Skills, personality and family ties", Acta Sociologica, 60(4): 291-308.

Säve-Söderbergh, J. & Sjögren-Lindquist, G., 2017. ”Children do not behave like adults: Gender gaps in performance and risk-taking in a random social context in the high-stakes game shows Jeopardy and Junior-Jeopardy”, The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, 1665-1692.