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.

News

  • Erik Lindqvist and Johanna Rickne new professors in economics at SOFI 2018-06-27 Erik Lindqvist and Johanna Rickne have been appointed professors in economics, especially labour economics at SOFI. Johanna Rickne’s appointment commenced on June 25 and Erik Lindqvist’s will start on September 1.
  • The authors of SOFI Doctoral Theses 1 and 100 2018-06-04 Roujman Shahbazian defended his sociology PhD thesis "Sibling Configuration and Adulthood Outcomes: The Case of Two-Child Families" which is the 100th thesis in SOFI's Doctoral Thesis series.
  • Roujman Shahbazian defends his thesis 2018-04-25 On Friday June 1, 2018, at 10.00 am in Hörsal 11, Hus F, Södra huset, Roujman Shahbazian will defend his thesis ‘Sibling Configuration and Adulthood Outcomes: The Case of Two-Child Families’. Faculty opponent is Anette Eva Fasang, Humboldt-University, Berlin.

Latest publications

Hederos, K., Jäntti, M., Lindahl, L. & Torssander, J. 2018. "Trends in Life Expectancy by Income and the Role of Specific Causes of Death". Economica, vol 85, issue 339, pp 606–625.

Halldén, K. & Stenberg, A. 2018. "The relationship between hours of outsourced domestic services and female earnings: Evidence from a Swedish tax reform." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (RSSM), vol. 55, 120-133.

Nilsson, T., Allebeck, P., Leifman, H., Andréasson, S., Norström, T. & Guldbrandsson, K. 2018. "Effects on alcohol consumption and alcohol related harm of a community-based prevention intervention with national support in Sweden." Substance Use & Misuse, 53: 412-419.

Norström, T. & Raninen, J. 2018. "Drinking trajectories of at‐risk groups: Does the theory of the collectivity of drinking apply?" Drug and Alcohol Review, 37: S15-S21.