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.


In Memoriam Åsa Rosén

Professor Åsa Rosén, who worked at the Institute for Social Research (SOFI) from 1999 to 2016, has passed away at the age of 57.

Latest publications

Alm, S. & Roxell, L. 2019. "Your Own Personal Jesus? Doctrinal Beliefs Versus Personal Spirituality Among Inmates Involved in the Monastery Route in Swedish Prisons", Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

la Roi, C., Meyer, I. H., & Frost, D. M. 2019. "Differences in sexual identity dimensions between bisexual and other sexual minority individuals: Implications for minority stress and mental health", American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 89(1), 40-51.

Plenty, S. M., Evans-Whipp, T. J., Chan, G. C., Kelly, A. B., Toumbourou, J. W., Patton, G. C., Hemphill, S. A., Smith, R. 201). "Predicting alcohol misuse at age 19 from adolescent drinking trajectories", Substance Use & Misuse.

Engeman, C. 2018. “’Job-Killer’ Bills in Tough Economic Times: Social Movements and Leave Policy Agendas before and after the Great Recession.” Mobilization: An International Quarterly 23(3): 329-347.