The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien) has decided to award the Ann-Kersti and Carl-Hakon Swenson’s price for research in the human and social science to Robert Erikson, professor emeritus at The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), for his ”research on social mobility which has laid the ground for the high international standard of Swedish social science”. Professor Erikson will receive the price, 600,000 SEK, on March 20 at a ceremony at Riddarhuset, Stockholm.