Staffan Nilsson


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Works at Department of Education
Telephone 08-120 763 52
Visiting address Frescativägen 54
Postal address Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Staffan Nilsson is an associate professor in education in the Department of education, Stockholm University. His main research interests are related to issues concerning the relationship among education, learning and work, graduate employability, organisational strategies and methods for securing the long-term supply of competence, for example, talent management, recruitment, and selection, and on the structural balance between demand and supply of competence on the labour market.


Selection of publications

Nilsson, S. (2017). Employability, Employment and the Establishment of Higher Education Graduates in the Labour Market. in M. Tomlinson & L. Holmes. Graduate Employability in Context: Theory, Research and Debate. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 65-85.

Nilsson, S. (2016/2009). Om anställningsbarhet i professionella grupper. in A. Fejes & G. Berglund. Anställningsbarhet: Perspektiv från utbildning och arbetsliv. Andra upplagan/Första upplagan. Studentlitteratur, Lund, pp. 123-138/pp. 71-86.

Nilsson, S. & Viberg, A. (2016). Om anställningsbarhet och etablering bland högskoleutbildade. in A. Fejes & G. Berglund. Anställningsbarhet: Perspektiv från utbildning och arbetsliv. Andra upplagan. Studentlitteratur, Lund, pp. 37-58.

Nilsson, S. & Rubenson, K. (2014). On the determinants of employment-related organised education and informal learning. Studies in Continuing Education, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 304-321.

Nilsson, S. & Ekberg, K. (2014). Förutsättningar för arbetsförmåga och anställningsbarhet på arbetsmarknaden. in K. Ekberg. (red.). Den relativa arbetsförmågan. Studentlitteratur, Lund, pp. 109-124.

Nilsson, S. & Nyström, S. (2013). Adult learning, education, and the labour market in the employability regime. European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 171-187.

Nilsson, S. & Ekberg, K. (2013). Employability and work ability: Returning to the labour market after long-term absence. Work: A journal of prevention, assessment and rehabilitation, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 449-457.

Nilsson, S. & Ellström P.E. (2012). Employability and Talent Management: Challenges for HRD practices. European Journal of Training and Development. vol. 36. no. 1, pp. 26-45.

Nilsson, S. (2010). On the Meaning of Higher Education in Professional Practice. Journal of Education and Work, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 255-274.

Nilsson, S. (2010). Enhancing Individual Employability. Education + Training, vol. 52, no. 6/7, pp. 540-551.

Nilsson S. (2007). From Higher Education To Professional Practice: A comparative study of physicians’ and engineers’ learning and competence use. Linköping Studies in Behavioural Science No. 120. The Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linköping University.

Nilsson, S., Carstensen, J. M. & Pershagen, G. (2001). Mortality among male and female smokers in Sweden: A 33 year follow up. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. 55, no. 11, pp. 825-830.

Last updated: November 4, 2019

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