Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) conducts research on social policy, welfare, inequality and the labour market. Researchers are mainly economists and sociologists
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The Social Policy Indicators (SPIN) database provides the foundations for new comparative and longitudinal research on causes and consequences of welfare states.
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The unit for Labour Market and Employment Relations (AKPA) conducts education at the undergraduate level and provides a broad knowledge of labour market issues
Will a better understanding of families lead to improved welfare states? That’s the hope of a big new research project in six European countries, coordinated by sociologist Rense Nieuwenhuis at Stockholm University.
Mika Sipponen and Michael Grätz at Stockholm University are awarded with the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants.
Two projects at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) have been granted new research funding from the Swedish Research Council in the annual call for humanities and social sciences.
Discrimination in Hiring: Evidence from Retail Sales
Earnings Trajectories after Divorce: The Legacies of the Earner Model during Marriage
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