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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A multi-method approach to the transition to parenthood in different-sex and same-sex couples
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
The Social Stratification, Welfare and Social Policy seminars (SWS) are held on Tuesdays 13.00 at SOFI, Stockholm University.
The AME Labour Economics seminars are held on Thursdays 10.00 at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), and occasionally at other times.
Sweden's vulnerable areas suffer from a "permanent" vulnerability that negatively affects children's life chances. This is shown in a report recently presented on SVT Forum by Susan Niknami, researcher at the Institute for Social Research (SOFI).
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