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
The class background of people in your social circles seems to have an effect on your political attitudes – regardless of which social class you belong to yourself.
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.
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