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My research investigates processes linking labour market inequalities, family life and wellbeing using methods for causal inference.

Anna Sofia Lundgren

Professor in ethnology. Research areas include rural studies, ageing identities and e-health. 

Ari Laitinen
Christine Bylund
Emma Lundholm

Associate Professor and lecturer in Human Geography, doing reserach on interregional migration in Sweden. Teaching Population Geography on bachelor and advanced level.

Erik Brändström
Erika Sandow

Researching the area of population mobility, such as commuting and migration, and teaches courses in spatial planning, GIS and quantitative methods.

Erling Häggström Gunfridsson

I am a statistician at the Centre for Demographic and Aging Research (CEDAR). My research interests primarily concern various demographic issues both in historical and modern times. 

Fredinah Namatovu

Senior Lecturer in Public Health. Main area of interest: public health, gender-based violence, reproductive health, disability, and population ageing in Sweden and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Fredrik Wikdahl
Glenn Sandström

Glenn Sandström is a Docent/Associate Professor researching family dynamics from a historical and contemporary perspective.

Gunnar Malmberg

Professor of Human Geography. Research on migration and population ageing.

Jenny Olofsson

Researcher at CEDAR. Working with SHARE on ageing populations. Research focus: living conditions, life strategies and experiences of ageing among older migrants in Sweden 


Johan Junkka

Assistant professor who studies the relationship between demographic processes and social networks such as voluntary associations in Sweden.

Josef Höglund
Julia Schröders

Postdoc in Sociology with background in Medical Anthropology, Epidemiology & Global Health. Interested in social network research and the construction of vulnerabilities across the adult life course.

Karin Johansson
Kelsey Marleen Mol
Lena Karlsson

I work as an Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Department of Sociology

Lotta Vikström

Within my project funded by my Wallenberg Scholar Grant (2020-25) I lead a cross-disciplinary team researching how disabilities affect people's ageing and health in Swedish society across time.

Maria Josefsson

Researcher in statistics who develop longitudinal methods for studying cognitive aging and risk factors for dementia.

Maria Larsson

Works as system developer at CEDAR and have worked a lot with linkage methodology.  

Maria Wisselgren

Research Analyst and Data Retrieval Coordinator at CEDAR, with a PhD in history with a focus on historical demography.  

Works as a research analyst at CEDAR, which includes helping researchers who want data retrievals from our databases, quality assurance and data processing.

Minna Genbäck
Mojgan Padyab

Mojgan Padyab is Associate Professor in social work and deputy director at CEDAR.

Outi Hyvönen
Per Axelsson
Pär Vikström
Roger Eriksson
Roger Lund
Samuel Sundvall

PhD student in history, researching the impacts of migration flows on rural areas in northern Sweden during the 20th century, both on a structural and individual level.

Sophia Erhard

I am a doctoral student working at the intersection of human geography and gender studies. My research project focuses on informal elder care workers in Sweden.

Wossenseged Birhane Jemberie

research interest: Mental Health,  Substance Use, and Aging

Methods: Register based study; Latent variables; Longitudinal analysis


Latest update: 2019-02-21