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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 loneliness, hormonal narratives, and green industrialisation.

Ari Laitinen
Björn Högberg

My current research investigates the importance of schools for the wellbeing of pupils, as well as the effects of parental unemployment on the health of children. 

Christine Bylund
Emma Landby
Emma Lundholm

I am associate Professor in Human Geography. I am also Head of Department at Department of Geography. My main reserach interrest is interregional migration in Sweden. 

Erik Brändström
Erik Törnlund
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.

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
Karin Johansson
Kelsey Marleen Mol

Lars Fredrik is an associate professor in economic history and works on economic development and structural change, human well-being and social welfare, demography, and economic geography

Lena Karlsson

I am Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, and Head of unit at Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR).

Liselotte Eriksson

Associate professor in Economic History. Research interests: public and private insurance, historical morbidity patterns and historical alcohol regulations.

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

I am an associate professor (senior lecturer) and docent in Statistics. My research mainly involves methods for studying age-related cognitive change.

Maria Wisselgren

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

Analyst and assistant director for the Demographic Data Base (infrastructure) at CEDAR.

Minna Genbäck
Mojgan Padyab

Mojgan Padyab is an associate professor (Docent) in social work and assistant director at CEDAR.

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

PhD in history. my reserach primarily deals with demographic rural history. Predominantly long-term changes in migration dynamics.

Sara Kalucza
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