Ann-Zofie Duvander

Ann-Zofie Duvander is Associate professor of Sociology and Demography. Her research interests include family policy as well as the family and work-connection. She is an expert on parental leave policies in Sweden, with a special focus on leave taken by fathers. In addition to studies of parental leave and child care effects on childbearing, she has conducted several studies of variation and change in parental leave usage and its effects. She has also been involved in comparative Nordic and international studies.


Research Projects

  • The impact of parental leave use on women’s labour market careers
  • Gender equality and fertility:The influence of parents' parental leave use on continued childbearing. A Nordic comparative study
  • Parental leave and attitudes to children and gender equality
  • How effective are reforms promoting fathers' parental leave use?

Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)

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