Please note that the working papers published here are not peer-reviewed. For a list of our publications in peer-reviewed journals and books by the Stockholm University Demography Unit, please see this page!

2019

  • SSRD 2019:27: Duvander, Ann-Zofie, Ida Viklund. How long is a parental leave and for whom? An analysis of methodological and policy dimensions of leave length and division in Sweden
  • SRRD 2019:26 Barclay, Kieron, Martin Kolk. The Influence of Health in Early Adulthood on Male Fertility.
  • SRRD 2019:25 Baranowska-Rataj, Anna, Kieron Barclay, Joan Costa-Font, Mikko Myrskylä, Özcan Berkay. Preterm Births and Educational Disadvantage: Heterogeneous Effects across Families and Schools. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography.
  • SRRD 2019:24 Kolk, Martin and Vegard Skirbekk. Fading family lines - Women and men without children, grandchildren and great-grantchildren in 19th, 20th, and 21st century Northern Sweden
  • SRRD 2019:23 Tønnessen, Marianne and Ben Wilson. Visualising immigrant fertility: Profiles of childbearing and their implications for migration research
  • SRRD 2019:22 Deiters, Maximilian, Gerda Neyer and Gunnar Andersson. Policy Receptiveness as Determinant of Policy Effectiveness: German childcare and women's transition to first birth
  • SRRD 2019:21 Morosow, Kathrin. A Family Leave Length Trade-off? Women’s Labour Force Status in Comparative Perspective
  • SRRD 2019:20 Morosow, Kathrin and Marika Jalovaara. Disadvantaging Single Parents? Effects of Long Family Leaves on Single and Partnered Mothers’ Labour Market Outcomes in Finland
  • SRRD 2019:19 Kolk, Martin. The relationship between lifecourse accumulated income and childbearing of Swedish men and women born 1940-1970
  • SRRD 2019:18 Malmberg, Bo and William Clark. Re-evaluating Tipping and the Dynamics of Segregation
  • SRRD 2019:17 Alderotti, Giammarco, Eleonora Mussino, Chiara Ludovica Comolli. Natives and Migrants’ Childbearing during the Great Recession. A Comparison between Italy and Sweden
  • SRRD 2019:16 Chiara Ludovica Comolli, Gerda Neyer, Gunnar Andersson, Lars Dommermuth, Peter Fallesen, Marika Jalovaara, Ari Jónsson, Martin Kolk and Trude Lappegård. Beyond the Economic Gaze: Childbearing during and after recessions in the Nordic countries
  • SRRD 2019:15 Tønnesen, Marianne and Eleonora Mussino. Adaptation from below? Migrants from low-fertility countries in a high-fertility setting
  • SRRD 2019:14 Grätz, Michael and Martin Kolk. Sibling Similarity in Income: A Life Course Perspective
  • SRRD 2019:13 Grätz, Michael, Kieron J. Barclay, Øyvind N. Wiborg, Torkild H. Lyngstad, Aleksi Karhula, Jani Erola, Patrick Präg, Thomas Laidley, and Dalton Conley. Universal Family Background Effects on Education Across and Within Societies
  • SRRD 2019:12 Kridahl, Linda and Ann-Zofie Duvander. Filial care in Sweden: Does childhood family dissolution and parents’ present living arrangements matter for adult children’s support?
  • SRRD 2019:11 Bernard, Aude & Martin Kolk. Why are young Swedes moving more? A cohort analysis of internal migration by move order
  • SRRD 2019:10 Wilson, Ben, Sven Drefahl, Isaac Sasson, Paul M. Henery, Caroline Uggla. Regional trajectories in life expectancy and life-span variation. Persistent inequality in two Nordic welfare states
  • SRRD 2019:09 Jónsson, Ari Klængur, A Nation of Bastards? Nonmarital cohabitation, childbearing, and first-marriage formation in Iceland, 1994-2013
  • SRRD 2019:08 Tönnessen, Marianne, Explaining declined immigrant fertility
  • SRRD 2019:07 Malmberg, Bo & Eva K. Andersson, Do schools mix students from different neighbourhoods? School segregation and student allocation in Swedish municipalities
  • SRRD 2019:06 Haandrikman, Karen, Natasha Webster and Ann-Zofie Duvander, Understanding Local Variations in Gender Relations Using Gender Contract Theory
  • SRRD 2019:05 Li, Chun-Hao, Martin Kolk, Wen-Shan YANG, Ying-Chang CHUANG, Uxorilocal Marriage as a Strategy for Heirship in a Patrilineal Society: Evidence from Household Registers in Early 20th-Century Taiwan
  • SRRD 2019:04 Miranda, Vitor, Short birth intervals become less common in Sweden: a decline of the speed-premium effect?
  • SRRD 2019:03 Nylin, Anna-Karin, Kelly Musick, Sunnee Billingsley, Ann-Zofie Duvander and Marie Evertsson, Trends over time in his and her earnings following parenthood in Sweden
  • SRRD 2019:02 Duvander, Ann-Zofie and Linda Kridahl, Decisions on marriage? Couple’s decisions on union transition in Sweden
  • SRRD 2019:01 Comolli, Chiara, Couples’ transition to parenthood in Finland: A tale of two recessions.

2018

  • SRRD 2018:29 Viklund, Ida, Gender Revolution for Whom? Parental leave division and union dissolution risks among parental groups in Sweden
  • SRRD 2018:28 Morosow, Kathrin and Lynn Prince Cooke, Why Daddy Doesn’t Do it: Paternal Leave Effects on the Wage Distribution
  • SRRD 2018:27 Andersson, Eva, Pontus Hennerdal and Bo Malmberg, The Re-Emergence of Educational Inequality during a Period of Reforms. A Study of Swedish School Leavers 1991–2012
  • SRRD 2018:26 Weber, Rosa, Short and Long-term Integration: Assessing the Impact of Immigrant Social Contacts
  • SRRD 2018:25 Barclay, Kieron, Anna Baranowska-Rataj, Martin Kolk and Anneli Ivarsson, Interpregnancy Intervals and Perinatal and Child Health in Sweden: A Comparison Within Families and Across Social Groups
  • SRRD 2018:24 Monti, Andrea, Sven Drefahl, Eleonora Mussino and Juho Härkönen, Over-coverage in Swedish Population Registers Leads to Bias in Demographic Estimates
  • SRRD 2018:23 Thomson, Elizabeth, Maria Winkler-Dworak and Eva Beaujouan, Cohabitation and Parental Separation: Cohort change in Italy, Great Britain, and Scandinavia
  • SRRD 2018:22 Uggla, Caroline, and Gunnar Andersson, Higher divorce risk when mates are plentiful: Evidence from Denmark. Final version published 2018 as "Higher divorce risk when mates are plentiful? Evidence from Denmark" in Biology Letters 14: 20180475.
  • SRRD 2018:21 Molitoris, Joseph, Kieron Barclay, and Martin Kolk, When Birth Spacing Does and Does Not Matter for Child Survival: An International Comparison using the DHS
  • SRRD 2018:20 Dahlberg, Johan and Martin Kolk, Explaining Swedish Sibling Similarity in Fertility – Parental Fertility Behavior vs. Social Background. Final version published 2018 in Demographic Research 39(32): 883–896.
  • SRRD 2018:19 Billingsley, Sunnee, Gerda Neyer & Katharina Wesolowski, The influence of family policies on women´s childbearing: A longitudinal micro-data analysis of 21 countries
  • SRRD 2018:18 Morosow, Kathrin, Marika Jalovaara and Juho Härkönen, Cash-for-Care use and Union Dissolution in Finland
  • SRRD 2018:17 Kolk, Martin, Weak support for a U-shaped pattern between societal gender equality and fertility when comparing societies across time. Final version published 2019 in Demographic Research 40(2).

  • SRRD 2018:16 Yüksel-Kaptanoğlu, İlknur and Eva Bernhardt, Education, religious practice and gender ideology in Turkey
  • SRRD 2018:15 Monti, Andrea, Re-emigration of Foreign-Born Residents from Sweden: 1990-2015
  • SRRD 2018:14 Lappegård, Trude,  Ann-Zofie Duvander, Synøve N. Andersen, Ólöf Garðarsdóttir, Gerda Neyer, Ida Viklund, Fathers’ Use of Parental Leave and Union Dissolution. Final version published as: Lappegård, T., Duvander, AZ., Neyer, G., Viklund, I., Andersen, S., Garðarsdóttir, O., 2019. Fathers’ Use of Parental Leave and Union Dissolution. European Journal of Population, first  online. 
  • SRRD 2018:13 Barclay, Kieron, Torkild Lyngstad and Dalton Conley, The Production of Inequalities Within Families and Across Generations. The Intergenerational Effects of Birth Order and Family Size on Educational Attainment
  • SRRD 2018:12 Eriksson, Helen, Fathers and Mothers Taking Leave from Paid Work to Care for a Child. Economic Considerations and Occupational Conditions of Work
  • SRRD 2018:11 Ohlsson-Wijk, Sofi, Maria Brandén and Ann-Zofie Duvander, Committing to marriage? The role of marriage attitudes and gender equality among young cohabiters in Sweden
  • SRRD 2018:10 Dahlberg, Johan and Ann-Zofie Duvander, Do Alike Think Alike? A Descriptive Study on Attitudinal Homogamy among Swedish Couples
  • SRRD 2018:09 Kolk, Martin and Gunnar Andersson, Two Decades of Same-sex Marriage in Sweden A Demographic Account of Developments in Marriage, Childbearing and Divorce
  • SRRD 2018:08 Ma, Li, Ester Rizzi and Jani Turunen, Children and Divorce in China. Does a boy protect marriage?
  • SRRD 2018:07 Duvander, Ann-Zofie, Maria Brandén, Susanne Fahlén and Sofi Ohlsson-Wijk, Who decides about having children?Couples’ childbearing intentions and actual childbearing. Final version published 2019 in Advances in Life Course Research.
  • SRRD 2018:06 Billingsley, Sunnee, Women’s career mobility and childbearing in Sweden. Evidence of a tradeoff?
  • SRRD 2018:05 Brandén, Maria and Eva Bernhardt, The Sharing of Attitudes and Relationship Quality
  • SRRD 2018:04 Ma, Li, Gunnar Andersson, Ann-Zofie Duvander and Marie Evertsson, Forerunners and Laggards in Sweden’s Family Change. Fathers’ uptake of parental leave, 1993-2010. Final version published 2019 as "Fathers’ Uptake of Parental Leave: Forerunners and Laggards in Sweden, 1993–2010." in Journal of Social Policy (2019): 1-21.
  • SRRD 2018:03 Ambrosetti, Elena, Andrea Monti and Eleonora Mussino, Who Does It and Where? Economic integration of refugees in France and Sweden
  • SRRD 2018:02 Dahlberg, Johan and Gunnar Andersson, Changing Seasonal Variation in Births by Sociodemographic Factors: A Population-Based Register Study. Final version published in 2018 in Human Reproduction Open 2018, 4(15): 1-8. DOI: 10.1093/hropen/hoy015.
  • SRRD 2018:01 Carlsson, Erik, Fertility intentions among the children of immigrants in Sweden. Are there differences according to generational status, parental origin, and gender? Final version published 2019 as "Fertility Intentions across Immigrant Generations in Sweden Do Patterns of Adaptation Differ by Gender and Origin?" in Comparative Population Studies (43): 211-242.

2017

  • SRRD 2017:35 Abbasoğlu Özgören, Ayşe, Banu Ergöçmen and Aysıt Tansel, Birth and Employment Transitions of Women in Turkey: Conflicting or Compatible Roles? Final version published 2018 as "Birth and employment transitions of women in Turkey: The emergence of role incompatibility" in Demographic Research 39(46): 1241–1290.
  • SRRD 2017:34 Kolk, Martin and Kieron Barclay, Cognitive ability and fertility amongst Swedish men Evidence from 18 cohorts of military conscription. Final version published 2019 as "Cognitive ability and fertility amongSwedish men born 1951–1967: evidencefrom military conscription registers" in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
  • SRRD 2017:33 Uggla, Caroline, Eshetu Gurmu and Mhairi Gibson, Are wives and daughters disadvantaged in polygynous households? A case study of the Arsi Oromo of Ethiopia. Final version published 2018 in Evolution and Human Behavior 39(2):160-165.
  • SRRD 2017:32 Kridahl, Linda and Merril Silverstein, Parental Survival and Retirement Timing in the Swedish Population. Final version published 2019 as "Retirement and Aging Parents in the Swedish Population", in Journal of Population Ageing.
  • SRRD 2017:31 Spéder, Zsolt, Lívia Murinkó and Livia Sz. Oláh, Policy support and impact on third births in post-socialist Hungary
  • SRRD 2017:30 Beckley, Amber L., Rohan H. Palmer, Michael Rocque, Keith E. Whitfield, Health and criminal conviction among African Americans - A sibling study. Final version published 2019 as "Health and criminal justice system involvement among African American siblings" in SSM - Population Health 7.
  • SRRD 2017:29 Holland, Jennifer, Brienna Perelli-Harris and Gunnar Andersson, “Does Marriage Matter?” Revisited: The stability, fertility and mortality of the Swedish 1989 Marriage Boom cohort
  • SRRD 2017:28 Weber, Rosa and Jan Saarela, Self-Selection into Circular Migration: Evidence from linked Finnish and Swedish Register Data. Final version published 2019 as "Circular migration in a context of free mobility: Evidence from linked population register data from Finland and Sweden" in Population, Space & Place: e2230. DOI: 10.1002/psp.2230.
  • SRRD 2017:27 Kridahl, Linda and Martin Kolk, Retirement coordination among married couples: An analysis using Swedish administrative registers from 1990–2012. Final version published 2018 as "Retirement coordination in opposite-sex and same-sex married couples: Evidence from Swedish Registers" in Advances in Life Course Research 38: 22-36.
  • SRRD 2017:26 Chudnovskaya, Margarita, Trends in childlessness among highly educated men in Sweden
  • SRRD 2017:25 Chudnovskaya, Margarita and Ridhi Kashyap, Is the end of educational hypergamy the end of hypergamy? Evidence from Sweden
  • SRRD 2017:24 Cantalini, Stefano, Juho Härkönen and Johan Dahlberg, Does postponing Pay Off? Timing of Parenthood, Earnings Trajectories, and Earnings Accumulation in Sweden 1990-2012
  • SRRD 2017:23 Frejka, Tomas, Frances Goldscheider and Trude Lappegård, The Two-Part Gender Revolution, Women’s Second Shift and Changing Cohort Fertility. Final version published 2018 in Comparative Population Studies, 43: 99-130.
  • SRRD 2017:22 Jalovaara, Marika and Gunnar Andersson, Disparities in Children’s Family Experiences by Mother’s Socioeconomic Status: The Case of Finland. Final version published 2018 in Population Research and Policy Review 37(5): 751-768.
  • SRRD 2017:21 Qi, Haodong, Origins of Sickness: Evidence from China Famine Survivors in Sweden
  • SRRD 2017:20 Holland, Jennifer and Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik, The Timing of and Pathways into Family Life as Measures of Social Distance
  • SRRD 2017:19 Mussino, Eleonora, Vitor Miranda and Li Ma, Sex composition of children born and transition to third birth among immigrants in Sweden. Final version published 2019 as "
    Transition to third birth among immigrant mothers in Sweden: Does having two daughters accelerate the process?" in Journal of Population Research.
  • SRRD 2017:18 Comolli, Chiara, Couples' Employment Dynamic During the Great Recession and their Transition to Parenthood in the US
  • SRRD 2017:17 Mussino, Eleonora, Jussi Tervola and Ann-Zofie Duvander, Decomposing the Determinants of Fathers’ Parental Leave Use: Evidence from migration between Finland and Sweden. Final version published 2018 in Journal of European Social Policy First published online October 2018 https://doi.org/10.1177/0958928718792129.
  • SRRD 2017:16 Obućina, Ognjen and Jan Saarela, Intergenerational Transmission of Ethnic Identity in Mixed Native Couples in Finland
  • SRRD 2017:15 Ma, Li and Ester Rizzi, Entry into First Marriage in China. Final version published 2017 in Demographic Research 37(36): 1231–1244.
  • SRRD 2017:14 Härkönen, Juho, Diverging Destinies in International Perspective: Education, Single Motherhood, and Child Poverty
  • SRRD 2017:13 (517 Kb) Ohlsson-Wijk, Sofi, Jani Turunen and Gunnar Andersson, Family Forerunners? An Overview of Family Demographic Change in Sweden
  • SRRD 2017:12 Ma, Li, Jani Turunen & Ester Rizzi, Divorce Chinese Style. Final version published 2018 in Journal of Marriage and Family 80(5): 1287-1297.
  • SRRD 2017:11 Barclay, Kieron and Martin Kolk, Birth Intervals and Health in Adulthood: A Comparison of Siblings using Swedish Register Data. Final version published 2018 in Demography 55: 929-955.
  • SRRD 2017:10 (602 Kb) Neyer, Gerda, Arianna Caporali and Nora Sánchez Gassen, EU-Policies and Fertility: The Emergence of Fertility-Related Family Policies at the Supra-National Level
  • SRRD 2017:09 (701 Kb) Raneke, Andreas, The impact of children on emigration: A study of EU-15 migrants in Sweden
  • SRRD 2017:08 Bijlsma, Maarten J. and Ben Wilson, A new approach to understanding the socio-economic determinants of fertility over the life course. Final version published 2019 as Bijlsma, Maarten J., Ben Wilson, "Modelling the socio‐economic determinants of fertility: a mediation analysis using the parametric g‐formula", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/rssa.12520
  • SRRD 2017:07 (730 Kb)   Aarskaug Wiik, Kenneth, Eva Bernhardt, Cohabiting and married individuals’ relations with their partner’s parents
  • SRRD 2017:06 Jalovaara, Marika, Gerda Neyer, Gunnar Andersson, Johan Dahlberg, Lars Dommermuth, Peter Fallesen and Trude Lappegård, Education, Gender, and Cohort Fertility in the Nordic Countries. Final version published 2018 in European Journal of Population. DOI: 10.1007/s10680-018-9492-2.
  • SRRD 2017:05 Mussino, Eleonora, Vitor Miranda & Li Ma, Sex ratio at birth among immigrant groups in Sweden. Final version published 2018 as "Changes in sex ratio at birth among immigrant groups in Sweden" in Genus 74(13).
  • SRRD 2017:04 Kridahl, Linda, Retirement Timing and Grandparenthood: A Population-Based Study on Sweden. Final version published 2017 as "Retirement timing and grandparenthood in Sweden: Evidence from population-based register data", in Demographic Research 37(31): 957-994.
  • SRRD 2017:03 Svallfors, Signe, The Effect of Armed Conflict on Modern Contraceptive Utilisation – the Case of Colombia. Final version published 2019 as "Conflict and Contraception in Colombia" in Studies in Family Planning. doi:10.1111/sifp.12087
  • SRRD_2017:02 (564 Kb) Härkönen, Juho, Single-Mother Poverty: How much do Educational Differences in Single Motherhood Matter?
  • SRRD 2017:01 Härkönen, Juho, Fabrizio Bernardi, Diederik Boertien, Family Dynamics and Child Outcomes: An Overview of Research and Open Questions. Final version published 2017 in European Journal of Population 33(2): 163-184 doi:10.1007/s10680-017-9424-6.