I am a Research Professor at the Rockwool Foundation in Copenhagen, Denmark, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, and a Research Affiliate at the Center for Demography and Ecology, UW-Madison. For the fall of 2021 and spring of 2022, I will be a visiting fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

My research fields are family demography, social inequality, child welfare, mental health, criminal justice, and applied econometrics.


My research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Demography, Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Acta Sociologica, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Health Economics, BMC Public Health, and Labour Economics.

This website contains information on my research, CV, replication code, and publications. Please feel free to contact me if you're interested in my work.

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