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Ann-Zofie Duvander. Foto: Eva Dalin

"The motive was not to change the birth rate"

Many families in Sweden would probably have been different without a certain rule in parental insurance.The rule, introduced in 1986, had the effect that women have children more frequently. Ann Zofie Duvander, Associate professor of Demography and Sociology and one of the researchers in the TITA project, explains why the rule was introduced and how it affected the families of Swedish Radio's "Good morning, world!".

Lisa Lindén. Foto: Niklas Björling

Lisa Lindén winner of prize for best PhD thesis

Lisa Lindén, lecturer in Sociology, has won the prize for best PhD thesis 2016 at the Faculty of Philosophy, Linköping university.

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