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Ann-Zofie Duvander. Foto: Privat

"Parental leave is not funded by income tax"

Ann-Zofie Duvander, Associate professor of Sociology and Demography, was interviewed on her expert area Swedish parental leave policies in the podcast "From Sweden". In contrast to what one might think, the generous parental benefit is not funded by income tax, Ann-Zofie Duvander explains.

Livia Oláh. Photo: Eva Dalin

The EU should meet the needs of future families

Families in Europe are becoming increasingly varied and complex. The EU needs to increase the possibility of combining work and children for both men and women, in order to get the economy and population structure in balance, says Livia Oláh from the Department of Sociology.

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