Peer-reviewed articles and chapters in books 

Bihagen, E. & Härkönen, J. (2016) The direct and indirect effects of social background on occupational positions in Sweden: New evidence on old questions. In Ballarino, Gabriele, and Fabrizio Bernardi (eds.) Education, Occupation, and Social Origin: A Comparative Analysis of the Transmission of Socio-Economic Inequalities. Edward Elgar.

Bijlsma, Maarten J., Ben Wilson (2019), "Modelling the socio‐economic determinants of fertility: a mediation analysis using the parametric g‐formula", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, DOI:

Comolli, C. L. (2017)  The Fertility Response to the Great Resession in Europe and the United States: Structural Economic Conditions and Perceived Economic Uncertainty. Demographic Research 36: 1549-1600
Comolli, Chiara. 2018. Finnish fertility: Pro- or counter-cyclical? Research on Finnish Society 11: 58-64.

Erman, J. & Härkönen, J. (2017) Parental Separation and School Performance Among Children of Immigrant Mothers in Sweden. European Journal of Population, online first. doi:10.1007/s10680-017-9419-3
Härkönen, J., Bernardi, F. & Boertien, D. (2017) Family Dynamics and Child Outcomes: An Overview of Research and Open Questions. European Journal of Population, online first. doi:10.1007/s10680-017-9424-6
Härkönen, J. (2017, forthcoming) Single-mother poverty: How much to educational differences in single motherhood matter? In Nieuwenhuis, R. & Maldonado, L. (eds.) The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families. Bristol: Policy Press.  
Juárez, S. & Hjern, A. (2016) The weight of inequalities: Duration of residence and offspring's birthweight among migrant mothers in Sweden. Social Science and Medicine 175:81-90
Mussino, E. & Duvander, A. (2016) Use it or save it? Migration background and parental leave uptake in Sweden. European Journal of Population. European Journal of Population 32(2): 189-210
Mussino, E., Duvander, A & Li Ma (2018), Does Time Count? Immigrant Fathers’ Use of Parental Leave for a First Child in Sweden. Population-E, 73 (2), 2018, 363-382 DOI: 10.3917/pope.1802.0363 
Uggla Caroline & Billingsley Sunnee. 2018. Unemployment, intragenerational social mobility and mortality in Finland: heterogeneity by age and economic context. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health;72:1003-1008.
Östergren, O., Martikainen, P., Tarkiainen, L., Elstad, J. I., & Brønnum-Hansen, H. (2019). Contribution of smoking and alcohol consumption to income differences in life expectancy: evidence using Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish register data. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, jech-2018-211640. doi:10.1136/jech-2018-211640

Doctoral dissertations

Kathrin Morosow. Side Effects: Unintended Consequences of Family Leave Policies.

Working papers

Document de travail 251. Obucina, Ognjen, Ilari Ilmakunnas, 2019, Immigrant Child Poverty in an Emerging Country of Destination: the Evidence from Finland, Paris, INED.

LIS Working Paper series - No. 714 Härkönen, Juho. Single-mother poverty: how much do educational differences in single motherhood matter? Forthcoming as: Chapter 1, "Single-mother poverty: how much do educational differences in single motherhood matter?" in The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families: Resources, employment and policies to improve well-being, edited by Rense Nieuwenhuis and Laurie Maldonado. Bristol: Policy Press.

LIS Working Paper series - No. 713 Härkönen, Juho. Diverging destinies in international perspective: Education, single motherhood, and child poverty.

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

SRRD 2016:11 (1058 Kb) Härkönen, Juho, Eevi Lappalainen and Marika Jalovaara, Double Disadvantage in a Nordic Welfare State: A Demographic Analysis of the Single Mother Employment Gap in Finland, 1987–2011

SRRD_2016:14 (967 Kb) Tervola, Jussi, Ann-Zofie Duvander and Eleonora Mussino, Promoting parental leave for immigrant fathers – what role does policy play?

SRRD_2016:19 (484 Kb) Mussino, Eleonora, Ann-Zofie Duvander, Li Ma, Does time count? Immigrant fathers’ use of parental leave in Sweden

SRRD 2019:01 Comolli, Chiara, Couples’ transition to parenthood in Finland: A tale of two recessions.

SRRD 2019:10 Ben Wilson, Sven Drefahl, Isaac Sasson, Paul Henery and Caroline Uggla: Regional trajectories in life expectancy and life-span variation. Persistent inequality in two Nordic welfare states

Policy briefs

Jussi Tervola, Ann-Zofie Duvander and Eleonora Mussino: "Equalizing family leaves promotes immigrant mother's employment" (only in Finnish). Policy Brief 10/2016.

Eleonora Mussino, Ann-Zofie Duvander: "Migration background and parental leave uptake in Sweden", IUSSP's online news magazine, June 2016.



Interview with Juho Härkönen “Suomen yliopistot säästävät”, SVT Uutiset  19.2.2016 


Interview/panel discussion with Juho Härkönen “Ylipaino, työllisyys ja tulot”,  Sveriges radio, Sisuradio 27.9.2016

Newspaper articles

Interview “Juho Härkönen tutkii eriarvoisuutta”, Ruotsin Suomalainen


Population Europe webinar with Juho Härkönen "Does Family Structure Matter For Social Inequality and Social Mobility?"

Check it out here