Prof Magnus Bygren


Magnus Bygren's research currently follows three partially overlapping themes: (1) the existence and extent of discrimination in various domains, (2) the consequences of parenthood for men’s and women’s labor market careers, and (3) the causes of school segregation. Methodologically, he makes use of quantitative methods, with an emphasis on experimental and related approaches.


What makes employers discriminate by gender and parenthood?
01/01/2019 - 31/12/2020

The aim of this project is to investigate the circumstances leading employers to discriminate by gender and parenthood, contributing to the broader aim at increasing our understanding about the mechanisms underlying gender inequality in the labor market. Previous Swedish studi...

What affects attitudes to wage differentials?
01/01/2006 - 31/12/2009
Detta projekt ämnar utforska vad som påverkar de attityder individer har till löneskillnader mellan låg- och höglönegrupper. Det finns en stor variation i dessa attityder, där somliga anser att stora skillnader är legitima, medan andra an...

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