Prof Markus Jäntti

Mobile: +46721473539
Phone: +46 8 162645
Address: Swedish Institute for Social ResearchStockholm University, SE-10961 Stockholm, Sweden


My research centers on income and wealth inequality and poverty and socio-economic mobility, especially in a cross-national perspective. I have recently spent much time trying to understand and quantify the importance of family background in the distribution of economic resources.
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Child well-being over the life course - child poverty, child care and the importance of family background
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2015

Income inequality in Sweden has increased substantially from its historical lows in the early 1980s (OECD, 2011). One aspect that may be especially worrying is that the relative poverty rate of children more than tripled, from about 4 percent in 1985 to about 13 percent in 200...

Last updated on 2018-08-08 at 13:25