Prof Markus Jäntti

Affiliations:
Email: markus.jantti@sofi.su.se
Mobile: +46721473539
Phone: +46 8 162645
Address: Swedish Institute for Social ResearchStockholm University, SE-10961 Stockholm, Sweden


Description

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.
For more on research etc, see https://sites.google.com/view/mjantti/home
My CV:


resume.pdf (pdf / 123029)


Projects

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...


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...


Barns välfärd i Sverige – barnfattigdom, barnomsorg och familjebakgrundens betydelse
01/06/2013 - 31/03/2015
The purpose of this research proposal is to fund two research visits by Bruce Bradbury Wales to SOFI at Stockholm University. We have received partial funding for the Swedish part of a project, briefly described below, to study children’s well-being in Sweden. Bradbury&rsqu...


Collaborating with

Nieuwenhuis, Rense

Rense Nieuwenhuis is a quantitative sociologist interested in how the interplay between social policies and demographic trends gives rise to economic inequalities. His publications appeared in the Journal of Marriage and Family and the European Sociological Review, among other...


Last updated on 2018-08-02 at 15:17