Dr Peter Fallesen

Email: peter.fallesen@sofi.su.se
Address: Universitetsvägen 10F, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden


I am an associate professor (docent) at the LNU/level-of-living group. I received my PhD in sociology from the University of Copenhagen in February 2015. My dissertation examined the life courses of foster care children. I am also a researcher at the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and affiliated with the Centre for Stratification Research, University of Copenhagen. I have previously held visiting positions at Yale University and UC Berkeley.

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My research fields are family demography, social inequality, child welfare, and criminal justice.

Current ResearchI presently study the effect of imposing welfare benefit ceilings on family stability and welfare, how children affect parental outcomes after a divorce, and the efficacy of medical treatment of ADHD on children's long term outcomes.

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