Prof Michael Tåhlin

Address: SOFI, Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


Michael Tåhlin is professor of sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University. He leads the Swedish Level of Living Surveys (LNU), together with Carina Mood. His research concerns patterns and explanations of social inequality, especially the level, distribution and development of individual resources and rewards in the labor market. He has published extensively in international journals and readers on topics such as class theory, wage inequality, skill demand, and the impact of globalization on national labor markets. He is on the editorial boards of European Sociological Review and Social Forces and is a member of the supervisory council of the recently established Swedish Authority for Work Environment Knowledge (MYNAK).

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LNU is part of the REWHARD infrastructure consortium together with the databases SLOSH (Stockholm University), IMAS and STODS (Karolinska Institutet). REWHARD is led by Stockholm University and funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR); see

SOFI is a partner of the international TECHNEQUALITY project, with Michael Tåhlin, Tomas Korpi and Erik Bihagen as Swedish participants. The project involves researchers from Berlin, Cambridge, Florence, Maastricht, Oxford, Tallinn and Tilburg. TECHNEQUALITY is led by ROA, Maastricht University, and funded by the EU Horizon 2020 program; see

Michael Tåhlin's CV and selected publications are available below.

Class clues (pdf / 171099)
Leisure and recreation (pdf / 1399891)
Arbetets utveckling (pdf / 2385749)
CV.pdf (pdf / 102188)

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