Register-based Life Course Studies: Sociological, Demographic and Economic Perspectives
NordForsk has funded a researcher network on life course studies using register data.
About the project
The network "Register-Based Life Course Studies: Sociological, Economic and Demographic Perspectives" (hereafter "the Network") was created to promote sociological, economic, and demographic research on human life courses with data drawn from administrative registers the Nordic countries. To accomplish this, the Network arranges and sponsors general seminars, workshops, other meetings on life course research on register data and sponsors researcher mobility through travel grants.
The network will organize several events during the project period. Planned events include:
- Stream of sessions for the Nordic Sociological Conference 2011 in Oslo, Norway
- Side meetings at the European Population Conference June 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden
- Side meetings at the Nordic Demographic Symposium 2012 in Oslo, Norway
Applications for funding
Application for funding may be addressed to email@example.com. They should include a short work proposal and budget, unless otherwise specified.
A steering group is responsible for allocation of funds. The steering group consists of Mette Gerster (Denmark), Juho Härkönen (Sweden), Marika Jalovaara (Finland), and Torkild Hovde Lyngstad (Norway). Participants are drawn from multiple research institutions in four of the Nordic countries.
Publications and documents
Presentation at SIMSAM workshop in Stockholm, September 2010