Working papers


Prix, Irene & Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina: Not in a class of one’s own: The role of social origins and destinations for entry into gender-atypical fields of study. WPSEI 6/2018.

Tanskanen, Antti & Danielsbacka, Mirkka: Childhood co-residence and relationship quality among half siblings in Germany. WPSEI 5/2018.

Ezdi, Sehar: The elderly missing women phenomenon – Consequence of female victimization across the life course. WPSEI 4/2018.

Ezdi, Sehar & Künemund, Harald: Sex ratios in old age: comparing countries in middle eastern Asia to east and southeast Asia. WPSEI 3/2018.

Ezdi, Sehar: Masculinization of old age in countries across Asia. WPSEI 2/2018.

Lehti, Hannu; Erola, Jani & Tanskanen, Antti: Tying the Extended Family Knot – Grandparents’ Influence on Educational Achievement. WPSEI 1/2018.


Salonen, Laura & Pöyliö, Heta: Historical dataset of major educational reforms in Europe in 1950–1990. WPSEI 15/2017.

Hämäläinen, Hans & Tanskanen, Antti: Intergenerational transfers towards adult children and elderly parents. WPSEI 14/2017.

Pöyliö, Heta: Something Good Out of the Bad Times? Intergenerational Inequalities in College Enrollment during the Great Recession in the United States. WPSEI 13/2017.

Danielsbacka, Mirkka, Tanskanen, Antti O.: Marital disruption and grandparental investment in Finland. WPSEI 12/2017. (Published in Contemporary Social Science.)

Danielsbacka, Mirkka, Tanskanen, Antti O., Coall, David A. & Jokela, Markus: Does grandparental investment improve health and well-being of older Europeans?. WPSEI 11/2017.

Karonen, Esa & Niemelä, Mikko: Life course perspective on economic shocks and income inequality through age-period-cohort analysis: evidence from Finland. WPSEI 10/2017.

Veilahti, Antti: The Social Life of the European Crisis: A Multilevel Analysis of Youth, Employment and the Economy of Wellbeing 2007–2012. WPSEI 9/2017.

Veilahti, Antti: A General Method for Comparing Probit- and Logit-models with Single and Multilevel Data. WPSEI 8/2017.

Veilahti, Antti: The Not So Great Recovery—Economic Policy in the Making of the European Crisis of Youth. WPSEI 7/2017.

Tanskanen, Antti, Danielsbacka Mirkka, Coall, David, A: Entry into grandparenthood and subjective well-being among older Europeans. WPSEI 6/2017.

Jalovaara, Marika & Anette Fasang: Family life courses, gender, and mid-life earnings. WPSEI 5/2017.

Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina & Vono de Vilhena, Daniela: Early School Leavers in Education and the Labour Market in Britain. WPSEI 4/2017.

Tanskanen, Antti: Entry into parenthood and intergenerational relations in Germany. WPSEI 3/2017. (Published in Social Science Research)

Lehti, Hannu, Erola, Jani & Karhula, Aleksi: Less Advantaged More Averse? Heterogeneous Effects of Parental Unemployment on Siblings’ Educational Achievement. WPSEI 2/2017

Schnor, Christine & Jalovaara, Marika: The increase in non-marital childbearing and its link to educational expansion. WPSEI 1/2017.


Jalovaara, Marika & Fasang, Anette Eva: From never-partnered to serial cohabitors: Union trajectories to childlessness. WPSEI 18/2016. (Published in Demographic Research.)

Tanskanen, Antti, Kallio, Johanna & Danielsbacka, Mirkka: Attitudes towards elderly care among older and younger Finns. WPSEI 17/2016.

Tanskanen, Antti: Does sibling similarity predict relationship quality in Finland? A two-generational investigation. WPSEI 16/2016.

Miettinen, Anneli & Jalovaara, Marika: Stable employment – more babies? Life stage and educational differences in the effects of labour market attachment on first birth among Finnish men and women. WPSEI 15/2016.

Tanskanen, Antti: Correlation between grandparental investment and child development in England. WPSEI 14/2016. (Published in Antropological Review)

Tanskanen, Antti, Danielsbacka, Mirkka, & Erola, Jani: Grandparental co-residence, parental involvement, and educational outcomes among children. WPSEI 13/2016.

Kailaheimo, Sanna & Erola, Jani: The Effect of Early Parental Death on Children’s University Education. WPSEI 12/2016.

Tanskanen, Antti & Danielsbacka, Mirkka: Association between Parenthood Status and Sibling Relationship Quality in Finland. WPSEI 11/2016. (Published in Journal of Family Studies)

Erola, Jani, Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina, Prix, Irene & Lehti, Hannu: For Better or for Worse, for Nephews or for Nieces? Resource Compensation and Multiplication from Extended Family Members. WPSEI 10/2016.

Karhula, Aleksi, Erola, Jani & Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina: Home Sweet Home? Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Childcare Arrangements in Finland. WPSEI 9/2016. (Published in book Childcare, Early Education and Social Inequality)

Pöyliö, Heta, Erola, Jani & Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina: Institutional Change and Parental Compensation in Intergenerational Attainment. WPSEI 8/2016. (Published in The British Journal of Sociology)

Danielsbacka, Mirkka, Tanskanen, Antti & Rotkirch, Anna: Parenthood Is Associated with Conflicts with In-laws in Finland. WPSEI 7/2016. (Published in Evolutionary Psychological Science.)

Prix, Irene & Erola, Jani: Does Death Really Make Us Equal? Educational Attainment and Resource Compensation after Parental Death in Finland. WPSEI 6/2016 (Published in Social Science Research)

Tanskanen, Antti & Erola, Jani: Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement, Family Resources and Children’s Cognitive and Educational Achievements in The UK. WPSEI 5/2016 (Published in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility)

Tanskanen, Antti & Danielsbacka, Mirkka: Do Grandparental Presence Correlate with Early Childhood Injury? WPSEI 4/2016 (Published in Child Indicators Research)

Jalovaara, Marika & Kulu, Hill: Separation Risk over Union Duration: An Immediate Itch? WPSEI 3/2016 (Forthcoming, European Sociological Review)


Tanskanen, Antti.: Maternal Health Problems Correlate with Increased Risk of Early Childhood Injury in the UK. WPSEI 2/2016

Tanskanen, Antti, Erola, Jani & Kallio, Johanna: Parental Resources, Sibship Size and Educational Performance in 20 Countries: Evidence for the Compensation Model. WPSEI 1/2016 (Published in Cross-Cultural Research)


Kuivalainen, Susan & Erola, Jani: Swinging support? Economic Cycles and Changes in the Public Attitudes towards Welfare Recipients in Finland 1995–2010. WPSEI 8/2015  (Published in European Societies)

Karhula, Aleksi, Lehti, Hannu & Erola, Jani: Intergenerational Scars? Long-term Effect of Parental Unemployment during Depression on Socioeconomic Achievement. WPSEI 7/2015. (Published in Research on Finnish Society)

Toivonen, Timo: Parental Influence on Book Reading of Children. WPSEI 6/2015.

Jalovaara, Marika & Fasang, Anette: Are There Gender Differences in Family Trajectories Across Educational Groups in Finland? WPSEI 5/2015 (Published in Demographic Research.)

Lindblom, Taru & Mustonen, Pekka: Upholding Symbolic Boundaries Through Culinary Dislikes: Exploring Food Tastes In Finland. WPSEI 4/2015

Saarinen, Arttu, Räsänen, Pekka & Kouvo, Antti: Two Dimensions of Trust in Physicians in OECD-Countries. WPSEI 3/2015. (Published in Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance.)

Erola, Jani & Jalovaara, Marika: The Replaceable: The Inheritance of Paternal and Maternal Socioeconomic Statuses in Non-Standard Families. WPSEI 2/2015. (Published in  Social Forces.)

Toivonen, Timo: Spousal Influence in Time Use: On Book Reading, Highbrow Culture Attendance and Computer Use. WPSEI 1/2015. (Published in electronic International Journal of Time Use Research.)