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Eva Andersson

Eva K. Andersson is a Professor and lecturer at the department of Human Geography, Stockholm University. As a geographer she has primarily focused on segregation and neighbourhood effects on socio-economic careers. These were also the themes in her thesis (Andersson 2001). Her recent projects include; ’ResSegr – Residential segregation in five European countries’ (JIP), ‘Contrasts in urban residential segregation: An international comparative study of patterns, driving forces and effects’ financed by the Swedish Research Council, and Education attitudes and educational results in a changing educational landscape’ also funded by the Swedish Research Council. Yet another research project is ‘Residential Mobility Patterns of Older People, Their Housing Preferences, and Housing Choices’. Key words for her research are; Urban geography, neighbourhood effects, residential/school segregation, social justice, socio-economic career, rural gentrification, residential mobility, elderly, Equipop.


eva.andersson @

Hendrik Bang

Henrik Bang is at Statistics Denmark


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Gunn Birkelund

Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund was born in 1954. She studied sociology at University of Bergen. She has had longer research visits at University of Madison-Wisconsin, University of California at Berkeley, University of Oxford and Nuffield College. She is Professor of Sociology at University of Oslo and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Analytical Sociology, Linköping University. Her research interests include analytical sociology, labor market studies, social stratification, and social cohesion. She is a Fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.


g.e.birkelund @ 

Henning Christiansen

Henning Christiansen is employed at Statistics Denmark where he works as Head of Section. At statistic Denmark, he has been employed with a broad range of subjects inside the statistical field of Social and Demographic domains. He has a Master’s Degree in Sociology from Copenhagen University.


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Bo Malmberg


Bo Malmberg is professor at the Department of Human Geography of Stockholm University working within the research profile Population Geography, Migration and GIS. His 30 years of research cover four different subfields of Human geography: Economic geography; Population geography; Urban geography, with focus on residential segregation and neighbourhood effects; and, finally GIS and remote sensing.


bo.malmberg @

Torbjørn Skardhamar

Torbjørn Skardhamar is at the Department of Human Geography and Sociology at the University of Oslo.


torbskar @

Leo van Wissen

Leo van Wissen is director of the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute.


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