Parentalization of Same-Sex Couples: Family formation and leave rights in five northern European countries” 2020, (with Marie Evertsson and Eva Jaspers). Forthcoming in Palgrave Handbook of Family Policy (ed. Rense Nieuwenhuis & Wim Van Lancker). Palgrave

The Anatomy of the Extensive Margin Labor Supply Response” (with Håkan Selin and Spencer Bastani). Scandinavian Journal of Economics. (See also popular science report in Swedish: “Hur känslig är gifta kvinnors sysselsättning för förändring i skatte- och bidragssystemet?” IFAU Rapport 2016:2)

Working papers

“Does the gender composition in couples matter for the division of labor after childbirth?” IFAU (2016:8). See also popular science report in Swedish: “Är lesbiska föräldrar mer jämställda?” IFAU Rapport 2016:9 and IFAU’s press release (in Swedish). Press coverage: New York Times, BBC, Dagens Nyheter, Arbetsvärlden, Feministiskt Perspektiv, Kvinnotryck, Dagens Nyheter – Fakta i frågan, Arbetsliv, Utdanningsnytt, Altinget,, forskning.seSvD Ledare gästinlägg. Also cited in “Parenthood the Swedish Way: a science-based guide to pregnancy, birth, and infancy” (in Swedish: “Praktika för blivande föräldrar: gravidfakta och barnkunskap på vetenskaplig grund” ) by Agnes Wold and Cecilia Chrapkowska. 

Speedy responses: Effects of higher benefits on take-up and division of parental leave” (IFAU WP 2019:2). See also popular science report in Swedish: “Snabbhetspremien – Högre föräldrapenning för kvinnor ger mindre jämställt uttag” IFAU Rapport 2019:2, and press releases from IFAU and Uppsala University (in Swedish). Press coverage:  SVT and Dagens Arena. 

Work in progress

The child penalty in same-sex and different-sex couples in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden” (with Marie Evertsson & Maaike van der Vleuten

“Talking about my genderation: The economics of gender transitions in Sweden” (with Ian Burn, Emma von Essen, and Lucas Tilley)

“Why do gendered divisions of labour persist? Parental leave take-up among adoptive and biological parents” (with Maaike van der Vleuten)