SUNDEM workshop “New Developments in Register-based Education Research” 20 April in Stockholm

Workshop: New Developments in Register-based Education Research

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

Room: B800, Södra husen, Stockholm University     Time: 13:00 – 17:00


13:00 – 13:05 — Welcome and introduction by Gunnar Andersson and Margarita Chudnovskaya (SUNDEM)

13:05 – 14:10 — Session 1: Educational Outcomes

"Parental separation and school grades in Sweden: Causal effects using instrumental variables"
Michael Grätz and Juho Härkönen

"Peer effects and educational decisions"
Erik Rosenqvist

"Under the influence of our older brother and sister: The association between sibling gender configuration and STEM degrees"
Roujman Shahbazian

"Gender differences in cognitive profiles and educational outcomes"
Serhiy Dekhtyar and Agneta Herlitz

14:10 – 14:30 —  Fika

14:30 – 15:30 — Session 2: Educational Reform

"Swedish school reforms and life-long cognitive ability and dementia"
Dominika Seblova

"School choice reform and educational ambitions – The unintentional emergence of an elite culture"
Magnus Bygren and Erik Rosenqvist

"Tertiary distance online education and the transition to parenthood during enrolment"
Linus Andersson

"Educational contraction in Finland"
Juho Härkonen and Outi Sirniö

15:30 – 16:00 — Fika

16:00 – 17:00 — Session 3: Education and Demographic Outcomes

"An assessment of educational misclassification in register-based data on Finnish immigrants in Sweden"
Rosa Weber

”Fertility and tertiary education in Sweden”
Vitor Miranda and Sofie Froby

"Education, gender, and cohort fertility in the Nordic countries"
Gerda Neyer with Marika Jalovaara and Gunnar Andersson et al.

"Childlessness among the highly educated in Sweden"
Margarita Chudnovskaya