This area covers research on social policy, social change and people’s living conditions.

The area includes research on the aims of social policy, legislation, authorities and organisations and the impact of social security systems on people’s conditions and development. Also relevant is research on inequalities in living conditions (including income and health), societal changes and their consequences as well as studies of the importance of family and childhood conditions for life chances at the population level.

The panel is also responsible for population and migration studies.

Members of the review panel 2023

  • Chairperson

  • Clary Krekula

    Linnaeus University, Sweden

  • Members

  • Astri Muren

    Stockholm University, Sweden

    Scientific reviewer

  • Mikael Nygård

    Åbo Akademi University, Finland

    Scientific reviewer

  • Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta

    University of Gothenburg, Sweden

    Scientific reviewer

  • Anders Kassman

    Marie Cederschiöld University, Sweden

    Scientific reviewer

  • Malin Eriksson

    Umeå University, Sweden

    Scientific reviewer

  • Magnus Bygren

    Stockholm University, Sweden

    Scientific reviewer

  • Kirk Scott

    Lund University, Sweden

    Scientific reviewer

  • Malin Junestav

    The Swedish Social Insurance Agency/Government Offices of Sweden

    Community representative

  • Graham Owen

    Trosa Municipality, Sweden

    Community representative