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Björn Gustafsson

Professor emeritus

Björn Gustafsson
Professor emeritus
bjorn.gustafsson@socwork.gu.se
+46 31 786 1890

Room number: K223
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 23 , 41123 Göteborg


Department of Social Work (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
www.socwork.gu.se
socarb@socwork.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 1888
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 25 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Björn Gustafsson

Roles and affiliations

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Board of Health and Welfare, 1994 -
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Institutional Care, 1994 – 1996.
  • Member of the Board for the Centre for Evaluation (Cus) at the National Board of Health and Welfare, 1996 – 2003.
  • Research Fellow, Institute for Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany, 1999 -
  • Member of the editor board for the journals:
  • ”The Review of Income and Wealth” 1998 – 2004, “Economic Systems”, 2007 -

Areas of expertise
Social policy, Social Assistance, Immigrant issues, Poverty, The Distribution of income, China.

Present projects

  • "Aspects on household incomes in Göteborg from 1925 to 2002 – Poverty, Mobility, Inequality and Dependence", funded by FAS, 2006 – 2010
  • "Self-employment and private entrepreneurs in P.R. China", funded by The Swedish Research Council – Swedish Research Links, 2008 –
  • "Immigrants in the Economic Elite?", funded by FAS, 2010 –
  • "On the Right Side of the River" – Income perspectives on the transition between teen-ager and adulthood”, funded by the Social Insurance Office.

Teaching

  • Responsible for the following courses in “Socionomprogrammet: SQ 1134 Fattigdom och försörjningsfrågor, SQ 1263 Socialpolitik och socialt arbete.
  • Supervisor at the PhD Program in Social Work
  • Research fellow at
  • 1993, Zentrum fuer Socialpolitik (ZeS) Bremen, Germany.
  • 2002, Hitosubashi University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2006, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China.
  • 2009, Institute for Study of Labor (IZA), Germany.

Latest publications

China's Emerging Global Middle Class
Björn Gustafsson, Terry Sicular, Xiuna Yang
Changing Trends in China's Inequality; Evidence, Analysis and Prospects, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Unequal Growth: Long Term Trends in Household Income and Poverty in Urban China
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Changing Trends in China's Inequality. Evidence, Analysis, and Prospects, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

China's Urban Gender Wage Gap: A New Direction?
Jin Song, Terry Sicular, Björn Gustafsson
Changing Trends in China's Inequality: Evidence, Analysis and Prospects, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Growing into Relative Income Poverty: Urban China, 1988–2013
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Social Indicators Research, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Kinas framväxande globala medelklass
Björn Gustafsson, Terry Sicular, Xiuna Yang
Ekonomisk Debatt, Magazine article 2019
Magazine article

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2017

2016

Ethnic Disparities in Economic Wellbeing in China
Björn Gustafsson
Handbook of Ethnic Minorities in China. Xiaowei Zang (Ed.), Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Poverty among Han and Ethnic Minorities in Seven Regions of China
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai, Hiroshi Sato
Study on the Differences among Chinese Minorities , Beijing, Social Sciences Academic Press (China) , Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Investing the Patterns and Determinants of Han and Ethnic Minority Household Migration in China
Anthony Howell, Björn Gustafsson
Study on the Differences among Chinese Minorities , Beijing, Social Science Academic Press (China), Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Ethnic Income Gaps in Severn Regions of China
Ding Sai, Li Keiqiang, Björn Gustafsson
Study on the Differences among Chinese Minorities , Beijing , Social Sciences Academic Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Introduction
Ding Sai, Björn Gustafsson, Reza Hasmath
Study on the Differenes among Chinese Minorities , Beijing, Social Science Academic Press (China), Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Study on the Difference among Chinese Minorities
Ding Sai, Li Keqiang, Björn Gustafsson, Hiroshi Sato, Reza Hasmath
Beijing, Social Science Academic Press (China), Edited book 2016
Edited book

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