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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

Growing into Relative Income Poverty: Urban China, 1988–2013
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Social Indicators Research, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Poverty and Its Alleviation
Björn Gustafsson
The SAGE Handbook of Contemporary China , London, Sage, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Unequal Growth: How Household Incomes and Poverty in Urban China Have Developed since 1988, with an Emphasis on the Period from 2007 to 2013
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
The Latest Changes of Income Distribution Pattern in China - A study on the income distribution of Chinese residents (V)), Beijing, Kina, China Financial & Economic Publishing House, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

China's Urban Gender Wage Gap: A New Direction?
Jin Song, Terry Sicular, Björn Gustafsson
The Latest Changes of Income Distribution Pattern in China - A study on the income distribution of Chinese residents (V), Beijing, Kina , China Financial & Economic Publishing House, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

China's Emerging Global Middle Class
Björn Gustafsson, Terry Sicular, Xiuna Yang
The latest changes of income distribution pattern in China - A study on the income distribution of Chinese residents (V), Beijing, Kina , China Financial & Economic Publishing House., Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Charitable donations by China’s private enterprises
Björn Gustafsson, Xiuna Yang, Gang Shuge, Dai Jianzhong
Economic Systems, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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2019

Growing into Relative Income Poverty: Urban China, 1988–2013
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Social Indicators Research, Journal article 2019
Journal article

2018

Poverty and Its Alleviation
Björn Gustafsson
The SAGE Handbook of Contemporary China , London, Sage, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

2017

Unequal Growth: How Household Incomes and Poverty in Urban China Have Developed since 1988, with an Emphasis on the Period from 2007 to 2013
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
The Latest Changes of Income Distribution Pattern in China - A study on the income distribution of Chinese residents (V)), Beijing, Kina, China Financial & Economic Publishing House, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

China's Urban Gender Wage Gap: A New Direction?
Jin Song, Terry Sicular, Björn Gustafsson
The Latest Changes of Income Distribution Pattern in China - A study on the income distribution of Chinese residents (V), Beijing, Kina , China Financial & Economic Publishing House, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

China's Emerging Global Middle Class
Björn Gustafsson, Terry Sicular, Xiuna Yang
The latest changes of income distribution pattern in China - A study on the income distribution of Chinese residents (V), Beijing, Kina , China Financial & Economic Publishing House., Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Charitable donations by China’s private enterprises
Björn Gustafsson, Xiuna Yang, Gang Shuge, Dai Jianzhong
Economic Systems, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Showing 1 - 10 of 133

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