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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

Catching Up with the West: Chinese Pathways to the Global Middle Class
Björn Gustafsson, Xiuna Yang, Terry Sicular
The China Journal , Journal article 2020
Journal article

Expenditures on education and health care and poverty in rural China
Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.11, Ch.14), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

China’s Lesser Known Migrants
Deng Quheng, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.12, Ch.14), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Changes in household income and poverty in urban China
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.10, Ch.10), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Changes in Poverty during the period of Economic Transformation
Wei Zhong, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.10, Ch.3), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Estimation of the scale and degree of poverty in China in the late 1980s
Li Shi, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.10, Ch.2), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Unemployment, Earlier Retirement, and Changes in the Gender Income Gap in Urban China
Li Shi, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.6, Ch.11), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

China's urban gender wage gap: A new direction?
Song Jin, Terry Sicular, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.4, Ch.14), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

The Gender Earning Gap in Urban China
Li Shi, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.4, Ch.12), Beijing, Peoples Republic of China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Income inequality in urban China
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.4, Ch.3), Beijing,P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

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2020

Catching Up with the West: Chinese Pathways to the Global Middle Class
Björn Gustafsson, Xiuna Yang, Terry Sicular
The China Journal , Journal article 2020
Journal article

Expenditures on education and health care and poverty in rural China
Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.11, Ch.14), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

China’s Lesser Known Migrants
Deng Quheng, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.12, Ch.14), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Changes in household income and poverty in urban China
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.10, Ch.10), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Changes in Poverty during the period of Economic Transformation
Wei Zhong, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.10, Ch.3), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Estimation of the scale and degree of poverty in China in the late 1980s
Li Shi, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.10, Ch.2), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Unemployment, Earlier Retirement, and Changes in the Gender Income Gap in Urban China
Li Shi, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.6, Ch.11), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

China's urban gender wage gap: A new direction?
Song Jin, Terry Sicular, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.4, Ch.14), Beijing, P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

The Gender Earning Gap in Urban China
Li Shi, Björn Gustafsson
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.4, Ch.12), Beijing, Peoples Republic of China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Income inequality in urban China
Björn Gustafsson, Ding Sai
Research on China’s Income Distribution and Labor Market (Vol.4, Ch.3), Beijing,P.R. China , China Human Resources & Social Security Publishing Group Co., Ltd, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

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