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Birgitta Jansson

SENIOR LECTURER

Department of Social
Work
Telephone
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 23
41123 Göteborg
Room number
D410
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Birgitta Jansson

Areas of expertise Issues on welfare, social policy, labour market, employment, income distribution, poverty.

Current Research Projects

  •  Project title: Working but poor. The development of in-work poverty and income mobility in Sweden, from 1987 to 2017. Financed by Swedish Research Council for Health, Working life and Welfare.
  • Project time 2018-2020
  • Project leader: Birgitta Jansson
  • Assistant: Lovisa Broström, Department of Social Work, University of Gothenburg 

Completed Research Project

  • Project title: Income mobility in Sweden 1983 – 2011 – studies based on individuals and households. Founded by Ragnar Söderbergs Stiftelse. Project time: 2013-15
  • Project leader: Birgitta Jansson
  • Assistant: Björn Gustafsson, Departement of Social Work, Göteborgs universitet
  • Project title: Aspects on household income in Göteborg from 1925 to 2002 – poverty, mobility, inequality and dependence. Founded by FAS.
  • Project leader: Björn Gustafsson, Departement of Social Work, Göteborgs universitet
  • Assistant: Birgitta Jansson, Departement of Social Work, Göteborgs universitet

Teaching

  • Teaches in the Bachelor program in Social Work and at the Master programme in Social Work and Human Rights.
  • Supervises Bachelor and Master Degree reports.
  • Co-supervisor, PhD student Nicholas Mugabi, Makerere-Sweden Bilateral Reserach Program (MAK-SIDA)
  • Guest lecturer at the Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, South Africa 050815 – 050902. Course: “Welfare Systems” (Linnéus-Palme programme)
  • Guest lecturer at the Department of Sociology (Social Work programme). Havana University, Cuba 070425 – 070513. Course: “Welfare Systems” (Linnéus-Palme programme)
  • Guest lecturer at the Department of Social Work Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.110130-110218. (Linnéus-Palme programme)
  • Guest lecturer at the Department of Social Work, University of Rwanda, Huye, Rwanda. 180204-180225. (Linnéus-Palme programme)