Min forskning handlar om hur etnisk skolsegregering uppstår. Skolsegregering innebär att barn födda i Sverige och barn födda utanför Sverige går i olika skolor, och jag undersöker bakomliggande processer till det. 

Senaste publikation

Arbeten i urval

Tre nyligen publicerade arbeten

  • Brandén, M. Bygren, M., and Gähler, M. 2018. “Can the ‘Trailing Wife’ Penalty be Explained by Employer Recruitment Choices?” Population, Space and Place.  Länk
  • Bygren, M. Erlandsson, A., and Gähler, M. 2017. “Do Employers Prefer Fathers? Evidence from a Field Experiment Testing the Gender by Parenthood Interaction on Callbacks to Job Applications” European Sociological Review, 33, 337-348 (elected as runner-up of the ESR Best Article Prize 2017). Länk
  • Bygren, M. and Szulkin, R. 2017. “Using Register Data to Estimate Causal Effects of Interventions: An Ex Post Synthetic Control-Group Approach” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 45(Suppl. 17), 50-55. Länk

Tre ofta citerade arbeten

  • Bygren, M. (2004) “Pay Reference Groups and Pay Satisfaction. What Do Workers Evaluate Their Pay To?” Social Science Research, 33, 206-224.
  • Bygren, M. & A.-Z. Duvander. (2006) “Parents’ Workplace Situation and Fathers’ Parental Leave Use.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 68, 363-372.
  • Bygren, M. and R. Szulkin. (2010) “Ethnic Environment during Childhood and the Educational Attainment of Immigrant Children in Sweden.” Social Forces, 88, 1305-1330.