Livia Sz. Oláh

Livia Sz. Oláh

Livia Sz. Oláh is Associate Professor of Demography (Ph.D. 2001, Stockholm University) at the Dept. of Sociology, Stockholm University with expertise also in law and political science, comparative welfare state research and gender studies. Her main research interests are: family demography, policy impacts on fertility and partnership dynamics, and the interplay of family patterns and societal and familial gender relations in European societies. She has been the Project coordinator of FamiliesAndSocieties, a large-scale collaborative project in the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (2013 –2017), and Principal Investigator for Sweden in the international comparative project “Explaining very low fertility in postindustrial societies”. Oláh has published in highly-ranked international journals, (co)edited a volume on childbearing, women’s employment and work-life balance policies (Palgrave 2013), (co-)authored book chapters for well-known publishers, served as member of the editorial board for international social science journals and of reference groups on family issues internationally and in Sweden.


Stockholms Universitet

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23 May 2023 | summary

Introduction to the Special Collection on The new roles of women and men and implications for families and societies

Livia Sz. Oláh, Rudolf Richter, Irena Kotowska

Volume: 48 Article ID: 29
Pages: 849–866
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2023.48.29

10 October 2018 | research article

Economic uncertainty and first-birth intentions in Europe

Susanne Fahlén, Livia Sz. Oláh

Volume: 39 Article ID: 28
Pages: 795–834
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.39.28

02 February 2011 | reflection

Should governments in Europe be more aggressive in pushing for gender equality to raise fertility? The second "YES"

Livia Sz. Oláh

Volume: 24 Article ID: 9
Pages: 217–224
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2011.24.9

05 February 2010 | reflection

Reconciling studies of men’s gender attitudes and fertility

Frances Goldscheider, Livia Sz. Oláh, Allan Puur

Volume: 22 Article ID: 8
Pages: 189–198
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2010.22.8

18 November 2008 | research article

Men's childbearing desires and views of the male role in Europe at the dawn of the 21st century

Allan Puur, Livia Sz. Oláh, Mariam Irene Tazi-Preve, Jürgen Dorbritz

Volume: 19 Article ID: 56
Pages: 1883–1912
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.56

01 July 2008 | research article

Sweden: Combining childbearing and gender equality

Livia Sz. Oláh, Eva Bernhardt

Volume: 19 Article ID: 28
Pages: 1105–1144
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2008.19.28

17 April 2004 | research article

Becoming a Mother in Hungary and Poland during State Socialism

Livia Sz. Oláh, Ewa Frątczak

Special Collection: S3 Article ID: 9
Pages: 213–244
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2004.S3.9

19 February 2001 | research article

Gender and family stability

Livia Sz. Oláh

Volume: 4 Article ID: 2
Pages: 29–96
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2001.4.2