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This page highlights some of the publications, both academic and popular, written by FLUX researchers. We also include some news articles where FLUX researchers have been interviewed.

Peer-reviewed publications

These publications have been thoroughly reviewed by other researchers before publishing, and they are published in well-known academic journals or books.

Sanna Read, Lauri Hietajärvi & Katariina Salmela-Aro (2022): School burnout trends and sociodemographic factors in Finland 2006–2019. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Ryohei Mogi, Ester Lazzari, Jessica Nisén & Vladimir Canudas-Romo (2022): Cross-sectional average length of life by parity: Country comparisons. Population Studies.

Julia Hellstrand, Jessica Nisén & Mikko Myrskylä (2022): Less Partnering, Less Children, or Both? Analysis of the Drivers of First Birth Decline in Finland Since 2010. European Journal of Population.

Andrés F. Castro Torres, Ewa Batyra & Mikko Myrskylä (2022): Income Inequality and Increasing Dispersion of the Transition to First Birth in the Global South. Population and Development Review.

Alina Pelikh, Ken Smith, Mikko Myrskylä & Goisis, Alice (2022): Medically Assisted Reproduction Treatment Types and Birth Outcomes. A Between-Family and Within-Family Analysis. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Working papers

Working papers are latest research results, which we want to share as soon as possible for other academics to read. Working papers are currently in the process of being reviewed by other researchers.

Linus Andersson, Marika Jalovaara, Jan Saarela, Caroline Uggla (2022):
A matter of time: Bateman’s principles and mating success as count and duration in contemporary Finland
INVEST Working papers 52/2022, FLUX 5/2022

Jessica Nisén, Marika Jalovaara, Anna Rotkirch, Mika Gissler (2022):
Fertility recovery despite the COVID-19 pandemic in Finland?
INVEST Working papers 50/2022, FLUX 4/2022

Leen Rahnu, Marika Jalovaara (2022):
Partnership dynamics and entry into parenthood: Comparison of Finnish birth cohorts 1969–2000
INVEST Working papers 47/2022, FLUX 3/2022

Linus Andersson (2022):
The Role of Sex Differences in Re-partnering for Sex Differences in Post-separation Fertility by Age 48: A Cohort Perspective 
INVEST Working papers 46/2022, FLUX 2/2022

Linus Andersson Marika Jalovaara, Caroline Uggla & Jan Saarela (2021): Less is more or more is more? Union dissolution and re-partnering as an engine for fertility in a demographic forerunner context – a register based completed cohort fertility approach. INVEST Working papers 43/2021, FLUX 1/2021

Blogs and podcasts

Our blog posts are based on the research we have conducted, but they are written in more general terms and to the general public. We mainly write in FLUX blog, but also visit in other blogs.

INVEST Blog 14/2021 Sanni Kotimäki, Simon Chapman & Satu Helske: Fathers on family leaves: Who, when, and why?

FLUX research in media

Here we highlight some of the cases where FLUX researchers have been interviewed or otherwise provided their expertise in newspaper or magazine articles, radio or tv interviews or other media.

Bloomberg Opinion, Gearoid Reidy (21.6.2022): The Fertility Crisis Started in Japan, But It Won’t Stay There (Mikko Myrskylä interviewed)

National Geographic: The pandemic delivered a surprise to Nordic countries: a baby boom (Jessica Nisén interviewed)