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University of Iceland, EDDA - Center of Excellence (EDDA CoE)

 Contact details
Contact personMr. Kolbeinn Stefansson
StreetAlfheimar 31 
Address 104 - Reykjavik (Iceland) 
Phone+354 659 5736 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)1-10 
Organisation TypeResearch Organisation 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Sociology
» Other social sciences

 Brief description of your activity focus
Economic sociology, Comparative Welfare State Research, Social Policy, Attitudes and Values

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Academic Interests
Theories of human motivation, rational choice theory in particular. The measurement of well-being
(subjective and objective) and the relationship between values, choice and actions, and well-being. The
welfare state. Normative foundations of social policy and perceptions of social justice. Family policy.
Sociology of work and labour markets. The philosophy of social sciences. Social Change.
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Regional, territorial and social cohesion
» Diversities and commonalities in Europe
» Mutual learning and co-operation

 Project participation
Project #1
Project TypeNational
Project TitleGender roles and attitudes: The impact of the financial crisis
Specific Themethe effects of macro-structural factors on individuals
Project websitehttps://edda.hi.is/?page_id=149, http://www.reassess.no/id/14497
CoordinatorUniversity of Iceland, Stefan Olafsson

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