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Jon Ivar Elstad

Jon Ivar Elstad


Graduated in sociology, worked in social research since 1981, PhD in 2000. Main research areas: Social inequalities in health, theories of class, children's level of living, the impact of The Great Recession on population health and access to health care in Europe, health care utilization among migrants, the role of genetics in social research, the impact of family income on school results, etc.

For descriptions of participation in research projects and an overview over recent publications: See CV.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Social inequalities and health   Socioeconomic inequality   Living conditions of children   Social epidemiology

Research projects

Scientific publications

Gauffin, Karl; Heggebø, Kristian; Elstad, Jon Ivar (2021). Precariousness in Norway and Sweden: a comparative register-based study of longstanding precarious attachment to the labour market 1996–2015. European Societies .

Dahl, Espen; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Hermansen, Åsmund; van der Wel, Kjetil A. (2021). Uførhet og dødsrisiko i arbeiderklassen - Hva betyr arbeidsmiljø og arbeidsforhold?. Ljunggren, Jørn; Hansen, Marianne Nordli (Ed.). Arbeiderklassen. 14. p. 275-291. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Elstad, Jon Ivar; Heggebø, Kristian (2020). ‘Crowded out’? Immigration Surge and Residents’ Employment Outcomes in Norway. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies .

Arntzen, Annett; Bøe, Tormod; Dahl, Espen; Drange, Nina Eirin; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Fosse, Elisabeth; Krokstad, Steinar; Syse, Astri; Sletten, Mira Aaboen; Strand, Bjørn Heine (2019). 29 recommendations to combat social inequalities in health. The Norwegian Council on Social Inequalities in Health. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health . Vol. 47.

Elstad, Jon Ivar; Heggebø, Kristian (2019). Et voksende prekariat? Langvarige tilknytninger til arbeidslivet blant kjernegruppene i arbeidsmarkedet. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 36.

Heggebø, Kristian; Bell, Justyna; Tolgensbakk, Ida; Elstad, Jon Ivar (2019). «Crowded out»? Relative forskjeller og relativt store tolkningsproblemer. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning . Vol. 60.

Elstad, Jon Ivar; Hermansen, Åsmund; Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik; Martikainen, Pekka; Östergren, Olof; Tarkiainen, Lasse (2019). Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old. 20 p. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy . Prosjekt C-Life, Nordforsk 75970

Östergren, Olof; Martikainen, Pekka; Tarkiainen, Lasse; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik (2019). Contribution of smoking and alcohol consumption to income differences in life expectancy: evidence using Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish register data. 6 p. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health .

Abebe, Dawit Shawel; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Lien, Lars (2018). Utilization of somatic specialist services among psychiatric immigrant patients: the Norwegian patient registry study. BMC Health Services Research . Vol. 18:852.

Elstad, Jon Ivar; Reiertsen, Ola (2018). Sykehusinnleggelser de tre siste leveårene. 8 p. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening . Vol. 138.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete