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Katharina Herlofson

Katharina Herlofson


Katharina Herlofson is a senior researcher at the department of Ageing Research and Housing Studies, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA). Her research interests include gender and intergenerational relationships in a comparative perspective and older workers and retirement. She has participated in EU-funded international research projects (OASIS, Multilinks), and is a co-investigator for the Norwegian Life Course, Ageing and Generation Study (NorLAG).

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Aging   Life-evolvement   Old people   Informal care   Intergenerational relationships   Grandparenthood

Research projects

Scientific publications

Vangen, Hanna; Hellevik, Tale; Herlofson, Katharina (2021). Associations between paid and unpaid work among Norwegian seniors: competition, complementarity or continuity?. European Journal of Ageing .

Veenstra, Marijke; Herlofson, Katharina; Aartsen, Marja; Hansen, Thomas; Hellevik, Tale; Henriksen, Gry; Løset, Gøril Kvamme; Vangen, Hanna (2021). Cohort Profile: The Norwegian Life Course, Ageing and Generation Study (NorLAG). International Journal of Epidemiology .

Hellevik, Tale; Herlofson, Katharina (2020). 67+ and still working. The importance of earlier job situation and retirement plans for extended careers. Nordisk välfärdsforskning | Nordic Welfare Research . Vol. 5.

Herlofson, Katharina; Hellevik, Tale (2019). Eldre i arbeidslivet – slitenhet og yrkesavgang. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 36.

Herlofson, Katharina; Brandt, Martina (2019). Helping older parents in Europe: the importance of grandparenthood, gender and care regime. European Societies . Vol. 22.

Herlofson, Katharina; Daatland, Svein Olav; Veenstra, Marijke (2019). Generasjoner imellom. Holdninger til familiens ansvar øst og vest i Europa. Nordisk Østforum . Vol. 33.

Herlofson, Katharina (2015). Lengre liv, nye hjelpemønstre i familien?. Sosiologi i dag . Vol. 45.

Herlofson, Katharina; Ugreninov, Elisabeth (2014). Er omsorgsfulle fedre omsorgsfulle sønner? Likestilling hjemme og hjelp til eldre foreldre. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning . Vol. 55.

Herlofson, Katharina (2013). How gender and generation matter: examples from research on divorced parents and adult children. Families, Relationships and Societies . Vol. 2.

Slagsvold, Britt; Veenstra, Marijke; Hagestad, Gunhild; Hansen, Thomas; Herlofson, Katharina; Koløen, Kristine; Solem, Per Erik; Daatland, Svein Olav (2012). Life-course, ageing and generations in Norway: The NorLAG study. Norsk Epidemiologi . Vol. 22.

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