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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

Komp-Leukkunen, Kathrin; Poli, Arianna; Hellevik, Tale; Herlofson, Katharina; Heuer, Annika; Norum, Roger; Solem, Per Erik; Khan, Jawaria; Rantanen, Visa; Motel-Klingebiel, Andreas (2022). Older Workers in Digitalizing Workplaces: A Systematic Literature Review. The journal of aging and social change . Vol. 12.

Herlofson, Katharina; Hellevik, Tale; Daatland, Svein Olav (2021). Intergenerational family relationships in Norway. Albert, Isabelle; Emirhafizovic, Mirza; Shpigelman, Carmit-Noa; Trummer, Ursula (Ed.). Families and family values in society and culture. kap. 17. p. 309-328. Information Age Publishing.

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 . Vol. 50.

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.

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