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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

Strand, Bjørn Heine; Håberg, Asta; Eyjólfsdóttir, Harpa Sif; Kok, Almar; Skirbekk, Vegard Fykse; Huxhold, Oliver; Løset, Gøril Kvamme ; Lennartsson, Carin; Schirmer, Henrik; Herlofson, Katharina ; Veenstra, Marijke (2024). Spousal bereavement and its effects on later life physical and cognitive capability: the Tromsø study. GeroScience.

Hellevik, Tale ; Herlofson, Katharina ; Pedersen, Axel West (2023). Hvordan måle tidspunkt for avgang fra yrkeslivet i Norge? Om ulike definisjoner, metoder og resultater. Søkelys på arbeidslivet. Vol. 40.

Solem, Per Erik ; Hauge, Linda; Hellevik, Tale ; Herlofson, Katharina (2023). Older Workers and Work Exit Preferences in a Digitalized Working Life. 16 p. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies.

Herlofson, Katharina ; Veenstra, Marijke (2023). Livsløpsoverganger i eldre år. Betydningen av kjønn og sosioøkonomisk status. 15 p. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. Vol. 26.

Vangen, Hanna ; Herlofson, Katharina (2023). Why care? How filial responsibility norms and relationship quality matter for subsequent provision of care to ageing parents. Ageing & Society.

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. p. 309-328. Information Age Publishing.

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). 11 p. International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 50.

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

Hellevik, Tale ; Herlofson, Katharina (2020). 67+ and still working. The importance of earlier job situation and retirement plans for extended careers. 13 p. Nordisk välfärdsforskning | Nordic Welfare Research. Vol. 5.

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