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Svenn-Erik Mamelund

Svenn-Erik Mamelund


Mamelund has a Masters in human geography from 1998 and PhD in Demography from 2004. He has 23 years experience in studying the demography of epidemic diseases with a particular focus on the 1918-20 influenza pandemic. The topic is timely with the centenary in 2018-20.

Mamelund has been a visiting scholar at Center for Demography and Ecology at University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001, Centre for Population Studies at Umeå University 2006-2009 and Penn State University in 2008.

At the Work Research Institute Mamelund has studied health consequences of reorganization and workplace conflicts, and effects of various efforts under the auspices of the Labour and Welfare Directorate.

Mamelund have since April 2017 been the president of the Norwegian Demographic Society:

ORCID: 0000-0002-3980-3818 / ResearcherID: G-4495-2016

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Demography, Human geography

Subject areas

Population development, Demography, Demography, Trade unions, Working life research, Spanish Influenza 1918-19, Mortality, Historical demography, Marital status and mortality, Attitude, Immunization, Sickness Absence, Work inclusion, Vulnerable youth, Working life and health





Research projects

Scientific publications

Økland, Helene P.; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2019). Race and 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States: A review of the literature. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health . Vol. 16.

Mamelund, Svenn-Erik; Dimka, Jessica (2019). Tuberculosis as a risk factor for 1918 influenza pandemic outcomes. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease . Vol. 4.

Mamelund, Svenn-Erik; Shelley-Egan, Clare; Røgeberg, Ole (2019). The association between socioeconomic status and pandemic influenza: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews . Vol. 8:5.

Horbach, Serge; Breit, Eric; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2019). Organisational responses to alleged scientific misconduct: Sensemaking, sensegiving and sensehiding. Science and Public Policy . Vol. 46.

Chandra, Siddharth; Christensen, Julia; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik; Nigel, Paneth (2018). Short-term birth sequelae of the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic in the United States: State-level analysis. American Journal of Epidemiology . Vol. 187.

Bernstrøm, Vilde Hoff; Drange, Ida; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2018). Employability as an Alternative to Job Security. Personnel Review . Vol. 48.

Enehaug, Heidi; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2018). Direkte og indirekte konfliktinvolvering. Heen, Hanne; Salomon, Robert H (Ed.). Varme konflikter i arbeidslivet. Organisatoriske perspektiver og håndteringsmetoder. Kapittel 4. p. 64-77. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2018). 1918 pandemic morbidity: the first wave hits the poor, the second wave hits the rich. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses . Vol. 12.

Drange, Ida; Bernstrøm, Vilde Hoff; Mamelund, Svenn-Erik (2018). Are you moving up or falling short? An inquiry of skills-based variation in self-perceived employability among Norwegian employees. Work, Employment and Society . Vol. 32.

Mamelund, Svenn-Erik; Haneberg, Bjørn; Mjaaland, Siri (2017). The strength and vulnerability of school-age children. Demographic Research . Vol. 36.

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