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Svein Olav Daatland

Svein Olav Daatland


Svein Olav Daatland is a social psychologist from the University of Oslo. He was the Director of the Norwegian Institute of Gerontology 1994-96, and from 1996 a senior researcher at the Section for Ageing Research and Housing Studies, NOVA. Daatland has published widely on ageing, family, and the welfare state, and has coordinated or partnered several comparative studies in these areas, including the 5th Framework Project OASIS. Daatland is currently a co-investigator for the Norwegian Life Course, Ageing and Generation Panel Study (NorLAG).

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Aging   Care-taking of elders   Old people   Aging and the welfare state   Family solidarity

Research projects

Scientific publications

Veenstra, Marijke; Løset, Gøril Kvamme; Daatland, Svein Olav (2021). Socioeconomic Inequalities in Mortality After Age 67: The Contribution of Psychological Factors. Frontiers in Psychology .

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.

Veenstra, Marijke; Daatland, Svein Olav; Aartsen, Marja (2020). The role of subjective age in sustaining wellbeing and health in the second half of life. 21 p. Ageing & Society .

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

Daatland, Svein Olav (2015). Cuidados de larga duracion en Noruega: Legados, tendencias y controversas. del Pino, Eloisa; Fuentes, Francisco Javier Moreno (Ed.). Desafios del estado de bienestar en Noruega y Espana.. Capitulo 2. p. 31-53.

Daatland, Svein Olav (2015). Norwegian long-term care: Legacies, trends, and controversies. del Pino, Eloisa; Fuentes, Francisco Javier Moreno (Ed.). New social risks and welfare state reforms in Norway and Spain.. Chapter 02.

Daatland, Svein Olav; Høyland, Karin; Otnes, Berit (2015). Scandinavian contrasts and Norwegian variations in special housing for older people. Journal of Housing for the Elderly . Vol. 29.

Daatland, Svein Olav (2014). Sustainable care? Norwegian long-term care in a European perspective. Companje, K.P. (Ed.). Financing high medical risks. Chapter 3. p. 43-62. Amsterdam University Press.

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.

Daatland, Svein Olav; Veenstra, Marijke; Herlofson, Katharina (2012). Age and intergenerational attitudes in the family and the welfare state. Advances in Life Course Research . Vol. 17.

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