Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2017
    Associate professor at the Department of Sociology, Umeå University, member of Center for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR)

  • 2017
    Habilitation in Economics, Warsaw School of Economics

  • 2013 – 2017
    Research fellow at the Department of Sociology, Umeå University (funding: Kempe Foundation, Ministry of Science in Poland, Swedish Research Council FORTE)

  • 2011 – 2013
    Assistant professor at the Institute for Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics (funding: National Science Center in Poland)

  • 2007 – 2010
    Doctoral Student at Warsaw School of Economics, Visiting Doctoral Student at Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES) and at Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock

  • 2004 – 2006
    Senior specialist at Labour Market Analysis Unit, Ministry of Social Policy in Poland

  • 1999 – 2003
    Studied Quantitative Methods and Information Systems at Warsaw School of Economics

Selected publications

  • Baranowska-Rataj A., Strandh M. (2021) When things go wrong with you, it hurts me too. The effects of partner’s employment status on health in comparative perspective. Journal of European Social Policy (advanced access: doi:10.1177/0958928720963330)

  • Gousia, K., Baranowska-Rataj, A., Middleton, T., & Nizalova, O. (2020). The impact of unemployment and non-standard forms of employment on the housing autonomy of young adults. Work, Employment and Society, (advanced access: doi: 0950017020936875).

  • Kalucza S., Baranowska-Rataj A., Nilsson K. (2020). Not all the same: Swedish teenage mothers' and fathers' selection into early family formation trajectories. Advances in Life Course Research (advanced access, doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2020.100326).

  • Barclay K., Baranowska-Rataj A., Kolk M. (2020). Interpregnancy Intervals and Perinatal and Child Health in Sweden: A Comparison Within Families and Across Social Groups. Population Studies (advanced access, doi: 10.1080/00324728.2020.1714701).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ERC Starting Grant: The effects of unemployment on health of family members (HEALFAM)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility – RC28

  • European Consortium for Sociological Research: Home – ECSR

  • Population Association of America


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