Affiliated Researcher

Frida Rudolphi

Telephone: +46 8 16 26 08

Frida Rudolphi

PhD, Sociology

I am a researcher in sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University and affiliated to the Institute for Futures Studies.

My research primarily concerns inequality in education. I study, amongst other things, the association between different aspects of family recourses during upbringing and children’s educational performance and attainment as youth and adults.

At the Swedish Institute for Social Research I work within the VR funded project Hur påverkar utbildningssystemen etnisk och social ojämlikhet? Skiktning, segregation och sociala nätverk i europeiska skolor. I am also part of the CILS4EUproject, a longitudinal school survey of youth in four European countries (Sweden, England, Germany and the Netherlands).

Three recently published works:

  • Rudolphi, F. 2013. Ever declining inequalities? Primary and secondary effects in Sweden in the transition to upper secondary and higher education for students born in 1972-1990. In: Jackson, M. (Ed.), Determined to Succeed? Performance, Choice and Education. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  • Rudolphi, F. 2014. “Tro hopp och utbildning? Sociala skillnader i ungdomars utbildningsaspirationer”, pp. 125-155 in: Evertsson, M. and Magnusson, C. (Eds.) Ojämlikhetens dimensioner. Uppväxtvillkor, arbete och hälsa.Stockholm: Liber.
  • Jonsson, J.O; Kilpi-Jakonen, E; and F. Rudolphi. 2014.  “Early school-leaving in comparative perspective: Ethnic minority advantage and disadvantage”. In: Heath. A. and Brinbaum, Y. (Eds.): Unequal Attainments. Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries”. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 A selection of  previously published works:

  • Erikson, R. and F. Rudolphi. 2010. “Change in social selection to upper secondary school – primary and secondary effects in Sweden”, European Sociological Review,
    26: 291-305.
  • Jonsson, J. O. and F. Rudolphi. 2011. “Weak Performance – Strong Determination. School achievement and educational choice among ethnic minority students in Sweden”, European Sociological Review 27:487-508.
  • Jackson, M., J. O. Jonsson, and F. Rudolphi. 2012. “Ethnic Inequality and Choice-Driven Educational Systems: A Longitudinal Study of Performance and Choice in England and Sweden”, Sociology of Education 85:158-178.