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Peter Fallesen
Senior Researcher
MSc in Sociology, PhD

Employed at the Research Unit since 2006

RESEARCH AREAS

Criminality, children in care, child welfare, family demography

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Keilow, M., Holm, A., & Fallesen, P. (2018). “The Effects of Medical Treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on Children’s Educational Achievement.” PLoS One, 13(11), e0207905.

Jalovaara, M., Neyer, G., Andersson, G., Dahlberg, J., Dommermuth, L., Fallesen, P. & Lappegård​, T. (2018). “Education, Gender, and Cohort Fertility in the Nordic Countries.” European Journal of Population.

Fallesen, P., Geerdsen, L. P., Imai, S., & Tranæs, T. (2018). “The Effect of Workfare on Crime: Incapacitation and Program Effects.” Labour Economics, 52, 263-286.

Fallesen, P. & Bernardi, F. (2018). Parental Welfare Dependency and Children’s Educational Attainment in Denmark. Rockwool Foundation Research Unit Study Paper.

Fallesen, P. & Andersen, SH. (2017). “Opfølgende evaluering af indsatser rettet mod udsatte unge mødres beskæftigelse og  uddannelsesaktivitet i fire danske kommuner.” Rockwool Foundation Research Unit Study Paper.

Jalovaara, M., Neyer, G., Andersson, G., Dahlberg, J., Dommermuth, L., Fallesen, P. & Lappegård, T. (2017). Education, Gender, and Cohort Fertility in the Nordic Countries. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography.

Wildeman, C. & Fallesen, P. (2017). “The Effect of Lowering Welfare Payment Ceilings on Children’s Risk of Out-of-Home Placement.” Children and Youth Services Review.

Fallesen, P. & Andersen, L.H. (2017). ”Explaining the Consequences of Imprisonment for Union Formation and Dissolution in Denmark.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. DOI: 10.1002/pam.21933

Fallesen, P. & Breen, R. (2016). “Temporary Life Changes and the Timing of Divorce.” Demography. 53(5), 1377-1398.

Fallesen, P. (2016). “Downward Spiral: The Impact of Out-of-Home Placement on Paternal Welfare Dependency.” Children and Youth Services Review. 66, 45-55.

Andersen, S. H., & Fallesen, P. (2015). “Family Matters? The Effect of Kinship Care on Foster Care Disruption Risk” Child Abuse and Neglect. 48, 68-79.

The Effects of Medical Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on Children’s Academic Achievement. With Maria Keilow and Anders Holm. Rockwool Foundation Research Unit Study Paper no. 82, 2015.

Time and Placement: Five Empirical Essays on Foster Care. PhD thesis. Copenhagen: Copenhagen University, 2015

“The Effect of Medical Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on Foster Care Caseloads: Evidence from Danish Registry Data.” With Christopher Wildeman. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Accepted.

The Effect of Workfare on Crime: Incapacitation and Program Effects. IZA Discussion Paper No. 8716. With Lars Pico Geerdsen, Susumu Imai and Torben Tranæs, 2014.

“The Cumulative Risks of Foster Care Placement for Danish Children “. With Natalia Emanuel and Christopher Wildeman, in PLOS ONE, 2014, 10 (9): e109207.

“Identifying Divergent Foster Care Careers for Danish Children “. Child Abuse & Neglect. 38 (11): 1860-1871.

“Time well spent: The duration of foster care and early adult labor market, educational, and health outcomes “. Journal of Adolescence, 2013, 36 (6): 1003-1011.

”The effect of foster care duration on later life outcomes.” Technical Note. 2013.

Når man anbringer et barn II – Årsager, effekter af anbringelsesforanstaltninger og konsekvenser. WIth Signe Hald Andersen and with contributions by Mette Ejrnæs, Natalia Emanuel, Astrid Estrup Enemark, Bjarne Madsen and Christopher Wildeman. The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and the University Press of Southern Denmark, 2013.

The Effect of Workfare on Crime: Youth Diligence and Law Obedience. With Lars Pico Geerdsen, Susumu Imai and Torben Tranæs. The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and the University Press of Southern Denmark, Study Paper No. 41, 2012.

“Giorgio Agamben – væren, biopolitik og liv på tærsklen”. In Michael Hviid Jacobsen & Anders Petersen (eds), Samfundsteori & Samtidsdiagnose – en introduktion til sytten nyere samfundstænkere. Forlaget Unge Pædagoger, 2012.

“The impact of incentives and interview methods on response quantity and quality in diary- and booklet-based surveys”. WIth Jens Bonke. Survey Research Methods, 2010, 4, (2): 91-101

“A question of class: On the heterogeneous relationship between background characteristics and a child’s placement risk”. With Signe Hald Andersen. Child and Youth Services Review, 2010, 32 (6): 783-789

“Risikofaktorer og sociale skel”. With Signe Hald Andersen. Chapter 5 in Signe Hald Andersen (ed.), Når man anbringer et barn: Årsager, stabilitet i anbringelsen og det videre liv. University Press of Southern Denmark, 2010

“Efter anbringelsen”. With Signe Hald Andersen. Chapter 7 in Signe Hald Andersen (ed.), Når man anbringer et barn: Årsager, stabilitet i anbringelsen og det videre liv. University Press of Southern Denmark, 2010

“Uddannelse – et af flere redskaber”. With Rasmus Landersø. Socialpolitik 2009, 5: 11-15

Asylansøgeren i Danmark konstrueret som biopolitisk subjekt. Presentation at the 24th Konference for Nordisk Sociolog Forening, Århus, 14-17 August 2008