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Signe Hald Andersen
Research Leader and Deputy Chief of Research
MSc in Sociology, PhD

Employed at the Research Unit since 2008

RESEARCH AREAS

Placement of children in care outside the home, criminality, unemployment, the effects of active labour market policies, social and economic processes in families, quantitative sociology

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Richmond-Rakerd, Leah S., D’Souza, Stephanie, Signe Hald Andersen, Sean Hogan, Renate M. Houts, Richie Poulton, Sandhya Ramrakha, Avshalom Caspi, Barry J. Milne & Terrie E. Moffitt (2020): Poor health, crime, and social-welfare dependency cluster in a population segment: Policy challenges of inequality as revealed by analyses of 4 million citizens from 2 nations. Nature Human Behavior

Andersen, Signe Hald (2019): The effect of aftercare on human capital acquisition among foster care alumni. Children and Youth Services Review, 103: 28-41.

Andersen, Signe Hald (2018): Paternity leave and the motherhood penalty: New causal evidence. Journal of Marriage and Family, 80(5): 1125-1143

Goldman, Alyssa, Signe Hald Andersen, Lars H. Andersen & Christopher Wildeman (forthcoming): Can alternatives to Incarceration Enhance Child Well-being? In Eddy, J. Mark & Julie Poehlmann-Tynan (Eds.). Children of Incarcerated Parents: A handbook for Researchers and Practitioners, 2nd Edition, New York: Springer International Publishing.

Andersen, Signe Hald, Andersen, Lars H., Fitzpatrick, Maria D. & Wildeman, Christopher (2017): How Alternatives to Incarceration Could Affect Child Well-being. Pp. 151-172 in When Parents Are Incarcerated: Interdisciplinary Research and Interventions to Support Children. Edited by Wildeman, Christopher, Anna R. Haskins, and Julie Poehlmann-Tynan. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Wildeman, Chris & Andersen, Signe Hald (2017): The Impact of Paternal Incarceration on Children’s Risk of Arrest by Early Adulthood. Criminology, 55: 32-58

Mertz, Mikkel & Andersen, Signe Hald (2017): The Intergenerational Transmission of Foster Care Experiences. British Journal of Social Work, 47: 1377-1393

Andersen, Lars H., Anker, Anne Sofie Tegner & Andersen, Signe Hald (2016): A formal decomposition of declining youth crime in Denmark. Demographic Research, 35(44): 1303-1316

Andersen, Signe Hald (2016): Drinking Alone? The Effect of Alcohol Treatment Programs for Drunk Drivers on Relationship Stability. Annals of the Academy of Political and Social Science, 665(1): 46-62

Mertz, Mikkel & Andersen, Signe Hald (2016): The hidden cost of foster care: New evidence on the intergenerational transmission of foster care experiences. Rockwool Fondens Forskningsenhed. Study Paper no. 106

Andersen, Signe Hald & Jensen, Bent (2016): Anbringelser. Historik, omfang, årsager og virkemidler. Gyldendal and the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit

Andersen, Signe Hald & Fallesen, Peter (2015): Family Matters? The Effect of Kinship Care on Foster Care Disruption Rates. Child Abuse & Neglect, 48: 68-79

Andersen, Signe Hald (2015): Serving time or serving the community? Exploiting a policy reform to assess the causal effects of community service on income, social benefit dependency and recidivism. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 31(4): 537-563

Andersen, Signe Hald, Andersen, Lars Højsgaard, & Skov, Peer (2015): The Effect of Marriage and Spousal Criminality on Recidivism. Journal of Marriage and Family, 77(2): 496-509

Andersen, Lars Højsgaard & Andersen, Signe Hald (2014): Losing the stigma of incarceration: does serving a sentence with electronic monitoring causally improve post-release labor market outcomes? Criminology & Public Policy, 13 (3): 349-380

Andersen, Signe Hald & Wildeman, Christopher (2014): The Effect of Paternal Incarceration on Children’s Risk of Foster Care Placement. Social Forces 93(1): 269-298

Wildeman, Christopher, Andersen, Signe Hald, Lee, Hedwig & Karlson, Kristian Bernt (2014): Parental Incarceration and Child Mortality in Denmark. American Journal of Public Health, 104(3): 428-433

Fallesen, Peter and Andersen, Signe Hald med bidrag af Mette Ejrnæs, Natalia Emanuel, Astrid Estrup Enemark, Bjarne Madsen and Christopher Wildeman (2013): Når man anbringer et barn II – Årsager, effekter af anbringelsesforanstaltninger og konsekvenser. The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and the University Press of Southern Denmark

Andersen, Signe Hald (2014): Complex patterns: On the characteristics of children who experience high and low degrees of foster care drift. British Journal of Social Work, 44(6): 1545-1562

Andersen, Signe Hald (2013): Common genes or exogenous shock? Disentangling the causal effect of paternal unemployment on children’s schooling efforts. European Sociological Review, 29(3): 477-488

Andersen, Signe Hald (2012): Serving time or serving the community? Exploiting a policy reform to assess the causal effects of community service on income, social benefit dependency and recidivism. The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and the University Press of Southern Denmark, Study Paper No. 37

Andersen, Signe Hald (2012): Unemployment and crime: Experimental evidence of the causal effects of intensified ALMPs on crime rates among unemployed individuals. The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and the University Press of Southern Denmark, Study Paper No. 38.

Andersen, Lars Højsgaard & Andersen, Signe Hald (2012): Losing the stigma of incarceration: Does serving a sentence with electronic monitoring causally improve post-release labor market outcomes? The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and the University Press of Southern Denmark, Study Paper No. 40.

Breen, Richard & Andersen, Signe Hald (2012): Educational Assortative Partnerships and earnings Inequality in Denmark. Demography, 49:867-887

Andersen, Signe Hald & Hansen, Lars Gårn (2012): The Rise and Fall of Divorce–Implications of Bourdieu on Becker’s model of the Marriage Market. Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 36(2):97-124

Andersen, Signe Hald (2011): Exiting unemployment: How do program effects depend on individual coping strategies. Journal of Economic Psychology, 32(2): 248-258

Andersen, Signe Hald, with contrbutions by Frank Ebsen, Mette Ejrnæs, Morten Ejrnæs, Peter Fallesen and Signe Frederiksen (2010): Når man anbringer et barn. The University Press of Southern Denmark

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

Andersen, Signe Hald (2010): A good place to live? On municipality characteristics and children’s placement risk. Social Service Review, June

Andersen, Signe Hald (2010): The cost of sickness: On the effect of the duration of sick leave on post sick leave earnings. Social Science & Medicine, 70(10): 1581-1589

Andersen, Signe Hald (2009): Unemployment and subjective well-being. A question of class? Work and Occupations, vol 36(1): 3-25

Heinesen, Eskil, Husted, Leif & Andersen, Signe Hald (2009): Labour market integration of immigrants: Estimating local authority effects. Journal of Population Economics, 22(4): 909-939

Andersen, Signe Hald (2008): Heterogeneous treatment effects from government training – Does well-being during unemployment explain the variation? In Bradshaw, Jonathan (ed.): International Studies on Social Security. Vol. 14

Andersen, Signe Hald & Heinesen, Eskil (2008): Estimating the relative success of local authorities at labour market integration of immigrants. European Journal of Population, 24(1) : 59-86

Andersen, Signe Hald (2008): The short and long term effects of government training on subjective well being. European Sociological Review, 24(4):451-462