Personal profile


Tine holds a Ph.D. in comparative welfare analysis and specializes in analysis of care policies and practices in parental leave, child care and long-term care for older people. She works with qualitative as well as quantitative methods in her research and evaluations.

She is the PI for a larger, comparative project on resilience in ageing, funded by the Swedish research council FORTE. She is also leading a mixed-methods, national study into care poverty among older frail people, a study financed by Dan Age.

Tine is the leader of the research group Changing Societies: Developments, Challenges, and Consequences (Velci) at The Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University. With colleague Prof. Costanxo Ranzi, she chairs the international Transforming Care Network, with more than 500 scholars as members. Activities include a bi-annual conference, a book series at Policy Press, online book seminars, mailing list and a newsletter. 

Field of specialisation

Policy analysis and evaluation of welfare and social care for children and older people, including the following research fields and methods:

  • Long-term care policies, reablement, frailty, demography and healthy ageing
  • Governance and steering, implementation, innovation, co-production, trust relations, private-public partnership, consumerism, welfare professions
  • Formal/informal care giving and care work
  • Care related quality of life (ASCOT), quality of care and quality systems, welfare indicators
  • Family policy, parental leave, day care for children, fertility
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods, including vignettes and RTC, observations and interviews
  • Comparative methods and analysis


Jeg har erfaring med at undervise i kvalitative metoder, herunder interview, vignetter og observationer og dyrker pt. rapid ethnography som metode. Har tillige erfaring med undervisning i governance og institutionelle perspektiver, bl.a. institutionelle logikker, styring, nudging og proffessionsteori, og som gammel komparativist også undervisning i velfærdsstatsperspektiver, herunder velfærdsmix, og i det meste der teoretisk eller empirisk omhandler 'social care', fx. reformer i ældrepleje eller familiepolitik i europæisk perspektiv etc.  

External positions

Professsor, Stockholm University

1 Mar 2020 → …

Publication network

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