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Giota, J., Bergh, D., & Emanuelsson, I. (2019). Changes in individualized teaching practices in municipal and independent schools 2003, 2008 and 2014 - student achievement, family background and school choice in Sweden. Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy. [Epub ahead of print]

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Sörberg Wallin A., Koupil I., Gustafsson J.-E., Zammit S., Allebeck P., & Falkstedt D. (2019). Academic performance, externalizing disorders and depression: 26,000 adolescents followed into adulthood.
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Giota, J., & Emanuelsson, I. (2018). Individualized teaching practices in the Swedish comprehensive school from 1980 to 2014 in relation to education reforms and curricula goals. Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy, 4(3), 144-155.

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Höjer, I., Lindberg, H., Nielsen, B., Gustafsson, J.-E., & Johansson, H. (2018). Recognition of education and schooling in case files for children and young people placed in out-of-home care. Children and Youth Services Review, 93, 135–142.

Klapp, A. (2018). Does academic and social self-concept and motivation explain the effect of grading on students’ achievement? European Journal of Psychology of Education, 33(2), 355–376.

Sörberg Wallin, A., Allebeck, P., Gustafsson, J.-E., & Hemmingsson, T. (2018). Childhood IQ and mortality during 53 years' follow-up of Swedish men and women. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Advance online publication.

Sörberg Wallin A., Zeebari Z., Lager A., Gunnell D., Allebeck P., & Falkstedt D. (2018). Suicide attempt predicted by academic performance and childhood IQ: a cohort study of 26 000 children. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 137(4), 277-286.


Giota, J. & Gustafsson, J.-E. (2017). Perceived Demands of Schooling, Stress and Mental Health: Changes from Grade 6 to Grade 9 as a Function of Gender and Cognitive Ability. Stress & Health, 33(3), 253-266.

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Klapp, A., Cliffordson, C., & Gustafsson, J.-E. (2016). The effect of being graded on later achievement: evidence from 13-year olds in Swedish compulsory school. Educational Psychology, 36(10), 1771-1789.

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Falkstedt, D., Backhans, M., Lundin, A., Allebeck, P., & Hemmingsson, T. (2014). Do working conditions explain the increased risks of disability pension among men and women with low education? A follow-up of Swedish cohorts. Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health, 40(5), 483-492.

Fredriksson, P., & Öckert, B. (2014). Life-cycle Effects of Age at School Start. The Economic Journal, 124(579), 977-1004.

Thorsen, C., Gustafsson, J.-E. & Cliffordson, C. (2014), The influence of fluid and crystallized intelligence on the development of knowledge and skills. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 84(4), 556–570.

Thorsen, C. (2014). Dimensionality and Predictive validity of school grades: The relative influence of cognitive and social-behavioral aspects (Diss.) (Gothenburg Studies In Educational Sciences, 356). Gothenburg, Sweden: Acta universitatis Gothoburgensis.


Erikson, R. (2013). Educational institutions and social selection in education. In D. Deißner (Ed.), Chancen bilden (pp. 111-124): Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.

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Koerselman, K. (2013). Incentives from curriculum tracking. Economics of Education Review, 32, 140-150.

MacCabe, J. H., Wicks, S., Löfving, S., David, A. S., Berndtsson, Å., Gustafsson, J.-E., Allebeck, P., & Dalman, C. (2013). Decline in cognitive performance between age 13 and 18 and risk for psychosis in adulthood: a Swedish longitudinal cohort study. JAMA Psychiatry, 70(3), 261-270.


Askling, B. (2012). Integration and/or Diversification: The role of structure in meeting expectations on higher education. (Working paper HEIKwp 2012/04). Oslo: University of Oslo, Faculty of Educational Sciencies.

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Thorsen, C. (2012). Dimensions of Norm-Referenced Compulsory School Grades and their Relative Importance for the Prediction of Upper Secondary School Grades. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 58(2), 127-146.


Berggren, C. (2011). Gender Equality Policies in Swedish Higher Education. Journal of Education and Work, 24(1/2), 141-161.

Giota, J., & Emanuelsson, I. (2011). Policies in special education support issues in Swedish compulsory school: a national representative study of head teachers’ judgements. London Review of Education, 9(1), 95-108.

Gunnell, D., Löfving, S., Gustafsson, J.-E., & Allebeck, P. (2011). School performance and risk of suicide in early adulthood: Follow-up of two national cohorts of Swedish schoolchildren. Journal of Affective Disorders, 131(1), 104-112.

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Giota, J. (2010). Multidimensional and Hierarchical Assessment of Adolescents’ Motivation in School. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 54(1), 83-97.

Johansson, H., Höjer, I. & Hill, M. (2010). Young People from a Public Care Background and their Pathways to Education. Final report from the Swedish part of the YIPEE project. Socialt arbete, Göteborgs university.

Zammit,S., Lewis,G., Rasbash,J., Dalman, C., Gustafsson, J.-E., & Allebeck, P. (2010). Individuals, Schools, and Neighborhood. A Multilevel Longitudinal Study of Variation in Incidence of Psychotic Disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67(9), 914-922.


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Giota, J., Lundborg, O., & Emanuelsson, I. (2009). Special education in comprehensive school: extent, forms and effects. Scandinavian Journal of Educational research, 53 (6), 557-578.

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Andersson, L., Allebeck, P., Gustavsson, J-E. and Gunnell, D. (2008). Association of IQ scores and school achievement with suicide in a 40-year follow-up of a Swedish cohort

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Giota, J. (2007). Adolescents' goal orientations in Society and the educational context: A Dutch-Swedish comparative study. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research 51 (1), 41-62.

Giota, J. (2007). Specialpedagogiskt stöd i grundskolan - omfattning, former och konsekvenser. (IPD-rapport nr 2007:03). Göteborg: Göteborgs university. 


Giota, J. (2006). Why Am I in School? Relationships between Adolescents' Goal-orientations, Academic Achievement, and Self-evaluations. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research 50 (4), 441-461.


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Giota, J. (2001). Adolescents' perceptions of school and reasons for learning. (Göteborg studies in educational sciences 156). Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis.


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Reuterberg, S-E. (1998). On differential selection in the Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 81-97.

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