Inés Hardoy has been at the Institute for Social Research since 1990. She has been a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of the State and Society (CEDES) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in several occasions. She has a BA in Sociology from the University of Sussex, England, and a PhD in Economics from the University in Oslo.
Her main interests has been the effects of family policy, educational policy and labor market policy on labor market prospects, with special focus on vulnerable groups such as young people, immigrants, women and people with reduced work capacity.
She has represented Norway in European Network of Experts in the field of Gender Equality (ENEGE) and contributed as independent expert in the EU’s Mutual Learning Programme for several years. She has been a member of the National Committee for the Integration of Immigrants (Inkluderingsutvalget, NOU 2011:14). Hardoy is currently participating in a comprehensive experiment in primary school on the effect of small group instruction in math on pupil’s achievement, called the 1+1 project.