Liv Bjerre

Portrait Foto Liv Bjerre (Liv Bjerre)
Liv Bjerre


Former Staff Member of the Research Unit

Research fields

Social Science Research Methods
Migration, Integration and Irregular Immigration


since 2/2018 Research Assistant at Roskilde University, Department of Social Sciences and Business, research project SIRIUS 

05/2016 - 01/2018 Research Fellow at the research unit "Migration, Integration, Transnationalization"

10/2011 - 04/2016 Research Fellow at the Emmy Noether research group "Immigration Policies in Comparison" (IMPIC)

09/2011 M.Sc. Sociology, University of Copenhagen

11/2010 - 09/2011 Guest student researcher at Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin), SOEP department (Socio-Economic Panel Study)

04/2006 - 09/2011 Student research assistant at SFI - The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Department of Social Policy and Welfare Services

2008 - 2010 Student research assistant at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Sociology

2008 - 2010 Research assistant at the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Society

2004 - 2011 University education (sociology). University of Copenhagen and Humboldt University, Berlin

Selected Publications

Michelle Pace/Somdeep Sen/Liv Bjerre (2018): Denmark: Legal Barriers and Enablers; in: Legal Barriers and Enablers - WP 2 Report, Part II - EU and Country Reports, SIRIUS Project - Skills and Integration of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Applicants in European Labour Markets.

Bjerre, Liv (2017): Immigration Policy Effects. A Conceptual Framework. IMI Working Papers Series 139. Oxford: International Migration Institute (IMI) at the University of Oxford.
Helbling, Marc/Bjerre, Liv/Römer, Friederike/Zobel, Malisa Zora (2017): "Measuring Immigration Policies. The IMPIC Database". In: European Political Science, Vol. 16, No. 1, S. 79-98. (vorab online publiziert 01.04.2016)
Berger, Valentin/Bjerre, Liv/Breyer, Magdalena/Helbling, Marc/Römer, Friederike/Zobel, Malisa (2016): The Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Dataset. Technical Report V2 - With the Collaboration of Marta Antonova, Anne Bohm, Florian Eyert, Maren Hahnen, Jonas Kahle, Gregory Kerr, Jakob Oxenius, Andrea Pürckhauer, Hannah Schilling. WZB Discussion Paper SP VI 2016-201r. Berlin: WZB. (revised March 2024)
Bjerre, Liv/Helbling, Marc/Römer, Friederike/Zobel, Malisa Zora (2015): "Conceptualizing and Measuring Immigration Policies. A Comparative Perspective". In: International Migration Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, S. 555-600. (vorab publiziert online 22. Mai 2014)
Helbling, Marc/Bjerre, Liv/Römer, Friederike/Zobel, Malisa Zora (2013): "Introduction. How to Measure Immigration Policies". In: Migration and Citizenship - Newsletter of the American Political Science Association, Vol. 1, No. 2, S. 4-8.
Helbling, Marc/Bjerre, Liv/Römer, Friederike/Zobel, Malisa (2013): "The Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Index. The Importance of a Sound Conceptualization". In: Migration and Citizenship - Newsletter of the American Political Science Association, Vol. 1, No. 2, S. 8-15.

Bjerre, Liv/Henningsen, Inge/Skovgaard, Lasse/Launsø (2011): "Self-reported change in quality of life among people with multiple sclerosis who have participated in treatment based on collaboration between conventional health care providers and CAM practitioners". In: European Journal of Integrative Medicine Vol. 3 No. 4.

Bjerre, Liv/Peter, Frauke/Spieß, C. Katharina (2011): "Wahl der Kinderbetreuung hängt in Westdeutschland auch mit der Persönlichkeit der Mütter zusammen". In: DIW Wochenbericht 41: 20-26 / "Child Care Choices in Western Germany also Correlated with Mother's Personality" in DIW Economic Bulletin 5/2011: 20-26.

Rostgaard, Tine/Kangas, Olli/ Bjerre, Liv (2011): "Time between job and care - How configurations of care policies shape the patterns of informal care for children and the elderly". In: Drobnid, S./Guillén, A. (eds.): Work-Life Balance in Europe. The Role of Job Quality. Houndsmills: Palgrave.