Areas of Interest/Expertise

Dr Laura Langner is interested in:

  • couples’ employment patterns
  • fathers’ changing labour market and domestic behaviour
  • happiness 
  • work-life balance
  • comparing family policies across countries

Questions Dr Laura Langner ponders about / researches:

  • Which influence may family policies have on couples’ careers?
  • Does work hour flexibility have a negative effect on your career? How about your partner’s flexibility?
  • How do employers’ work-family policies help not only their employee but also the spouse of their employee in pursuing a career (‘cross-partner effects’)?

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more.