Trine Pernille Larsen

Trine Pernille Larsen

Associate Professor

Trine Pernille Larsen is  Associate Professor at the Employment Relations Research Centre (FAOS), Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kent, UK, where she in 2008 defended her Ph.D. thesis entitled: Working Carers and the Welfare State- effects and Influences of European Work/Care Policies.

Trine Pernille Larsen is a member of the research group FAOS (Employment Relations Research Centre) and part of the research group Welfare, Inequality and Mobility at the Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen. She is also part of the European COST Action Network: Gender and health impacts of policies extending working life in western countries.

Primary fields of research

EU-level labour market regulation;  labour market segmentation; shop stewards;work-life balance policies.

Current research

The ongoing research include among others:

  • Studies of the interplay between EU and Danish labour market regulation, including analyses of coalitions, decision-making and implementation procesess involving a specific focus on EU's  work-life balance policies.
  • Social partners handling of atypical employees within four sectors including the Nordic Council of Ministers -funded project Future of Worker  - a comparative project with research groups in the five Nordic countries.  
  • Management-employee relations at company level, involving quantiative surveys with shop stewards regarding their working conditions and role (The shop steward survey anno 2010) TR-undersøgelsen 2010 as well as quantiative and qualitiative studies of Nordic multi-national cooperations' HR-policies and work-life balance polices and their effects on national industrial relations models.  
  • The key features for regulating wage and working conditions including their implications for social partners' joint actions within the manufacturing sector in five European countries.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Tackling Precarious Work in Public Supply Chains: A Comparison of Local Government Procurement Policies in Denmark, Germany and the UK

    Jaehrling, K., Johnson, M., Larsen, T. P., Refslund, B. & Grimshaw, D., 5 Jun 2018, In : Work, Employment and Society. 32, 3, p. 546–563 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Challenging Scandinavian employment relations: The effects of new public management reforms

    Ibsen, C. L., Larsen, T. P., Madsen, J. S. & Due, J. J., 2011, In : International Journal of Human Resource Management. 22, 11, p. 2295–2310 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Bargaining for equal pay and work–life balance in Danish Companies. Does gender matter?

    Larsen, T. P. & Navrbjerg, S. E., 8 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Industrial Relations. 60, 2, p. 176-200 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Den danske model set udefra: Komparative perspektiver på dansk arbejdsmarkedsregulering

    Larsen, T. P. (ed.) & Ilsøe, A. (ed.), 6 Sep 2016, Djøf Forlag. 478 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Lifting wages and conditions of atypical employees in Denmark - the role of social partners and sectoral social dialogue

    Larsen, T. P. & Mailand, M., 28 Apr 2018, In : Industrial Relations Journal. 49, 2, p. 88-108

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Insidere og outsidere: Den danske models rækkkevidde

    Larsen, T. P. (ed.), 2011, Kbh.: Djøf Forlag. 246 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

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