Eskil Wadensjö is Professor of Labour Economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University since 1980. His main research interests are the economics of international migration, the youth labour market, labour market policy and social security. He is director of SULCIS, (Stockholm Linnaeus Center for Integration Studies). SULCIS is a ten-year research program that in addition to SOFI involves several departments at Stockholm University and almost 40 researchers. See www.su.se/sulcis. Current research topics are the economic effects of immigration to Denmark and Sweden, the effects of the expansion of the European Union, temporary employment agencies, self-employment and economic aspects of pension reform. He has been President of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) 1993-99, Chairman of the Swedish Economic Association 1992-93, and a member of several governmental committees.