Heini Väisänen

heini.vaisanen@ined.fr +33 (0) 156062127 Researcher website
Secretariat : Marie-Laure Trudel 33(0) 1 56 06 22 82

Research field(s)

Population and reproductive health in low, middle
and high-income countries. The effect of life
course reproductive events on later health and
wellbeing. Application of advanced statistical
methods, including event-history, structural
equation, longitudinal, and multilevel-multi-
process models to register and survey data.

Some publications

Stillman, M., Owolabi, O., Fatusi, A. O., Akinyemi, A., Berry, A. L., Erinfolami, T. P., Olagunju, O. S., Väisänen, H., Bankole, A. (2020). Women’s self- reported experiences using misoprostol obtained from drug sellers: a prospective cohort study in Lagos State, Nigeria. BMJ Open, 10(5): e034670.

Grundy, Emily, Sanna Read and Heini Väisänen (2020). Fertility trajectories and later-life depression among parents in England. Population Studies, 74(2): 219-240.

Väisänen, Heini, Päivikki Koponen, Mika Gissler and Osmo Kontula (2018). Contraceptive use among migrant women with a history of induced abortion in Finland. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 23(4): 274-281.

Väisänen, Heini (2017). The timing of abortions, births, and union dissolutions in Finland. Demographic Research, 37(28): 889-916.

Väisänen, Heini (2015). The association between education and induced abortion for three cohorts of adults in Finland. Population Studies, 69 (3): 373- 388.

Väisänen, Heini and Michael Murphy (2014). Social Inequalities in Teenage Fertility Outcomes: Childbearing and Abortion Trends of Three Birth Cohorts In Finland. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 46 (2): 109-116.

Berg, Venla, Anna Rotkirch, Heini Väisänen, and Markus Jokela (2013). Personality Is Differentially Associated with Planned and Non-planned Pregnancies. Journal of Research in Personality 47 (4): 296-305.

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

Lecturer in Social Statistics and Demography (part-
time), University of Southampton, United Kingdom