A good place to live: On how municipality level characteristics explain municipality level variation in children’s placement risk

Research report


Externally reviewed

Study Paper No. 29


Written by: Signe Hald Andersen


Previous studies have found significant municipality-level differences in rates of placement in care.


However, it remains unclear what municipality-level factors other than geographical factors explain the differences in placement rates.


This paper extends previous research by analysing whether various municpality-level factors explain the variations in placement rates.