Country experts

Data are collected through a questionnaire sent out to country experts in 30 high-income countries. Country experts provide information on all policy areas and for all years between 1980 and 2020.


The countries considered in our questionnaire are (corresponding experts in brackets):

Australia (Tania Penovic, Deakin University)
Austria (Olaf Kapella, Universit├Ąt Wien)
Belgium (Sarah Van de Velde, University of Antwerp)
Bulgaria (Elitsa Dimitrova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
Canada (Rachael Johnstone, Dalhousie University)
Czechia (Radka Dudová, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Denmark (Janne Rothmar Herrmann, University of Copenhagen)
Estonia (Kai Part, University of Tartu)
Finland (Mika Gissler, Finnish Institue of Health and Welfare)
France (Jennifer Merchant, Universit├ę Panth├ęon-Assas Paris II)
Germany (Maika B├Âhm, Hochschule Merseburg)
Greece (Dr Konstantina Davaki, Department of Health Policy/ International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Hungary (Ivett Szalma, Centre for Social Sciences)
Ireland (Catherine Conlon, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin)
Italy (Serena Donati, Istituto Superiore di Sanità (National Health Institute))
Japan (Azumi Tsuge, Meiji Gakuin University)
Latvia (Gunta Lazd─üne, R─źga Stradin┼í university)
Lithuania (Vaida Tretjakova, Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences)
Netherlands (Giulia Giacometti, Rutgers)
Norway (Ingvill Stuv├Şy, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Poland (Natalia Jarska, Polish Academy of Sciences)
Portugal (Ana Gama and S├│nia Dias, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)
Romania (Confirmed expert)
Slovakia (Barbora Holubová, independent expert)
Slovenia (Jana Javornik, University of Leeds; Barbara Mihevc Ponikvar, Slovenian National Institute of Public Health)
Spain (Agata Ignaciuk, Universidad de Granada)
Sweden (Kristina Lod Castell, RFSU The Swedish Association for Sexual and Reproductive Rights)
Switzerland (Christine Sieber, Sexuelle Gesundheit Schweiz)
Ukraine (Confirmed expert)
United Kingdom (Pam Lowe and Rebecca Blaylock, Centre for Reproductive Research and Communication)
United States (Confirmed expert)