Peer-reviewed publications

Leone, Tiziana, Heini Väisänen and Firman Witoelar (2023). Women’s fertility and allostatic load in the post-reproductive years: An analysis of the Indonesian Family Life Survey. Population Studies, online first.

Wright, J.A., S. Damkjaer, H. Väisänen, Q. Adama-Tettey, M. Dzodzomenyo, A.G. Hill, L.G. Okotto, J. Okotto-Okotto and P. Shaw (2022): On the use of household expenditure surveys to monitor mismanaged plastic waste from food packaging in low- and middle-income countries. Environmental Research Letters, 17(12), 124029.

Väisänen, Heini, Hanna Remes and Pekka Martikainen (2022). Perinatal health among migrant women: A longitudinal register study in Finland 2000-17. Social Science and Medicine – Population Health, 20, 101298.

Williams, Eunice, Heini Väisänen and Sabu Padmadas (2022). Women’s economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from cross-national population data. Demographic Research, 47(15), 415-452.

Väisänen, Heini, and Ewa Batyra (2022). Unintended pregnancy resolution among parous women in twelve low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Biosocial Science, 54(4), 698-724.

Väisänen, H., A.M. Moore, O. Owolabi, M. Stillman, A. Fatusi and A. Akinyemi (2021). Sexual and reproductive health literacy, misoprostol knowledge and use of medication abortion in Lagos State, Nigeria: A mixed methods study. Studies in Family Planning, 52(2): 217-237.

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): 1-10 [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. [E-pub ahead of print in 2019.]

Heino, Anna, Mika Gissler, Maili Malin and Heini Väisänen (2020). Induced abortions by woman’s country of origin in Finland 2001–2014. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 48(1): 88–95. [E-pub ahead of print in 2019.]

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

Väisänen, Heini (2018). Does the association between teen births or abortions and educational attainment vary by socioeconomic background in Finland? Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 9(2), 245-256.

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

Väisänen, Heini (2016). Educational inequalities in repeat abortion: A longitudinal register study in Finland 1975-2010. Journal of Biosocial Science, 48(6): 820-832.

Väisänen, Heini (2015). Labour Force Participation and the Likelihood of Abortion in Finland over Three Birth Cohorts. Finnish Yearbook of Population Research, 50: 5-20.

Väisänen, Heini and Rachel Jones (2015). Using Panel Data to Examine Pregnancy Attitudes over Time. International Journal of Population Studies, 1 (1): 109-121.

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. (Abstract)

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. (Abstract)

Rotkirch, Anna, Stuart Basten, Heini Väisänen, and Markus Jokela (2011). Baby Longing and Men’s Reproductive Motivation. Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 9: 283-306.

Väisänen, Heini, and Markus Jokela (2010). Fertility after Induced Abortion: a Register-Based Study in Finland 2000-2008. Finnish Yearbook of Population Research XLV: 25-44.

Working papers

Väisänen, Heini, and Ewa Batyra (2022). The Effect of Birth Intention Status on Infant Mortality: A Fixed Effects Analysis of 60 Countries. MPIDR Working Papers, WP-2022-032.

Väisänen, Heini (2014). The Association of the Timing and Outcome of the First Pregnancy with Socioeconomic Position Later in Life in Finland. IUSSP Working Paper.

Väisänen, Heini and Jason Hilton (2018). Indirect estimation of age-specific induced abortion rates in Sub-Saharan Africa. IUSSP Working Paper.

Policy briefs

Becquet, Valentine, Heini Väisänen, Isaure Martinot-Lagarde, Anne Roos-Weil, and Clémentine Rossier (2021). Making abortion safer: a vital necessity. AFD Editions No 10/2021. (Versions in French, Spanish and Portugese).