Tove Mogstad Aspøy works as a researcher at Fafo. Aspøy is interested in the intersection between education and working life. Her research themes include skills, workplace learning, lifelong learning, vocational education and training and integration.
Aspøy has extensive experience with both qualitative and quantitative methods, including qualitative interviews, conducting and analyzes of surveys and analysis of register data. In parallel with other research work, she has since 2015 been a doctoral fellow on the project Adult Learning, Vocational Skills and Labor Market Outcomes, funded by the Research Council of Norway. Here she examines, among other things, the connection between education and job autonomy within different welfare systems. Aspøy has published several articles in international journals, both based on qualitative and quantitative data. She also gives presentations about her field.