Published and forthcoming works


Articles in peer reviewed International journals

Alstadsæter, A, M Jacobs and R Michaely (fortcoming), “Do dividend taxes affect corporate investments?”, Journal of Public Economics ( .

Alstadsæter, A and M Jacobs (2016), “Dividend taxes and income shifting”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(4):693-717.

Bartells, C and M Stockhausen M (forthcoming), “An application using multidimensional measures”, German Economic Review (doi: 10.1111/geer.12108.)

Bartells, C and N Pestel (forthcoming), “Short- and long-term participation tax rates and their impact on labor supply”, International Tax and Public Finance (doi 10.1007/s10797-016-9400-9)

Bastani, S, Blomquist, S, and L Micheletto (2016), “Optimal Commodity Taxation with Varying Quality of Goods”, Research in Economics 70(1):89-100

Blomquist, S, V Christiansen and L Micheletto, (forthcoming), “Public provision of private goods, self-selection and income tax avoidance”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics (DOI: 10.1111/sjoe.12151).

Carozzi, F and L Repetto (2016), “Sending the pork home: birth town bias in transfers to Italian municipalities”, Journal of Public Economics 134:42-52.

de Zeeuw, A and  Li, C-Z (2016), “The Economics of Tipping Points”, Environmental and Resource Economics 65:513-517.

Edmark, K, C-Y Lian, E Mörk and H Selin (2017), “Evaluation of the effects of the Swedish earned income tax credit”, Finanzarchiv/Public Finance Analysis 72:475-503.

Engström P and J Hagen (forthcoming), “Income Underreporting among the Self-Employed: A Permanent Income Approach”, European Economic Review.

Gahvari, F and L Micheletto, L (2016), “Capital income taxation and the Atkinson-Stiglitz theorem”, Economics Letters 147:86-89.

Kanbur, R, T Paukkeri, J Pirttilä and M Tuomala (forthcoming), “Optimal taxation and public good provision for poverty reduction”, International Tax and Public Finance.

Karadja, M, J Möllerström and D Seim (forthcoming), ”Richer (and Holier) Than Thou? The Impact of Relative Income Improvements on Demand for Redistribution”, Review of Economics and Statistics

Kumar, A and C-Y Liang (forthcoming), “Declining female labor supply elasticities in the U.S. and implications for tax policy: Evidence from panel data”, National Tax Journal.

Laun, T and J Wallenius (2016), “Social Insurance and Retirement: A Cross-Country Perspective”, Review of Economic Dynamics 22:72-92.

Li, C-Z, S Villasante and X Zhu (2016), “Regime Shifts and Resilience in Fisheries Management: A Case Study of the Argentinean Hake Fishery”, Environmental and Resource Economics 65: 623-637.

Li, C-Z and R B Swain (2016), “Growth, Water Resilience, and Sustainability: A DSGE Model Applied to South Africa” Water Economics and Policy,

Linhe, T and J Södersten (2016), “Dividend Taxation and the Cost of New Share Issues” FinanzArchiv 72(2):158-174.

Lundberg, J and D Waldenström (forthcoming), ”Wealth inequality in Sweden: What can we learn from capitalized income data?”, Review of Income and Wealth.

Nordvall Lagerås , A and D Seim (2016), “Strategic Complementarities, Network Games and Endogenous Network Formation”, International Journal of Game Theory 45(3):497-509.

Persson, L (2016), “Government Consumption Smoothing in a Balanced Budget Regime”, International Tax and Public Finance 23(2):289-315.

Seim, D (forthcoming), “Behavioral Responses to an Annual Wealth Tax: Evidence from Sweden”, AEJ: Economic Policy.

Selin, H (forthcoming), “What Happens to the Husband's Retirement Decision when the Wife's Retirement Incentives Change?”, International Tax and Public Finance.

Solis, A (2017), “Credit Access and College Enrollment“, Journal of Political Economy 125(2).

Books and policy reports

Angelis, J, A Häger Glenngård and H Jordahl (2016), Att styra och leda en vårdcentral: Hur går det till och vad kan förbättras? SNS Förlag.

Bartells, C (2016), “Development of Top Incomes in Germany since 2001”, DIW Economic Bulletin Nr.1/2/2016

Bergh, A, H Jordahl and R Öhrvall (2016) ”Tål den svenska modellen att jämföras? Om utlandssvenskars attityder till välfärdsstaten” i M Solevid (red) Svenska utlandsröster, Göteborgs universitet: SOM-institutet, s. 211–232.

Hasselberg, Y and H Ohlson (2016), “Collective wealth formation: Conflict and compromise in Sweden, 1950-2000” in P Hudson and K Tribe (eds) The contradictions of capital in the twenty-first century. The Piketty opportunity, Agenda Publishing, Newcastle.

Heller Sahlgren, G and H Jordahl (2016), Information – ett verktyg för bättre skolsystem. SNS Förlag.

Mörk, E (2016) ”Sociala utmaningar för framtidens arbetsmarknad”, Underlagsrapport till analysgruppen Arbete i framtiden, Kansliet för strategi och framtidsfrågor.


Articles in peer reviewed International journals

Bastani, S, T Blumkin and L Micheletto (2015), “Optimal Wage Redistribution in the Presence of Adverse Selection in the Labor Market”, Journal of Public Economics 131:41-57.

Blaufus, K, M, Braune, J, Hundsdoerfer and M Jacob (2015), “Self-Serving Bias and Tax Morale”, Economics Letters 131:1-93

Blomquist, S, S Bastani and J Pirtillä (2015), “How Should Commodities be Taxed? A Counterargument to the Recommendation in the Mirrlees Review”, Oxford Economic Papers 67:455-478.

Casarico, A,  L Micheletto and A Sommacal (2015), “Intergenerational Transmission of Skills during Childhood and Optimal Fiscal Polic”, Journal of Population Economics 28(2):353-372.

Brewer, M and L Wren‐Lewis (2015), “Accounting for Changes in Income Inequality: Decomposition Analyses for the UK, 1978–2008”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics

Engström P, K Nordblom, H Ohlson and A Persson (2015), “Tax Compliance and Loss Aversion”, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 7(4):132-164(33)

Elinder, M, H Jordahl and P Poutvaara (2015), “Promises, policies and pocketbook voting”, European Economic Review 75:177-194.

Hagen, J (2015), “The determinants of annuitization: Evidence from Sweden” International Tax and Public Finance 22:549-578.

Jäntti, M, J Pirttilä and H Selin (2015), “Estimating Labour Supply Elasticities Based on Cross-Country Micro Data: A Bridge between Micro and Macro Estimates?” Journal of Public Economics 127:87-99.

Laun, T and J Wallenius (2015), “A Life Cycle Model of Health and Retirement: The Case of Swedish Pension Reform”, Journal of Public Economics 127:127–136.

Lundqvist, H (2015), “Granting Public or Private Consumption? Effects of Grants on Local Public Spending and Income Taxes”, International Tax and Public Finance 22(1):41-72.

Svaleryd, H (2015), “Self-employment and the Local Business Cycle”, Small Business Economics 44(1):55-70.

Books and policy reports

Edmark, K (2015), ”Vägval när det gäller marknadsmekanismer i utbildningssystemet”, Uppdragsrapport till LOs rapportserie ”Full sysselsättning och solidarisk lönepolitik”.


Articles in peer reviewed International journals

Adermon, A and C-Y Liang (2014), “Piracy and music sales: the effects of an anti-piracy law´, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 105:90-106.

Aronsson, T, and L Micheletto and T Sjögren (2014), “A Note on Public Goods in a Decentralized Fiscal Union: Implications of a Participation Constraint”, Journal of Urban Economics 84:1-8.

Bastani, S and H Selin (2014), “Bunching and Non-Bunching at Kink Points of the Swedish Tax Schedule”, Journal of Public Economics 109:36–49.

Dahlberg, M, H Lundqvist and E Mörk (2014) “Stimulating Local Public Employment: Do General Grants Work?” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 6(1):167-192.

Folke, O (2014), “Shades of Brown and Green: Party effects in Proportional Election Systems”, Journal of the European Economic Association 12(4):1127-1422.

Frölich, M, K Edmark and V Wondratschek (2014), “School Choice Reform and Equality of Opportunity”, Labour Economics, Volume 30:129–142.

Gahvari, F and L Micheletto (2014), “The Friedman Rule in an Overlapping-Generations Model with Nonlinear Taxation and Income Misreporting”, Journal of Public Economics 119: 10-23.

Goncharov, I and M Jacob (2014), “Why do Countries Mandate Accrual Accounting for Tax Purposes?”, Journal of Accounting Research 52(5):1127-1163.

Jäntti, M, R Kanbur and J Pirttilä (2014), “Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics”, Introduction to a special issue of Review of Income and Wealth, 60(1)

Kotakorpi, K, T Härkänen, P Pietinen, J Pirttilä, H Reinivuo and I Suoniemi (2014), “The welfare effects of health-based food tax policy”, Food Policy 49: 196-206

Lehmann, E, L Simula and A Trannoy  (2014), “Tax Me if You Can! Optimal Income Tax Between Competing Governments”, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129(4).

Mörk, E, A Sjögren and H Svaleryd (2014) “Parental Unemployment and Child Health” CESifo Economic Studies 60(2):Ö366-401.

Nordin, M (2014), “Do Voters Vote in Line with their Policy Preferences?—The Role of Information”, CESifo Economic Studies 60(4):681-721.

Persson, A and U Vikman (2014), “The Effects of Mandatory Activation on Welfare Entry and Exit Rates” in S Carcillo, H Immervoll, S P Jenkins, S Königs, K Tatsiramos (eds) Safety Nets and Benefit Dependence, Research in Labor Economics, Volume 39 189–217.

Pirttilä, J and I Suoniemi (2014), “Public provision, commodity demand, and hours of work: An empirical analysis”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 116:1044-1067.

Pirttilä, J (2014), “Poverty and welfare measurement on the basis of Prospect Theory”, Review of Income and Wealth 60:182-205.

Books and policy reports

Alstadsæter, A, M Jacobs and A Vejsiu (2014), 3:12-Corporations in Sweden: The Effects of the 2006 Tax Reform on Investments, Job Creation and Business Start-ups. Report to the Expert Group on Public Economics (ESO) 2014:2, Swedish Ministry of Finance. Fritzes, Stockholm

Bergman, M and H Jordahl (2014), Goda år på ålderns höst?, En ESO-rapport om konkurrens inom äldreomsorgen, Report to the Expert Group on Public Economics (ESO) 2014:1, Swedish Ministry of Finance. Fritzes, Stockholm

Holmlund, B, E Mörk, M Palme och R Östling (2014) ”Arbetsmarknadsreformer för jobb och välfärd”, Rapport från socialdemokraternas forskningskommission.

Mörk, E, A Sjögren and H Svaleryd (2014) Hellre rik och frisk. Om familjebakgrund och barns hälsa, SNS Förlag


Articles in peer reviewed International journals

Bastani, S, S Blomquist and L Micheletto (2013), “The Welfare Gains of Age Related Optimal Income Taxation”, International Economic Review 54(4):1219–124.

Bastani, S (2013), “Gender-Based and Couple-Based Taxation”, International Tax and Public Finance 20(4):653-686.

Bennmarker, H, O N Skans and U Vikman (2013), “Workfare for the old and long-term unemployed”, Labour Economics 25:25-34.

Frölich, M, K Edmark and V Wondratschek (2013), “The Short- and Long-term Effects of School Choice on Student Outcomes –  Evidence from a School Choice Reform in Sweden”, Annals of Economics and Statistics 111–112:71–102.

Elinder, M and H Jordahl (2013), “Political preferences and public sector outsourcing”, European Journal of Political Economy 30:43–57.

Liang, C-Y (2013), “Is there an incumbency advantage or cost of ruling in proportional election systems”, Public Choice 154:259-284.

Liang, C-Y and M Nordin (2013), “The Internet, news consumption, and political attitudes – Evidence for Sweden”, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy 13:1071-1093.

Mörk, E, A Sjögren and H Svaleryd (2013) “Childcare costs and the demand for children – Evidence from a nationwide reform” Journal of Population Economics 26:1:33-65.

Eliason, M and H Ohlson (2013), “Timing of death and the repeal of the Swedish inheritance tax”, Journal of Socio-Economics 45:113-123

Neugart, M and H Ohlson (2013), “Economic incentives and the timing of births: Evidence from the German parental benefit reform of 2007”, Journal of Population Economics 26:87-108.

Books and policy reports

Dahlberg, M and H Lundqvist (2013), ”Politikers egenskaper och privatisering av välfärdstjänster” i H Jordahl (red) Välfärdstjänster i privat regi: Framväxt och drivkrafter, SNS, Stockholm.

Elinder, M and H Jordahl (2013), ”Kontrakt kostnader och kvalitet” i H Jordahl (red) Välfärdstjänster i privat regi: Framväxt och drivkrafter, SNS, Stockholm.

Elinder, M and H Jordahl (2013), ”Kommunpolitikers beslut och brukarnas val” i H Jordahl (red) Välfärdstjänster i privat regi: Framväxt och drivkrafter, SNS, Stockholm.