Published and forthcoming works


Articles in peer reviewed international journals

Adermon, A, M Lindahl and D Waldenström, “Intergenerational Wealth Mobility and the Role of Inheritance: Evidence from Multiple Generations”, The Economic Journal, 128 (612):F482-F513. 

Alstadsæter, Annette and Martin Jacob (2018): Tax incentives and non-compliance - Evidence from Swedish micro data. Public Finance Review 46(4), 609-634. 

Alstadsæter, Annette, Niels Johannesen, and Gabriel Zucman (2018): Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens? Macro Evidence and Implications for Global Inequality. Journal of Public Economics, 162, 89-100. 

Alstadsæter, Annette, Niels Johannesen, and Gabriel Zucman: Tax Evasion and Inequality. American Economic Review. (forthcoming) 

Alstadsæter, Annette, Salvador Barrios, Gaëtan Nicodeme, Agnieszka Skonieczna and Antonio Vezzani (2018): Patent Boxes Design, Patents Location and Local R&D. Economic Policy 33(93), 131–177. 

Angelis, J, A H Glenngård and H Jordahl, “Management practices and the quality of primary care”, Public Money & Management. (forthcoming) 

Avram. S., Brewer, M. and Salvatori, A. (2018) “Can't Work or Won't Work: Quasi-Experimental Evidence on Work Search Requirements for Single Parents”, Labour Economics, doi: 10.1016/j.labeco.2017.10.002  

Bartels, C. and M. Metzing, "An integrated approach for a top-corrected income distribution", Journal of Economic Inequality, doi: 10.1007/s10888-018-9394-x.  

Bastani, S., S. Blomquist, and L. Micheletto, “Public pensions in a multi-period Mirrleesian income tax model”,  in “The Taxation of Pensions”, edited by Robert Holzmann and John Piggott, MIT Press, 2018. 

Bastani, S., T. Blumkin, and L. Micheletto, “The welfare-enhancing role of parental leave mandates”, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, 

Bengtsson, N. , Sävje, F. and Peterson, S. S. (2018), "Fetal Iodine Deficiency and Schooling: A Replication of Field, Robles, and Torero (2009)", Scandinavian Journal of Economics. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/sjoe.12341 

Berg, H, M Dahlberg and K Vernby, "Post-WWI military disarmament and interwar fascism in Sweden", Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History. (forthcoming) 

Brewer, M. and Shaw, J. (2018) “How Taxes and Welfare Benefits Distort Work Incentives: a Lifecycle Perspective”, Fiscal Studies,  doi: 10.1111/j.1475-5890.12150 

Brewer, M., Crossley, T. and Joyce, R. (2018) “Inference in Difference-in-Differences Revisited”, Journal of Econometric Methods, doi: 10.1515/jem-2017-0005 

Elinder, M, O Erixson and D Waldenström “Inheritance and Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Population Registers”, Journal of Public Economics, 2018, 165: 17-30  

Erixson, O and H Ohlsson “Equal sharing, Exchange Motives, and Cinderella Effects” Journal of Population Economics. (forthcoming) 

Gahvari, F., and L. Micheletto, “Heterogeneity, monetary policy, Mirrleesian taxes, and the Friedman rule”, Economic Theory, 

Gars, J. and Spiro, D., 2018. Trade and the Risk of Renewable-Resource Collapse. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 5(1), pp.155-206. 

Hagen, J, "The effects of increasing the normal retirement age on health care utilization and mortality", Journal of Population Economics 31.1: 193-234. 

Karadja, M and E Prawitz, ”Exit Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States”, Journal of Political Economy. (forthcoming) 

Laun, T, “Optimal Social Insurance with Endogenous Health”, The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. (forthcoming)  

Leroux, J. and Spiro, D., 2018. Leading the unwilling: Unilateral strategies to prevent arctic oil exploration. Resource and Energy Economics, 54, pp.125-149. 

Li, C. Z., Crépin, A. S. and Folke, C. (2018). The Economics of Resilience. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics11(4), 309-353. 

Michaeli, M. and Spiro, D., 2018. Prescriptive Norms and Social Comparisons. Games, 9(4), p.97. 

Nordin, M (2019), “Local television, citizen knowledge and U.S. senators' roll-call voting,” European Journal of Political Economy, 56: 212-232 

Repetto, Luca, "Political Budget Cycles with Informed Voters: Evidence from Italy", The Economic Journal, Volume 128, Issue 616, 1 December 2018, Pages 3320–3353.  


Articles in peer reviewed international journals

Adermon, A, M Lindahl and D Waldenström, “Intergenerational wealth mobility and the role of inheritance: Evidence from multiple generations”, Economic Journal.

Alavuotunki, K, M Haapanen, M and J Pirttilä, ”The effects of value-added tax on revenue and inequality” Journal of Development Studies.

Alstadsæter, A, M Jacobs and R Michaely, “Do dividend taxes affect corporate investments?”, Journal of Public Economics 151:74-83.

Andersson, M and D Waldenström, “Hernando de Soto: recipient of the 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research”, Small Business Economics 49(4):721-728.

Andersson, O and T Andersson, “Timing and presentation effects in sequential auctions“, Journal of Institution and Mechanism Design 2(1):39-55.

Andersson, O, T Miettinen, K Hytönen, M Johannesson and U Stephan, “Subliminal Influence on Generosity”, Experimental Economics 20:531-555.

Ando, M, M Dahlberg and G Engström, “The risks of nuclear disaster and its impact on housing prices”, Economics Letters, 154:13-16.

Bartels, C and M Stockhausen, “An application using multidimensional measures”, German Economic Review 18(3):327-376.

Bartels, C and N Pestel “Short- and long-term participation tax rates and their impact on labor supply”, International Tax and Public Finance 23(6):1126-1159.

Bastani, S and J Lundberg, “Political preferences for redistribution in Sweden”, Journal of Economic Inequality 15(4):345-367.

Bengtsson, E and D Waldenström, “Capital shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run”, Journal of Economic History.

Berggren, N, H Jordahl and P Poutvaara, ”The right look: Conservative politicians look better and voters reward it”, Journal of Public Economics, 146:79-86.

Brewer, M and A Salvatori, “Can’t work or won’t work: quasi-experimental evidence on work search requirements for single parents”, Labour Economics, 51:63-85.

Brewer, M, B Etheridge and C O’Dea, “Why are households that report the lowest income so well-off?”, The Economic Journal, 127(605):F24-F49.

Brewer, M and J Shaw, “How taxes and welfare benefits affect the work incentives: A life-cycle perspective”, Fiscal Studies.

Dahlberg, M, K Edmark and H Berg, “Revisiting the relationship between ethnic diversity and preferences for redistribution: Reply”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119:288-294.

Elinder, M and L Persson, “House price responses to a national property tax reform”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 144: 18–39.

Engström, P, P Hägglund, P and P Johansson, “Early Interventions and Disability Insurance: Experience from a Field Experiment” Economic Journal 127:363–392.

Engström P and J Hagen, “Income underreporting among the self-employed: A permanent income approach”, European Economic Review 92:91-109.

Erixon, O, “Health responses to a wealth shock: Evidence from a Swedish tax reform” Journal of Population Economics 30(4):1281-1336.

Escobar, S, M Elinder and I Petré, “Consequences of a price incentive on free riding and electric energy consumption”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114(12), 3091–3096.

Gärtner, M, J Mollerstrom and D Seim, “Individual Risk Preferences and the Demand for Redistribution”, Journal of Public Economics 153:49-55.

Hagen, J, “The effects of increasing the normal retirement age on health care utilization and mortality” Journal of Population Economics.

Hagen, J, “Pension principles in the Swedish pension system”, Scandinavian Economic History Review 65(1):28-51.

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

Karadja, M, J Mollerstrom and D Seim, “Richer (and holier) than thou? The effect of relative income improvements on demand for redistribution”, The Review of Economics and Statistics 99(2):201-212.

Kotakorpi, K, P Poutvaara and M Terviö, M, ”Returns to office in national and local politics: A bootstrap method and evidence from Finland”, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization 33(3):413-442.

Kotakorpi, K and T Matikka, ”Revenue-maximizing top earned income tax rate in the presence of income-shifting”, Nordic Tax Journal 1(1):100-107.

Gahvari, F and L Micheletto, L, “Heterogeneity, monetary policy, Mirrleesian taxes, and the Friedman rule” Economic Theory.

Lundberg and D Waldenström, “Wealth inequality in Sweden: What can we learn from capitalized income data?”, Review of income and Wealth.

Repetto, L “Political budget cycles with informed voters: Evidence from Italy”, The Economic Journal.

Seim, D, “Behavioral responses to an annual wealth tax: Evidence from Sweden", AEJ: Economic Policy 9(4):395-421.

Selin, H, “What Happens to the Husband's Retirement Decision when the Wife's Retirement Incentives Change?" International Tax and Public Finance 24(3): 432-458.

Tanndal, J and D Waldenström, “Does financial regulation boost top incomes? Evidence from the Big Bang”, Economica.

Waldenström, D, “Wealth-income ratios in a small, developing economy: Sweden, 1810–2014”, Journal of Economic History 77(1):285-313.

Waldenström, D, “Inequality and the super-rich”, Journal of Income Distribution.

Zhang, L, J Chen, Q Hao and C-Z  Li, “Measuring the NIMBY effect in urban China: the case of waste transfer stations in metropolis Shanghai”, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 3:1-18.

Åslund, O, I Blind, and M Dahlberg, “All aboard? Commuter train access and labor market outcomes”, Regional Science and Urban Economics 67: 90-107.


Articles in peer reviewed international journals

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

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, L, “Public provision of private goods, self-selection and income tax avoidance”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(4):666-692.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

K, Blaufus, M, Braune and J, Hundsdoerfer Jacob, M (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.


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.

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.


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.