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Studying the importance of political institutions

2017-08-30


On Wednesday, the autumn's first academic seminar was held at IFN. The institute was visited by Professor Per Pettersson-Lidbom from Stockholm University. He presented the paper "Political Power, Resistance to Technological Change and Economic Development: Evidence from the 19th Century Sweden". The study is authored in cooperation with Björn Tyrefors Hinnerich, IFN, and Erik Lindgren. The researchers are studying the importance of political institutions for economic growth.

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