Past Conferences

The IFN Stockholm Conference 2008 on
Family, Children and Work

Vaxholm (Sweden), May 22–23, 2008

Hosted by IFN (Research Institute of Industrial Economics) with financial support from Jan Wallander’s and Tom Hedelius’ Research Foundation, and Tore Browaldh’s Foundation.

Organizers: Anna Sjögren and Helena Svaleryd.


Program and presentations 

Summary (in Swedish) 


List of Participants

Anders Björklund

SOFI, Stockholm University

David Cesarini

Patricia Cortes
University of Chicago

Lena Edlund
Columbia University

Alex Gelber
Harvard University

Libertad González
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Mathias Gustavsson

Rafael Lalive
University of Lausanne

Erik Lindqvist

Kevin Milligan
University of British Columbia

Eva Mörk
IFAU and Uppsala University

Per Pettersson-Lidbom
Stockholm University

Imran Rasul
University College London

Christopher J. Ruhm
Bryan School, UNCG

Örjan Sandewall
IFN and London School of Economics

Analía Schlosser
University of Tel Aviv

Marianne Simonsen
University of Aarhus, School of Economics and Management

Anna Sjögren

Betsey Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania

Helena Svaleryd

Jonas Vlachos
IFN and Stockholm University

Justin Wolfers
University of Pennsylvania

Yves Zenou
IFN and Stockholm University


List of participants

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top


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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

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