Affiliated researchers

David Seim

Ph.D.

Research interests: Public Economics, Labor Economics, Political Economics and Social Networks.

David Seim has a Ph.D. in Economics from the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University. His research is mainly focused on questions in public economics. Using theoretical arguments and empirical methods, he is interested in uncovering policy-relevant effects of tax schemes and social insurance.

Some questions he tries to answer in his research:

  • How should tax schemes and social insurance optimally be designed?
  • How is the behavior of individuals affected by policy changes?

 

New research

Richer (and Holier) Than Thou? The Effect of Relative Income Improvements on Demand for Redistribution Mounir Karadja, Johanna Möllerstrom and David Seim

David Seim

Contact

Ph: 08 163539
Mob: 073 977 1123
david.seim@ifn.se

Introduction

David Seim has a Ph.D. in Economics from the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, In addition to his affiliation with IFN, he has since August 2013 a post as Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Toronto.

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.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship

 

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The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), in Lima, Peru, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2017. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 15, 2016, in Stockholm.

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