Affiliated researchers

Johan Egebark


Research interests: Applied microeconometrics, labor economics and behavioral economics.

New research

Effects of Taxes on Youth Self-Employment and Income Johan Egebark


Egebark, Johan & Ekström, Mathias, 2016. "Can Indifference Make the Word Greener?," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume 76, pp 1-13. Link

Working papers

Egebark, Johan & Kaunitz, Niklas, 2013 "Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment?,"  Working Paper Series 2013:27, IFAU. Link

Egebark, Johan & Kaunitz, Niklas, 2014 "Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment?," Working Paper Series 1001, IFN. Link

Egebark, Johan & Ekström, Mathias, 2013. "Can Indifference Make the World Greener?," Working Paper Series 975, IFN. Link

Egebark, Johan & Ekström, Mathias, 2011. "Like What You Like or Like What Others Like? Conformity and Peer Effects on Facebook," Working Paper Series 886, IFN. Link

Johan Egebark


Ph: +46 (0)732 54 29 26


Johan Egebark received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stockholm University in March 2015. The title of his thesis is "Taxes, Nudges, and Conformity: Essays in Labor and Behavioral Economics".

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Research on entrepreneurship




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.

Professor Philippe Aghion, Collège de France, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2016. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 10, 2016, in Stockholm.

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