Affiliated researchers

Johanna Möllerström


Research interests: Behavioral economics, experimental economics, and public economics.

Among the questions that Johanna Möllerström tries to answer with her research:

  • How is group cooperation impacted when the group is put together by a quota?
  • What is the link between cognitive ability and demand for redistribution?
  • How is human behavior impacted by contextual factors, such as social cues?


New research

Ethnic Fractionalization and the Demand for Redistribution – Potential Implications for the Nordic Model Johanna Möllerström

Johanna Möllerström's main research interests are centered around behavioral economics and how the insights from this area can help us understand political and macroeconomic behavior.

Johanna Möllerström


Ph: +1 617 850 5561
Mob: +46 73 986 1909


Johanna Möllerström has a MSc in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics. She has worked in the financial industry and has been an elected politician. She earned her PhD in March 2013 at Harvard University. During the summer of 2014 Johanna Möllerström enter a position as Assistant Professor at George Mason University (Interdiciplinary Center for Economic Science).


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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




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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