Public and institutional economics. Social norms, corruption, education and development economics.
Among the questions that Andreas Bergh tries to answer with his research:
- What explains variation in welfare state size among countries, and how does the welfare state affect economic outcomes?
- Where do social norms come from and how do they change?
- How are people in developing countries affected by economic and social globalization?
- What explains growth differences among rich countries and how are efficiency promoting reforms implemented?
- What explains corruption problems in swedish municipalities?
Sick of Inequality? An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health
Andreas Bergh, Therese Nilsson and Daniel Waldenström
Sick of Inequality? An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health. Edward Elgar, 2016.
A Clean House? Studies of Corruption in Sweden. Nordic Academic Press, 2016.
Den kapitalistiska välfärdsstaten, Studentlitteratur, 2015.
Sweden and the Revival of the Capitalist Welfare State. Edward Elgar, 2014.
Modern mikroekonomi (3e reviderade upplagan), Norstedts förlag, 2013. (Med Niklas Jakobsson)
New Acedemic Articles
Bergh, A., Dackehag, M. and Rode, M. 2016. Are OECD policy recommendations for public sector reform biased against welfare states? Evidence from a new database. European Journal of Political Economy (forthcoming)
Bergh, A. 2016. The future of welfare services: How worried should we be about Baumol, Wagner and Ageing? Nordic Economic Policy Review. Link.
Bergh, A., T. Nilsson and I. Mirkina. 2016. Do the poor benefit from globalization regardless of institutional quality?, forthcoming in Applied Economics Letters.
Bergh, A. and M. Henrekson. 2015. Government Size and Growth: A Rejoinder Journal of Economic Surveys.
Bergh, A., and C. Bjørnskov. 2014. Trust, Welfare States and Income Equality: Sorting out the causality. European Journal of Political Economy.
Bergh, A., and T, Nilsson. 2014. Is Globalization Reducing Absolute Poverty?, World Development.
Bergh, A. 2013. What are the policy lessons from Sweden? On the rise, fall and revival of a capitalist welfare state. New Political Economy.
Bergh, A. and T. Nilsson. 2013. When more poor means less poverty: On income inequality and purchasing power, Southern Economic Journal.