Research fellows

Martin Ljunge

Ph.D.

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

Some of the questions Martin Ljunge aims to answer in his research:

  • How does trust affect individual's choices and outcomes?
  • Does the welfare state have long term effects on behaviors?
  • How does the tax system affect sick leave?

New research

Social Capital and Health: Evidence That Ancestral Trust Promotes Health among Children of Immigrants Martin Ljunge

Publications

  • Social Capital and Health: Evidence that Ancestral Trust Promotes Health Among Children of Immigrants. Economics and Human Biology, December 2014, Vol. 15, pp. 165-186. Open Access Link doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2014.09.001
  • Trust Issues: Evidence on the Intergenerational Trust Transmission from Children of Immigrants. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, October 2014, Volume 106, pp. 175-196. Open Access Link
  • Social Capital and the Family: Evidence that Strong Family Ties Cultivate Civic Virtues. Economica, forthcoming. Link doi:10.1111/ecca.12102
  • Social Capital and Political Institutions: Evidence that Democracy Fosters Trust. Economics Letters, 122, Issue 1 (2014) pp. 44-49. Open Access. Link
  • The Spirit of the Welfare State? Adaptation in the Demand for Social Insurance. Journal of Human Capital, Fall 2012, vol. 6 no. 3, pp. 187-223 (lead article). Link
  • Cultural Transmission of Civicness. Economics Letters 117 (2012) pp. 291-294. Link
  • Increasing Demands on the Welfare State? Trends in Behavior and Attitudes. Economic Studies (2011) 57(4): 605-622. Link
  • Do Taxes Produce Better Wine? Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization: 2011 Vol. 9: Iss. 1, Article 12. Link

 

Working Papers

 

Martin Ljunge

Contact

Ph: +46(8) 665 4517
martin.ljunge@ifn.se

Introduction

Martin Ljunge has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. Martin has previously worked at the University of Copenhagen and Stockholm School of Economics. He is also an affiliated researcher at SITE at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Leading Research Environment

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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 programmes 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.

Shaker Zahra, Professor at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2014. He will receive the award at a ceremony on December 3, in Stockholm.

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