Accepted articles

Articles accepted for publication in refereed journals and edited volumes 2013

A listing of articles accepted for publication in scientific journals or collective volumes. In many cases, it takes one to two years of review before an article is published. Following publication, all items are listed as Published Articles in English.

Bergh, Andreas and Carl Hampus Lyttkens, "Measuring Institutional Quality in Ancient Athens", Journal of Institutional Economics, Accepted December 2013.

Nilsson Hakkala, Katariina, Fredrik Heyman and Fredrik Sjöholm, "Multinational Firms, Acquisitions and Job Tasks", European Economic Review. Accepted December 2013.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji, "Small Business Activity Does not Measure Entrepreneurship", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Accepted December 2013.

Bengtsson, Ola and Daniel Bernhardt, "Different Problem, Same Solution: Contract-Specialization in Venture Capital", Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. Accepted November 2013.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan and Lars Persson, "Born to Be Global and the Globalization Process", The World Economy. Accepted November 2013.

Horn, Henrik och Petros C. Mavroidis, "Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the WTO: Silence Speaks Volumes", International Journal of Economic Theory. Accepted November 2013.

Henrekson, Magnus, "How Labor Market Institutions Affect Job Creation and Productivity Growth", in Alexander S. Kritikos et al. (eds), IZA World of Labor. Bonn and London: IZA and Bloomsbury Publishing. Accepted November 2013.

Maurseth, Per Botolf and Roger Svensson, "Micro Evidence on International Patenting", Economics of Innovation and New Technology. Accepted October 2013.

Folke, Olle, "Shades of Brown and Green: Party Effects in Proportional Election Systems", Journal of the European Economic Association. Accepted October 2013.

Ljunge, Martin, ”Social Capital and Political Institutions: Evidence that Democracy Fosters Trust”, Economics Letters. Accepted October 2013.

Asoni, Andrea and Tino Sanandaji, "Taxation and the Quality of Entrepreneurship”, Journal of Economics. Accepted October 2013.

Berggren, Niclas, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Jörgen Hellström, "Social Trust and Central-Bank Independence", European Journal of Political Economy. Accepted October 2013.

Wondratschek, Verena, Karin Edmark and Markus Frölich, "The Short- and Long-term Effects of School Choice on Student Outcomes – Evidence from a School Choice Reform in Sweden”, Annals of Economics and Statistics. Accepted September 2013.

Sandewall, Örjan, David Cesarini and Magnus Johannesson, "Co-Twin Methodology and the Return to Schooling – Testing Critical Assumption". Labour Economics. Accepted August 2013.

Skedinger, Per, "Effects of Payroll Tax Cuts for Young Workers”, Nordic Economic Policy Review. Accepted August 2013.

Skedinger, Per, "Employment Effects of Union-Bargained Minimum Wages: Evidence from Sweden's Retail Sector", International Journal of Manpower. Accepted August 2013.

Carlsson, Bo, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Maureen McKelvey, Christer Olofsson, Lars Persson and Håkan Ylinenpää, "The Evolving Domain of Entrepreneurship Research", Small Business Economics. Accepted August 2013.

Dewan, Torun, Macartan Humphreys and Daniel Rubenson, "The Elements of Political Persuasion: Content, Charisma, and Cue", Economic Journal. Accepted August 2013.

Andersson, Ola and Håkan J. Holm, "Speech is Silver; Silence is Golden", Games. Accepted August 2013.

Bergh, Andreas, Irina Mirkina and Therese Nilsson, "Globalization and Institutional Quality –  A Panel Data Analysis", Oxford Development Studies. Accepted August 2013.

Helsley, Robert and Yves Zenou, "Social Networks and Interactions in Cities”, Journal of Economic Theory. Accepted August 2013.

Nilsson, Therese and Andreas Bergh, "Income Inequality, Health and Development – In Search of a Pattern”, in Pedro Rosa Dias and Owen O’Donnell (eds.), Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 21: Health and Inequality. Accepted August 2013.

Bergh, Andreas and Therese Nilsson, "When More Poor Means Less Poverty: On Income Inequality and Purchasing Power", Southern Economic Journal. Accepted August 2013.

Apicella, Coren, Anna Dreber and Johanna Möllerström, "Salivary Testosterone Change Following Monetary Wins and Losses Predicts Future Financial Risk-taking", ScienceDirect. Accepted July 2013.

Maican, Florin and Richard J. Sweeney, "Costs of Misspecification in Break-model Unit-root Tests", Applied Economics. Accepted July 2013.

Cesarini, David, Magnus Johannesson and Sven Oskarsson. "Pre-Birth Factors, Post-Birth Factors and Voting: Evidence from Swedish Adoption Data", American Political Science Review. Accepted July 2013.

Berggren, Niclas, "The Calculus of Consent at 50: Insights for Liberalism", Independent Review. Accepted July 2013.

Fischer, Martin, Martin Karlsson and Therese Nilsson, "Effects of Compulsory Schooling on Mortality: Evidence from Sweden”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Accepted August 2013.

Bergh, Andreas, "What Are the Policy Lessons from Sweden? On the Rise, Fall and Revival of a Capitalist Welfare State". New Political Economy. Accepted July 2013.

Tåg, Joacim, "Production Hierarchies in Sweden", Economics Letters. Accepted July 2013.

Persson, Mikael, Anders Sundell and Richard Öhrvall, ”Does Election Day Weather Affect Voter Turnout?  Evidence from Swedish Elections”, Electoral Studies. Accepted July 2013.

Erlingsson, Gissur Ó., Jonas Linde and Richard Öhrvall, "Not So Fair after All? Perceptions of Procedural Fairness and Satisfaction with Democracy in the Nordic Welfare States”, International Journal of Public Administration. Accepted July 2013. 

Erlingsson, Gissur Ó., Kåre Vernby and Richard Öhrvall, ”The Single-Issue Party Thesis and the Sweden Democrats”, Acta Politica, Accepted July 2013.

Lyhagen, Johan and Johanna Rickne, "Income Inequality between Chinese Regions", Empirical Economics. Accepted July 2013.

Rickne, Johanna, "Labor Market Conditions and Social Insurance in China", China Economic Review. Accepted July 2013.

Ljunge, Martin, ”Social Capital and the Family: Evidence that Strong Family Ties Cultivate Civic Virtues", Economica. Accepted June 2013.

Stenkula, Mikael, Dan Johansson and Gunnar Du Rietz, "Marginal Taxation on Labor Income in Sweden from 1862 to 2010", Scandinavian Economic History Review. Accepted June 2013.

König, Michael, Claudio Tessone and Yves Zenou, "Nestedness in Networks: A Theoretical Model and Some Applications”, Theoretical Economics. Accepted June 2013.

Bengtsson, Ola and Berk Sensoy, "Changing the Nexus: The Evolution and Renegotiation of Venture Capital Contracts", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Accepted April 2013.

Mauritzen, Johannes, "Scrapping a Wind Turbine: Policy Changes, Scrapping Incentives, and Why Wind Turbines in Good Locations Get Scrapped First", Energy Journal. Accepted April 2013.

Sjöholm, Fredrik and Nannan Lundin, "Foreign Firms and Indigenous Technology Development in China", Asian Development Review. Accepted April 2013.

Delmar, Frédéric, Alexander McKelvie and Karl Wennberg, "Untangling the Relationships among Growth, Profitability and Survival in New Firms", Technovation. Accepted March 2013.

Persson, Mikael, Maria Solevid and Richard Öhrvall, "Voter Turnout and Political Equality: Testing the ‘Law of Dispersion’ in a Swedish Natural Experiment", Politics. Accepted March 2013.

Hjertstrand, Per and James L. Swofford, "Are the Choices of People Stochastically Rational? A Stochastic Test of the Number of Revealed Preference Violations", Empirical Economics. Accepted March 2013.

Horn, Henrik, Petros C. Mavroidis and Erik N. Wijkström, “In the Shadow of the DSU: Addressing Specific Trade Concerns in the WTO SPS and TBT Committees”, Journal of World Trade. Accepted March 2013. 

Oxelheim, Lars and Trond Randøy, "Globalization of Monitoring Practices: The Case of American Influences on the Dismissal Risk of European CEOs", Journal of Economics and Business. Accepted March 2013. 

Holmberg, Pär, David Newbery and Daniel Ralph, "Supply Function Equilibria: Step Functions and Continuous Representations", Journal of Economic Theory. Accepted March 2013.

Hansson, Åsa and Karin Olofsdotter, "Labor Taxation and FDI Decisions in the European Union", Open Economies Review. Accepted February 2013.

Sanandaji, Tino, "Entrepreneurship and the Mobility of the Rich", Small Business Economics. Accepted February 2013.

Fridolfsson, Sven-Olof and Thomas Tangerås, "A Reexamination of Renewable Electricity Policy in Sweden", Energy Policy. Accepted February 2013.

Lipsey, Robert E., Fredrik Sjöholm and Jing Sun, "Foreign Ownership and Employment Growth in a Developing Country", Journal of Development Studies. Accepted February 2013.

Fabrizi, Simona, Steffen Lippert, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson, "Venture Capitalists and the Patenting of Innovations", Journal of Industrial Economics. Accepted February 2013.

Berggren, Niclas and Therese Nilsson, "Does Economic Freedom Foster Tolerance?", Kyklos. Accepted January 2013.

Lundahl, Mats and Fredrik Sjöholm, "Improving the Lot of the Farmer: Development Challenges in Timor-Leste during the Second Decade of Independence", Asian Economic Papers. Accepted January 2013.

Ballester Coralio and Yves Zenou, "Key Player Policies When Contextual Effects Matter”, Journal of Mathematical Sociology. Accepted January 2013.

Berggren, Niclas and Christian Bjørnskov, "Does Religiosity Promote Property Rights and the Rule of Law?", Journal of Institutional Economics. Accepted January 2013.

Oxelheim, Lars, Aleksandra Gregoric, Trond Randöy and Steen Thomsen, "On the Internationalization of Corporate Boards – The Case of Nordic Firms”, Journal of International Business Studies. Accepted January 2013.

Grossman, Gene M., Henrik Horn and Petros C. Mavroidis, "Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law: National Treatment". In Henrik Horn and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds.), Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Accepted January 2013.

Grossman, Gene M. and Henrik Horn, "Why the WTO? An Introduction to the Economics of Trade Agreements". In Henrik Horn and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds.), Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Accepted January 2013.

An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.


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