Accepted articles

Articles accepted for publication in refereed journals and edited volumes 2014

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 Magnus Henrekson, “Government Size and Growth: A Rejoinder”, Journal of Economic Surveys. Accepted December 2014.

Bigoni, Maria, Sven-Olof Fridolfsson, Chloe Le Coq och Giancarlo Spagnolo, "Trust, Leniency and Deterrence”. Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. Accepted December 2014.

Andersson, Fredrik, Niklas Elert and Karl Wennberg, "The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education in High School on Long-Term Entrepreneurial Performance", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Accepted December 2014.

Berggren, Niclas, Christian Bjørnskov and David Lipka, ”Legitimacy and the Cost of Government”, Public Choice. Accepted December 2014.

Chiu, Hui, Lars Oxelheim, Clas Wihlborg and Jianhua Zhang, "Macroeconomic Fluctuations as Sources of Luck in CEO Compensation", Journal of Business Ethics. Accepted December 2014.

Seim, David, Ruixue Jia and Masayuki Kudamatsu, "Political Selection in China: The Complementary Roles of Connections and Performance", Journal of the European Economic Association. Accepted November 2014.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji, "Superentrepreneurship in Europe Compared to Other Industrialised Regions", in Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Lars Oxelheim and Thomas Persson, eds., The EU's Role in Fighting Global Imbalances. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Accepted November 2014.

Henrekson, Magnus and Mikael Stenkula, "Swedish Taxation Since 1862: An Introduction and Overview”, in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted November 2014.

Anyadike-Danes, Michael, Carl Magnus Bjuggren, Sandra Gottschalk, Werner Hölzl, Dan Johansson, Mika Maliranta and Anja Myrann, "An International Cohort Comparison of Size Effects on Job Growth, Small Business Economics. Accepted November 2014.

Angelis, Jannis and Henrik Jordahl, "Merciful yet Effective Elderly Care Performance Management Practices", Measuring Business Excellence. Accepted October 2014.

Fridolfsson, Sven-Olof and Thomas Tangerås, "Nuclear Capacity Auctions", Energy Journal. Accepted October 2014.

Stenkula, Mikael, "Swedish Taxation in a 150-year Perspective", Nordic Tax Journal. Accepted September 2014.

Gullstrand, Joakim and Maria Persson, "How to Combine High Sunk Costs of Exporting and Low Export Survival", Review of World Economics. Accepted September 2014.

Ferguson, Shon, "Endogenous Product Differentiation, Market Size and Prices", Review of International Economics. Accepted September 2014.

Patacchini, Eleonora, Giuseppe Ragusa and Yves Zenou, "Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination in Europe: Homosexuality and Physical Appearance, Journal of Population Economics. Accepted September  2014.

Ljunge, Martin, "Social Capital and Health: Evidence that Ancestral Trust Promotes Health Among Children of Immigrants", Economics & Human Biology. Accepted September  2014.

Andersson, Ola, Håkan Holm, Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström, "Deciding for Others Reduces Loss Aversion", Management Science. Accepted September 2014.

Hansson, Åsa, Susan Porter and Susan Perry Williams, The Importance of the Political Process on Corporate Tax Policy", Constitutional Political Economy. Accepted September 2014.

Piekkari, Rebecca, Lars Oxelheim and Trond Randøy, "The Silent Board: How Language Diversity May Influence the Work Processes of Corporate Boards", Corporate Governance: An International Review. Accepted August 2014.

Johansson, Dan, Mikael Stenkula and Gunnar Du Rietz, "Capital Income Taxation of Swedish Households, 1862 to 2010", Scandinavian Economic History Review. Accepted August 2014.

Fiva, Jon and Olle Folke, "Mechanical and Psychological Effects of Electoral Reform", British Journal of Political Science. Accepted August 2014.

Erikson, Robert S., Olle Folke and James M. Snyder, "A Gubernatorial Helping Hand? How Governors Affect Presidential Elections", Journal of Politics. Accepted August 2014.

Davidson, Carl, Fredrik Heyman, Steven Matusz, Fredrik Sjöholm and Susan Zhu, "Globalization and Imperfect Labor Market Sorting", Journal of International Economics. Accepted August 2014.

Tangerås, Thomas, "Renewable Electricity Policy and Market Integration", Energy Journal. Accepted August 2014.

Berggren Niclas, Andreas Bergh and Christian Bjørnskov, ”What Matters for Growth in Europe? Institutions versus Policies, Quality versus Instability”, Journal of Economic Policy Reform. Accepted July 2014.

Ljunge, Martin, "Trust Issues: Evidence on the Intergenerational Trust Transmission from Children of Immigrants", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Accepted July 2014.

Erlingsson, Gissur, Jonas Linde and Richard Öhrvall, "Distrust in Utopia? Public Perceptions of Corruption and Political Support in Iceland before and after the Financial Crisis of 2008", Government and Opposition. Accepted July 2014.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg, "Acquisitions, Entry, and Innovation in Oligopolistic Network Industries", International Journal of Industrial Organization. Accepted July 2014.

Snyder, James M., Olle Folke and Shigeo Hirano, "Partisan Imbalance in Regression Discontinuity Studies Based on Electoral Thresholds", Political Science Research and Methods. Accepted June 2014.

Hansson, Åsa and Cécile Brokelind, "Tax Incentives, Tax Expenditures Theories in R&D: The Case of Sweden", World Tax Journal. Accepted June 2014.

Sjöholm, Fredrik, "Foreign Direct Investments in Southeast Asia", in Ian Coxehead, ed., Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics. London: Routledge. Accepted June 2014.

Bergh, Andreas and Christian Bjørnskov, "Trust, Welfare States and Income Equality: Sorting out the Causality", European Journal of Political Economy. Accepted June 2014.

Forssbaeck, Jens and Lars Oxelheim, "The Multifaceted Concept of Transparency", in Jens Forssbaeck and Lars Oxelheim, eds., Oxford Handbook of Economic and Institutional Transparency. New York: Oxford University Press. Accepted June 2014.

Oxelheim, Lars and Kevin C. Clarkson, "Cronyism and the Determinants of Chairman Compensation", Journal of Business Ethics. Accepted June 2014.

Du Rietz, Gunnar, and Magnus Henrekson, “Swedish Wealth Taxation (1911–2007)", in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted June 2014.

Du Rietz, Gunnar, Magnus Henrekson and Daniel Waldenström, “Swedish Inheritance and Gift Taxation (1885–2004)", in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted June 2014.

Du Rietz, Gunnar, Dan Johansson and Mikael Stenkula, “Swedish Labor Income Taxation (1862–2013)”, in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted June 2014.

Du Rietz, Gunnar, Dan Johansson and Mikael Stenkula, “Swedish Capital Income Taxation (1862–2013)”, in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted June 2014.

Stenkula, Mikael, “Taxation of Real Estate in Sweden (1862–2013)”, in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments Since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted June 2014.

Stenkula, Mikael, “Taxation of Goods and Services in Sweden (1862–2013)”, in Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, eds., Swedish Taxation: Developments since 1862. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted June 2014.

Andersson, Martin and Magnus Henrekson, ”Local Competiveness Fostered through Local Institutions for Entrepreneurship”, in David B. Audretsch, Albert N. Link and Mary Walshok, eds., Oxford Handbook of Local Competitiveness. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Accepted May 2014.

Cherchye, Laurens, Thomas Demuynck, Bram De Rock and Per Hjertstrand, "Revealed Preference Tests for Weak Separability: An Integer Programming Approach", Journal of Econometrics. Accepted May 2014.

Berggren, Niclas and Therese Nilsson, "Market Institutions Bring Tolerance, Especially Where There Is Social Trust”, Applied Economics Letters. Accepted May 2014.

Edmark, Karin, Markus Frölich and Verena Wondratschek, "Sweden's School Choice Reform and Equality of Opportunity, Labour Economics. Accepted April 2014.

Coe, Robert and Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, "Incentives and Iignorance in Qualifications, Assessment, and Accountability", in Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, ed.,Tests Worth Teaching to: Incentivising Quality in Qualifications and Accountability. London: Centre for Market Reform of Education. Accepted April 2014.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Lars Persson and Robin Douhan, "Entrepreneurship Policy and Globalization", Journal of Development Economics. Accepted April 2014.

Bergh, Andreas and Therese Nilsson, "Is Globalization Reducing Absolute Poverty?", World Development. Accepted April 2014.

Liu, Xiaodong, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou, "Peer Effects: Local Aggregate or Local Average?”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Accepted April 2014.

Zenou, Yves, "A Dynamic Model of Weak and Strong Ties in the Labor Market”, Journal of Labor Economics. Accepted April 2014.

Henrekson, Magnus and Gunnar Du Rietz, ”The Rise and Fall of Swedish Wealth Taxation”, Nordic Tax Journal. Accepted April 2014.

Mauritzen, Johannes, "Now or Later? Trading Wind Power Closer to Real-time and How Poorly Designed Subsidies Lead to Higher Balancing Costs", Energy Journal. Accepted March 2014.

Karlsson, Martin, Therese Nilsson and Stefan Pichler, "The Impact of the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic on Economic Performance in Sweden – An Investigation into the Consequences of an Extraordinary Mortality Shock", Journal of Health Economics, Accepted March 2014.

Haufler, Andreas, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson, "Entrepreneurial Innovations and Taxation", Journal of Public Economics. Accepted March 2014.

Holmberg, Pär and Ewa Lazarczyk, "Comparison of Congestion Management Techniques: Nodal, Zonal and Discriminatory Pricing", Energy Journal. Accepted February 2014.

Patacchini, Eleonora, Giuseppe Ragusa and Yves Zenou, “Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination in Europe: Religion, Homosexuality and Physical Appearance” in Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini and Giovanni Peri, eds., Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Accepted February 2014.

Bourdet, Yves and Maria Persson, "Expanding and Diversifying South-Mediterranean Exports Through Trade Facilitation”, Development Policy Review, Accepted January 2014.

Persson, Maria, "Trade Preferences from a Policy Perspective”, in Oliver Morrissey, Ricardo Lopez and Kishor Sharma, eds., Handbook on Trade and Development. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. Accepted January 2014.

Henrekson, Magnus, "Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Human Flourishing", Small Business Economics. Accepted January 2014.

Tangerås, Thomas, "Network Competition with Income Effects", RAND Journal of Economics. Accepted January 2014.

Andersson, Ola, Cédric Argenton and Jörgen W. Weibull, "Robustness to Strategic Uncertainty", Games and Economic Behavior. Accepted January 2014.


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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