Accepted articles

Articles accepted for publication in refereed journals and edited volumes 2010

Skedinger, Per, "Employment Consequences of Employment Protection Legislation", Nordic Economic Policy Review. Accepted December 2010.

Forssbaeck, Jens, and Lars Oxelheim, "FDI and the Role of Financial Market Quality", in Ravi Ramamurti and Niron Hashai (eds.), The Future of Foreign Direct Investment. Bingley: Emerald Publishing. Accepted December 2010.

Andrén, Niclas, and Lars Oxelheim, "Exchange Rate Regime Shift and Price Patterns", International Journal of Managerial Finance. Accepted December 2010.

Patacchini, Eleonora, and Yves Zenou, "Intergenerational Education Transmission: Neighborhood Quality and/or Parents’ Involvement?", Journal of Regional Science. Accepted November 2010.

Edquist, Harald, "Can Investment in Intangibles Explain the Swedish Productivity Boom in the 1990s?", Review of Income and Wealth. Accepted November 2010.

Lipsey, Robert E., and Fredrik Sjöholm, "FDI and Growth in East Asia: Lessons for Indonesia", Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies. Accepted November 2010.

Cabrales, Antoni, Antoni Calvó-Armengol and Yves Zenou, "Social Interactions and Spillovers", Games and Economic Behavior. Accepted October 2010.

Horn, Henrik, "The Burden of Proof in Trade Disputes and the Environment", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Accepted October 2010.

Zenou, Yves, "Search, Migration, and Urban Land Use. The Case of Transportation Policies", Journal of Development Economics. Accepted October 2010.

Henrekson, Magnus, and Tino Sanadaji, "Institutional Entrepreneurship: An Introduction", in Magnus Henrekson and Tino Sanadaji (eds.) Institutional Entrepreneurship. The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series. Northampton, MA and Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. Accepted October 2010.

Bergh, Andreas, and Christan Bjørnskov, "Historical Trust Levels Predict Current Welfare State Size", Kyklos. Accepted September 2010.

Holmberg, Pär, "Strategic Forward Contracting in the Wholesale Electricity Market", Energy Journal. Accepted September 2010.

Heyman, Fredrik, Fredrik Sjöholm and Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall, "Multinationals, Cross-Border Acquisitions and Wage Dispersion", Canadian Journal of Economics. Accepted September 2010.

Tåg, Joacim, "The Real Effects of Private Equity Buyouts", in Douglas Cumming (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Private Equity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Accepted September 2010.

Edquist, Harald, "Parallel Development? Productivity Growth Following the Diffusion of Electric Motors and ICT", Scandinavian Economic History Review. Accepted September 2010. 

Oxelheim, Lars, Clas Wihlborg and Marcus Thorsheim, "The CFO's Information Challenge in Managing Macroeconomic Risk", in Michael Fabich, Lutz Firnkorn, Ulrich Hommel and Ervin Schellenberg (eds), The Strategic CFO – Creating Value in a Dynamic Market Environment. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. Accepted August 2010.

Berggren, Niclas, and Mikael Elinder, "Is Tolerance Good or Bad for Growth?", Public Choice. Accepted August 2010.

Lindqvist, Erik, "Planned Treatment and Outcomes in Residential Youth Care: Evidence from Sweden", Children and Youth Services Review. Accepted August 2010.

Katzeff Silberstein, Benjamin, "North Korea: Fading Totalitarianism in the ‘Hermit Kingdom’", North Korean Review. Accepted July 2010.

Bisin, Alberto, Eleonora Patacchini, Thierry Verdier and Yves Zenou, "Ethnic Identity and Labor-Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Europe", Economic Policy. Accepted July 2010.

Ostrup, Finn, Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg, "Origins and Resolution of Financial Crises; A Policy Dilemma", in Robert W. Kolb (ed.), Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Accepted July 2010.

Ostrup, Finn, Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg, "Crisis Resolution in Financial Institutions: The Experience from Recent Crises", International Journal of Economic Research. Accepted June 2010.

de Martí, Joan, and Yves Zenou, "Social Networks", in Ian Jarvie and Jesus Zamora-Bonilla (eds.), Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. London: SAGE Publications. Accepted June 2010.

Harminder Battu, Paul Seaman and Yves Zenou, "Job Contact Networks and the Ethnic Minorities", Labour Economics. Accepted June 2010.

Lindqvist, Erik, and Robert Östling, "Political Polarization and the Size of Government", American Political Science Review. Accepted June 2010.

Beauchamp, Jonathan, David Cesarini, Magnus Johannesson, Erik Lindqvist and Coren Apicella, "On the Sources of the Height-Intelligence Correlation: New Insights from a Bivariate ACE Model with Assortative Mating", Behavior Genetics. Accepted June 2010.

Cesarini, David, Erik Lindqvist and Björn Wallace, "Reply to Helle et al", Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Accepted June 2010.

Andrén, Niclas, Håkan Jankensgård and Lars Oxelheim, "Exposure-Based Cash-Flow-at Risk for Value Creating Risk Management under Macroeconomic Uncertainty" in Michael Fabich, Lutz Firnkorn, Ulrich Hommel and Ervin Schellenberg (eds.), The Strategic CFO – Creating Value in a Dynamic Market Environment. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. Accepted June 2010.

Oxelheim, Lars, Clas Wihlborg and Jianhua Zhang, "How to Avoid Compensating CEO for Luck: The Case of Macroeconomic Fluctuations" in Thomas, R and J. Hill (eds.), Research Handbook on Executive Pay. London: Edgar Elgars Publishing. Accepted June 2010.

Henrekson, Magnus, and Tino Sanandaji, "The Interaction of Entrepreneurship and Institutions", Journal of Institutional Economics. Accepted June 2010.

Holmberg, Pär, and David Newbery, "The Supply Function Equilibrium and Its Policy Implications for Wholesale Electricity Auctions", Utilities Policy. Accepted June 2010.

Stenkula, Mikael, "Taxation and Entrepreneurship in a Welfare State", Small Business Economics. Accepted May 2010.

Henrekson, Magnus, and Tino Sanandaji, "Bridging the Gap Between Entrepreneurship Research and Mainstream Economics: Review of William J. Baumol’s The Microtheory of Innovative Entrepreneurship", Journal of Economic Literature. Accepted May 2010.

Lindqvist, Erik, and Roine Vestman, "The Labor Market Returns to Cognitive and Noncognitive Ability: Evidence from the Swedish Enlistment", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. Accepted April 2010.

Henrekson, Magnus, and Dan Johansson, "Firm Growth, Institutions and Structural Transformation", in Michael Fritsch (ed.), Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Accepted April 2010.

Henrekson, Magnus, Dan Johansson and Mikael Stenkula, "Taxation, Labor Market Policy and High-Impact Entrepreneurship", Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade. Accepted March 2010

Henrekson, Magnus, and Daniel Waldenström, "How Should Research Performance Be Measured? A Study of Swedish Economists", The Manchester School. Accepted March 2010.

Douhan, Robin, and Magnus Henrekson, “Entrepreneurship and Second-best Institutions: Going Beyond Baumol’s Typology”, Journal of Evolutionary Economics. Accepted March 2010.

Roine, Jesper, and Daniel Waldenström, "Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes: A Structural Breaks Approach", Review of Economics and Statistics. Accepted February 2010.

Horn, Henrik, and Petros C. Mavroidis, “Climate Change and the WTO: Legal Issues Concerning Border Tax Adjustments”. Japanese Yearbook of International Law. Accepted February 2010.

Cesarini, David, Magnus Johannesson, Patrik K.E. Magnusson and Björn Wallace, "The Behavioral Genetics of Behavioral Anomalies", Management Science. Accepted January 2010.

Elinder, Mikael, "Local Economies and General Elections: The Influence of Municipal and Regional Economic Conditions on Voting in Sweden 1985–2002", European Journal of Political Economy. Accepted January 2010. 

Sjöholm, Fredrik, and Nannan Lundin, "Will Science and Technology Solve China’s Unemployment Problem?", Asian Economic Papers. Accepted January 2010.

Braunerhjelm, Pontus, Magnus Henrekson and Anders Lundström, "The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research: Its Organization, Objectives and Criteria", in Zoltan J. Acs and David B. Audretsch (eds.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship Research, New York: Springer. Accepted January 2010.

Henrekson, Magnus, "Perspectives on the Success and Early History of the Industrial Institute for Economic and Social Research (IUI)", History of Economic Ideas. Accepted January 2010.

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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Academically oriented seminars are most of the time held on Wednesdays at 10 am. At these events researchers from IFN and other institutions present their research.

In addition, IFN organizes seminars open to the public. Topics for these are derived from the IFN research.

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