Popular science and Book reviews


In this publication series you will find book reviews and popular scientific articles, including opinion pieces. The majority of the articles are available for download.

Only papers in English are listed on this page. The complete list of book reviews and popular scientific articles can be found on our Swedish page.


Persson, Lars and Joacim Tåg (2010),”Lévêque, François and Howard Shelanski: Antitrust and Regulation in the EU and US: Legal and Economic Perspectives”. [Book review.] Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 48, No. 4, 1051–1053.

Jordahl, Henrik, Panu Poutvaara and Juha Tuomala (2009), “Education Returns of Wage Earners and Self-employed Workers: Rejoinder”. Economics of Education Review, Vol. 28, No. 5, 648.

Stennek, Johan and Thomas P. Tangerås (2007), "Better Regulation of Mobile Telecommunications". European Policy Analysis, Issue 1

Ekholm, Karolina (1998), ”Book review [no title]”. Book review: Multi-National Restructuring, Internationalization and Small Economies by Thomas Andersson, Torbjörn Fredriksson and Roger Svensson.Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 100, No. 3, 667–669.

Lindbeck, Assar (1998), “Comment on Roberto Perotti, The Political Economy of Fiscal Consolidations”.Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 100, No. 1, 399–404.

Lindbeck, Assar (1998), “Comment on Andrea Brandolini and Nicola Rossi, Income Distribution and Growth in Industrial Countries”. Pp. 111–116 in Vito Tanzi and Ke-young Chu, (eds.), Income Distribution and High–Quality Growth. Cambridge, USA and London, UK: MIT Press.

Andersson, Thomas (1995), ”Book review [no title]”. Book review: North-South Trade, Employment, and Inequality: Changing Fortunes in a Skill-Driven World by Adrian Wood. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 30, No. 1, 125–128.

Lindbeck, Assar (1995), “Comment on Patrick Minford: ‘What Can Governments in Western Europe Do to Improve Locational Advantages?’”. [Paper presented at the Kiel Week.]

Braunerhjelm, Pontus (1993), “Review of Employers Large and Small by Charles Brown, James Hamilton and James Medoff”. Economic and Industrial Democracy, Vol. 14, No. 2, 301–304.

Meyerson, Eva M. (1993), “Ulf Himmelstrand: The Interface Between Economics and Sociology”. Acta Sociologica, Vol. 36, No. 3, 296–298.

Pelikan, Pavel (1993), “Review of Explaining Process and Change by Ulrich Witt”. Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 4, No. 3, 449–454.

Eliasson, Gunnar (1992), ”Intellectual Cycle Swings to Dynamics”, [Interview]. Japan Update, December, 4–5.

Eliasson, Gunnar (1991), ”Book review [no title]”. Book review: Production, Entrepreneurship, and Profits by Shih-Yen Wu. Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 29, No. 3, 1175–1177.

Eliasson, Gunnar (1991), “Commentary”. [Commentary to Gateway Technologies and the Evolutionary Dynamics of Network Industries by Paul A. David and Julie Ann Bunn.] Pp. 157–163 in Arnold Heertje and Mark Perlman (eds.), Evolving Technology and Market Structure. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Sick of Inequality?

An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health

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In this book Andreas Bergh, Therese Nilsson, IFN and Lund University, and Daniel Waldenström, IFN and Paris School of Economics, France, review the latest research on the relationship between inequality and health. What does inequality mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, life expectancy and subjective well-being?


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