Published articles in English 2011 (Reference formatted list)

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Andrén, Niclas and Lars Oxelheim (2011), "Exchange Rate Regime Shift and Price Patterns". International Journal of Managerial Finance 7(2), 153–178.

Andersson, Fredrik (2011), "Make-or-Buy Decisions and the Manipulability of Performance Measures". The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics 11(1), 1–28.

Apicella, Coren and David Cesarini (2011), "Testosterone and the Biology of Politics: Experimental Evidence from the 2008 Presidential Election". Chapter 9, pp. 261–272 in Peter K. Hatemi and Rose McDermott (eds.), Man is by Nature a Political Animal. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Battu, Harminder, Paul Seaman and Yves Zenou (2011), "Job Contact Networks and the Ethnic Minorities". Labour Economics 18(1), 48–56.

Beauchamp, Jonathan, David Cesarini, Magnus Johannesson, Erik Lindqvist and Coren Apicella (2011), "On the Sources of the Height-Intelligence Correlation: New Insights from a Bivariate ACE Model with Assortative Mating". Behavior Genetics 41(2), 242–252.

Bergh, Andreas and Christian Bjørnskov (2011), "Historical Trust Levels Predict the Current Size of the Welfare State". Kyklos 64(1), 1–19.

Berggren, Niclas and Christian Bjørnskov (2011), "Is the Importance of Religion in Daily Life Related to Social Trust? Cross-Country and Cross-State Comparisons". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 80(3), 459–480.

Bergh, Andreas and Magnus Henrekson (2011), "Government Size and Growth: A Survey and Interpretation". Journal of Economic Surveys 25(5), 872–897.

Bergh, Andreas, Lars Persson, Per Skedinger and Joacim Tåg (2011), "Three book reviews". Journal of Economic Literature XLVIII/XLIX(4/1), 1051–1053, 151–152 and 168–170.

Bisin, Alberto, Eleonora Patacchini, Thierry Verdier and Yves Zenou (2011), "Ethnic Identity and Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Europe". Economic Policy 26(65), 57–92.

Bisin, Alberto, Eleonora Patacchini, Thierry Verdier and Yves Zenou (2011), "Errata Corrige: Are Muslim Immigrants Different in Terms of Cultural Integration?". Journal of the European Economic Association 9(5), 1012–1019.

Bisin, Alberto, Eleonora Patacchini, Thierry Verdier and Yves Zenou (2011), "Formation and Persistence of Oppositional Identities". European Economic Review 55(8), 1046–1071.

Cabrales, Antonio, Antoni Calvó-Armengol and Yves Zenou (2011), "Social Interactions and Spillovers". Games and Economic Behavior 72(2), 339–360.

de Martí, Joan and Yves Zenou (2011), "Social Networks". Chapter 16, pp. 339–361 in Ian Jarvie and Jesus Zamora-Bonilla (eds.), Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. London, UK: SAGE Publications.

Delmar, Frédéric, Karl Wennberg and Karin Hellerstedt (2011), "Endogenous Growth Through Knowledge Spillovers in Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Test". Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 5(3), 199–226.

Durevall, Dick and Magnus Henrekson (2011), "The Futile Quest for a Grand Explanation of Long-Run Government Expenditure". Journal of Public Economics 95(7–8), 708–722.

Edquist, Harald (2011), "Can Investment in Intangibles Explain the Swedish Productivity Boom in the 1990s?". Review of Income and Wealth 57(4), 658–682.

Edquist, Harald (2011), "Parallel Development? Productivity Growth Following the Diffusion of Electric Motors and ICT". Scandinavian Economic History Review 59(1), 29–47.

Folke, Olle, Shigeo Hirano and James M. Snyder Jr. (2011), "Patronage and Elections in U.S. States". American Political Science Review 105(3), 567–585.

Forssbaeck, Jens and Lars Oxelheim (2011), "FDI and the Role of Financial Market Quality". Pp. 85–109 in Ravi Ramamurti and Niron Hashai (eds.), The Future of Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

Forssbaeck, Jens and Lars Oxelheim (2011), "Corporate Financial Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment". Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 51(3), 269–282.

Henrekson, Magnus (2011), "Perspectives on the Success and Early History of the Industrial Institute for Economic and Social Research (IUI)". History of Economic Ideas 19(1), 125–146.

Henrekson, Magnus and Dan Johansson (2011), "Firm Growth, Institutions, and Structural Transformation". Chapter 7, pp. 175–214 in Michael Fritsch (ed.), Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Regional Development: National and Regional Perspectives. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Henrekson, Magnus and Daniel Waldenström (2011), "How Should Research Performance Be Measured? A Study of Swedish Economists". The Manchester School 79(6), 1139–1156.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji (2011), "Entrepreneurship and the Theory of Taxation". Small Business Economics 37(2), 167–185.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji (2011), "The Interaction of Entrepreneurship and Institutions". Journal of Institutional Economics 7(1), 47–75.

Hess, Wolfgang and Maria Persson (2011), "Exploring the Duration of EU Imports". Review of World Economics 147(4), 665–692.

Heyman, Fredrik, Fredrik Sjöholm and Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall (2011), "Multinationals, Cross-Border Acquisitions and Wage Dispersion". Canadian Journal of Economics 44(2), 627–650.

Holmberg, Pär (2011), "Strategic Forward Contracting in the Wholesale Electricity Market". Energy Journal 32(1), 169–202.

Horn, Henrik (2011), "The Burden of Proof in Trade Disputes and the Environment". Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 62(1), 15–29.

Horn, Henrik and Petros C. Mavroidis (2011), "Climate Change and the WTO: Legal Issues Concerning Border Tax Adjustments". Pp. 19–40 in Japanese Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 53, 2010. Tokyo: International Law Association of Japan.

Horn, Henrik and Petros C. Mavroidis (2011), "Some Thoughts on the DSU Negotiations". Pp. 3–6 in RSCAS Policy Papers 2011/02. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.

Horn, Henrik and Petros C. Mavroidis (2011), "To B(TA) or Not to B(TA)? On the Legality and Desirability of Border Tax Adjustments from a Trade Perspective". World Economy 34(11), 1911–1937.

Horn, Henrik, Louise Johannesson and Petros C. Mavroidis (2011), "The WTO Dispute Settlement System 1995–2010: Some Descriptive Statistics". Journal of World Trade 45(6), 1107–1138.

Lindbeck, Assar (2011), "Comment on Skedinger: Employment Consequences of Employment Protection Legislation". Nordic Economic Policy Review 2(1), 85–90.

Lindqvist, Erik (2011), "Planned Treatment and Outcomes in Residential Youth Care: Evidence from Sweden". Children and Youth Services Review 33(1), 21–27.

Lindqvist, Erik and Roine Vestman (2011), "The Labor Market Returns to Cognitive and Noncognitive Ability: Evidence from the Swedish Enlistment". American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 3(1), 101–128.

Lipsey, Robert E. and Fredrik Sjöholm (2011), "Foreign Direct Investment and Growth in East Asia: Lessons for Indonesia". Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies 47(1), 35–63.

Lipsey, Robert E. and Fredrik Sjöholm (2011), "South–South FDI and Development in East Asia". Asian Development Review 28(2), 11–31.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan (2011), "Subsidizing Away Exports? A Note on R&D-policy Towards Multinational Firms". Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 11(1), 25–42.

Oxelheim, Lars, Clas Wihlborg and Finn Østrup (2011), "The Origins and Resolution of Financial Crises: A Policy Dilemma". Chapter 7, pp. 57–67 in Robert W. Kolb (ed.), Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations. New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons.

Pattacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2011), "Neighborhood Effects and Parental Involvement in the Intergenerational Transmission of Education". Journal of Regional Science 51(5), 987–1013.

Roine, Jesper and Daniel Waldenström (2011), "Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes: A Structural Breaks Approach". Review of Economics and Statistics 93(3), 832–846.

Sanandaji, Tino and Björn Wallace (2011), "Fiscal Illusion and Fiscal Obfuscation: Tax Perception in Sweden". Independent Review 16(2), 237–246.

Skedinger, Per (2011), "Employment Consequences of Employment Protection Legislation". Nordic Economic Policy Review 2(1), 45–83.

Zenou, Yves (2011), "Rural-Urban Migration and Unemployment: Theory and Policy Implications". Journal of Regional Science 51(1), 65–82.

Zenou, Yvez (2011), "Search, Migration, and Urban Land Use: The Case of Transportation Policies". Journal of Development Economics 96(2), 174–187.

Zenou, Yves (2011), "Search, Wage Posting and Urban Spatial Structure". Journal of Economic Geography 11(3), 387–416.


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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