Published articles in English 2012 (Reference formatted list)

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Andersson, Ola and Erik Wengström (2012), "Credible Communication and Cooperation: Experimental Evidence from Multi-stage Games". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 81(1), 207–219.

Andersson, Tommy, Christer Andersson and Fredrik Andersson (2012), "An Empirical Investigation of Efficiency and Price Uniformity in Competing Auctions". Economics Letters 116(1), 99–101.

Andrén, Niclas, Håkan Jankensgård and Lars Oxelheim (2012), "Exposure-Based Cash-Flow-at-Risk for Value-Creating Risk Management Under Macroeconomic Uncertainty". Pp. 85–105 in Ulrich Hommel, Michael Fabich, Ervin Schellenberg and Lutz Firnkorn (eds.), The Strategic CFO – Creating Value in a Dynamic Market Environment. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

Benjamin, Daniel J., David Cesarini, Matthijs J. H. M. van der Loos et al. (2012), "The Genetic Architecture of Economic and Political Preferences". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109(21), 8026–8031.

Berggren, Niclas (2012), "The Calculus of Consent: Some Swedish Connections". Public Choice 152(3-4), 313–321.

Berggren, Niclas (2012), "Time for Behavioral Political Economy? An Analysis of Articles in Behavioral Economics". Review of Austrian Economics 25(3), 199–221.

Berggren, Niclas and Mikael Elinder (2012), "Is Tolerance Good or Bad for Growth?". Public Choice 150(1-2), 283–308.

Berggren, Niclas and Mikael Elinder (2012), "Tolerance and Growth: Modeling the Empirical Relationship". Public Choice 153(3-4), 495–502.

Berggren, Niclas, Andreas Bergh and Christian Bjørnskov (2012), "The Growth Effects of Institutional Instability". Journal of Institutional Economics 8(2), 187–224.

Bertrand, Oliver, Katariina Nilsson Hakkala, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson (2012), "Should Countries Block Foreign Takeovers of R&D Champions and Promote Greenfield Entry?". Canadian Journal of Economics 45(3), 1083–1124.

Bigoni, Maria, Sven-Olof Fridolfsson, Chloé Le Coq and Giancarlo Spagnolo (2012), "Fines, Leniency, and Rewards in Antitrust". RAND Journal of Economics 43(2), 368–390.

Bjuggren, Carl Magnus, Dan Johansson and Mikael Stenkula (2012), "Using Self-employment as Proxy for Entrepreneurship: Some Empirical Caveats". International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 77(3), 290–303.

Björklund, Anders, Jesper Roine and Daniel Waldenström (2012), "Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden: Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?". Journal of Public Economics 96(5-6), 474–484.

Bourdet, Yves and Maria Persson (2012), "Completing the European Union Customs Union: The Effects of Trade Procedure Harmonization". JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 50(2), 300–314.

Cesarini, David, Magnus Johannesson, Patrik K. E. Magnusson and Björn Wallace (2012), "The Behavioral Genetics of Behavioral Anomalies". Management Science 58(1), 21–34.

Dahlberg, Matz, Karin Edmark and Heléne Lundqvist (2012), "Ethnic Diversity and Preferences for Redistribution". Journal of Political Economy 120(1), 41–76.

Davidson, Carl, Fredrik Heyman, Steven Matusz, Fredrik Sjöholm and Susan Chun Zhu (2012), "Liberalized Trade and Worker-Firm Matching". American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 102(3), 429–434.

Di Vaio, Gianfranco, Daniel Waldenström and Jacob Weisdorf (2012), "Citation Success: Evidence from Economic History Journal Publications". Explorations in Economic History 49(1), 92–104.

Economides, Nicholas and Joacim Tåg (2012), "Modelling the Welfare Effects of Network Neutrality Regulation: A Response to Caves’s Comment". Information Economics and Policy 24(3-4), 293.

Economides, Nicholas and Joacim Tåg (2012), "Network Neutrality on the Internet: A Two-sided Market Analysis". Information Economics and Policy 24(2), 91–104.

Edmark, Karin and Roger Gordon (2012), "Appendix III: Taxes and the Choice of Organizational Form by Swedish Business Owners". Pp. 215–227 in Annette Alstadsæter and Martin Jacob (eds.), Income Shifting in Sweden: An Empirical Evaluation of the 3:12 Rules. Report to the Expert Group on Public Economics 2012:4. Stockholm: Ministry of Finance.

Elinder, Mikael (2012), "Correcting Mistakes: Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes in Sweden and the United States". Public Choice 153(1-2), 235–249.

Elinder, Mikael and Oscar Erixson (2012), "Gender, Social Norms, and Survival in Maritime Disasters". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, PNAS 109(33), 13220–13224.

Elinder, Mikael, Oscar Erixson and Henry Ohlsson (2012), "The Impact of Inheritances on Heirs’ Labor and Capital Income". The B.E. Journal of Economic and Capital Income 12(1), 1–35.

Folke, Olle and James M. Snyder (2012), "Gubernatorial Midterm Slumps". American Journal of Political Science 56(4), 931–948.

Friberg, Richard, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson (2012), "Ex Post Merger Evaluations and Strategic Pre-Merger Investments". Journal of Competition Law and Economics 8(4), 831–848.

Färnstrand Damsgaard, Erika (2012), "Exhaustible Resources, Technology Choice and Industrialization of Developing Countries". Resource and Energy Economics 34(3), 271–294.

Ganslandt, Mattias, Lars Persson and Helder Vasconcelos (2012), "Endogenous Mergers and Collusion in Asymmetric Market Structures". Economica 79(316), 766–791.

Gernandt, Otto, Thomas Palm and Daniel Waldenström (2012), "Liquidity Premia During the Industrial Breakthrough: Evidence from the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 1901–1919". European Review of Economic History 16(3), 247–269.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji (2012), "Institutional Entrepreneurship: An Introduction". Pp. xi–xxvii in Magnus Henrekson and Tino Sanandaji (eds.), Institutional Entrepreneurship. The International Library of Entrepreneurship 24. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Henrekson, Magnus and Ulf Jakobsson (2012), "The Swedish Corporate Control Model: Convergence, Persistence or Decline?". Corporate Governance: An International Review 20(2), 212–227.

Hess, Wolfgang and Maria Persson (2012), "The Duration of Trade Revisited". Empirical Economics 43(3), 1083–1107.

Liang, Che-Yuan (2012), "Nonparametric Structural Estimation of Labor Supply in the Presence of Censoring". Journal of Public Economics 96(1-2), 89–103.

Lindqvist, Erik (2012), "Height and Leadership". Review of Economics and Statistics 94(4), 1191–1196.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan and Lars Persson (2012), "Entrepreneurial Innovations, Competition and Competition Policy". European Economic Review 56(3), 488–506.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan and Lars Persson (2012), "Privatization, Investment and Ownership Efficiency". Oxford Economic Papers 64(4), 765–786.

Oxelheim, Lars and Clas Wihlborg (2012), "Corporate Distress and Restructuring with Macroeconomic Fluctuations: The Cases of GM and Ford". Journal of Applied Finance 22(1), 71–88.

Oxelheim, Lars, Clas Wihlborg and Jianhua Zhang (2012), "How to Avoid Compensating the CEO for Luck: The Case of Macroeconomic Fluctuations". Chapter 8, pp. 159–182 in Randall S. Thomas and Jennifer G. Hill (eds.), Research Handbook of Executive Pay. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Oxelheim, Lars, Clas Wihlborg and Marcus Thorsheim (2012), "The CFO's Information Challenge in Managing Macroeconomic Risk". Pp. 189–208 in Ulrich Hommel, Michael Fabich, Ervin Schellenberg and Lutz Firnkorn (eds.), The Strategic CFO – Creating Value in a Dynamic Market Environment. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

Oxelheim, Lars, Trond Randøy and Arthur Stonehill (2012), "What Can International Finance Add to International Strategy?". Chapter 12, pp. 238–253 in Alain Verbeke and Hermant Merchant (eds.), Handbook of Research on International Strategic Management. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Patacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2012), "Ethnic Networks and Employment Outcomes". Regional Science and Urban Economics 42(6), 938–949.

Patacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2012), "Juvenile Delinquency and Conformism". Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 28(1), 1–31.

Patacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2012), "Urban Crime and Ethnicity". Review of Network Economics 11(3), Article 11, 1–30.

Persson, Maria (2012), "From Trade Preferences to Trade Facilitation: Taking Stock of the Issues". Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal 6(17), 1–33.

Rickne, Johanna (2012), "Gender and Work Compensation in China's Industrial Sector". Review of Income and Wealth 58(2), 307–329.

Roine, Jesper and Daniel Waldenström (2012), "On the Role of Capital Gains in Swedish Income Inequality". Review of Income and Wealth 58(3), 569–587.

Sáez-Martí, Maria and Yves Zenou (2012), "Cultural Transmission and Discrimination". Journal of Urban Economics 72(2-3), 137–146.

Sanandaji, Tino (2012), "Poverty and Causality". Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 24(1), 51–59.

Song, Yan and Yves Zenou (2012), "Urban Villages and Housing Values in China". Regional Science and Urban Economics 42(3), 495–505.

Stenkula, Mikael (2012), "Taxation and Entrepreneurship in a Welfare State". Small Business Economics 39(1), 77–97.

Svensson, Roger (2012), "Commercialization, Renewal, and Quality of Patents". Economics of Innovation and New Technology 21(2), 175–201.

Tangerås, Thomas (2012), "Optimal Transmission Regulation of an Integrated Energy Market". Energy Economics 34(5), 1644–1655.

Tåg, Joacim (2012), "The Real Effects of Private Equity Buyouts". Chapter 10, pp. 271–299 in Douglas Cumming (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Private Equity. New York: Oxford University Press.

Wahba, Jackline and Yves Zenou (2012), "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Migration, Entrepreneurship and Social Capital". Regional Science and Urban Economics 42(5), 890–903.

Zenou, Yves (2012), "Housing Policies in China: Issues and Options". Regional Science Policy and Practice 4(4), 393–417.

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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