Published articles in English 2014 (Reference formatted list)

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Andersson, Ola, Cédric Argenton and Jörgen W. Weibull (2014), "Robustness to Strategic Uncertainty". Games and Economic Behavior 85(May), 272–288.

Apicella, Coren, Anna Dreber and Johanna Möllerström (2014), "Salivary Testosterone Change Following Monetary Wins and Losses Predicts Future Financial Risk-taking". Psychoneuroendocrinology 39(January), 58–64.

Asoni, Andrea and Tino Sanandaji (2014), "Taxation and the Quality of Entrepreneurship". Journal of Economics 113(2), 101–123.

Ballester, Coralio and Yves Zenou (2014), "Key Player Policies When Contextual Effects Matter". Journal of Mathematical Sociology 38(4), 233–248.

Bengtsson, Ola and Dan Bernhardt (2014), "Different Problem, Same Solution: Contract-Specialization in Venture Capital". Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 23(2), 396–426.

Berggren, Niclas (2014), "The Calculus of Consent at Fifty: Insights for Liberalism". Independent Review 18(3), 373–389.

Berggren, Niclas (2014), "The Soft Side of Economic Freedom". The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations Vol(6), 43–66.

Berggren, Niclas and Therese Nilsson (2014), "Market Institutions Bring Tolerance, Especially Where There Is Social Trust". Applied Economics Letters 21(17), 1234–1237.

Berggren, Niclas, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Jörgen Hellström (2014), "Social Trust and Central-Bank Independence". European Journal of Political Economy 34(June), 425–439.

Bergh, Andreas (2014), "What are the Policy Lessons from Sweden? On the Rise, Fall and Revival of a Capitalist Welfare State". New Political Economy 19(5), 662–694.

Bergh, Andreas and Carl Hampus Lyttkens (2014), "Measuring Institutional Quality in Ancient Athens". Journal of Institutional Economics 10(2), 279–310.

Bergh, Andreas and Christian Bjørnskov (2014), "Trust, Welfare States and Income Equality: Sorting out the Causality". European Journal of Political Economy 35(September), 183–199.

Bergh, Andreas and Therese Nilsson (2014), "Is Globalization Reducing Absolute Poverty?". World Development 62(October), 42–61.

Bergh, Andreas and Therese Nilsson (2014), "When More Poor Means Less Poverty: On Income Inequality and Purchasing Power". Southern Economic Journal 81(1), 232–246.

Bergh, Andreas, Irina Mirkina and Therese Nilsson (2014), "Globalization and Institutional Quality – A Panel Data Analysis". Oxford Development Studies 42(3), 365–394.

Berliant, Marcus and Yves Zenou (2014), "Labor Differentiation and Agglomeration in General Equilibrium". International Regional Science Review 37(1), 36–65.

Bourdet, Yves and Maria Persson (2014), "Expanding and Diversifying South Mediterranean Exports through Trade Facilitation". Development Policy Review 32(6), 675–699.

Cesarini, David, Magnus Johannesson and Sven Oskarsson (2014), "Pre-Birth Factors, Post-Birth Factors, and Voting: Evidence from Swedish Adoption Data". American Political Science Review 108(1), 71–87.

Coe, Robert and Gabriel Heller Sahlgren (2014), "Incentives and Iignorance in Qualifications, Assessment, and Accountability". Chapter 5, pp. 74–99 in Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, ed., Tests Worth Teaching to Incentivising Quality in Qualifications and Accountability. London: Centre for Market Reform of Education.

Davidson, Carl, Fredrik Heyman, Steven Matusz, Fredrik Sjöholm and Susan Chun Zhu (2014), "Globalization and Imperfect Labor Market Sorting". Journal of International Economics 94(2), 177–194.

Dewan, Torun, Macartan Humphreys and Daniel Rubenson (2014), "The Elements of Political Persuasion: Content, Charisma and Cue". Economic Journal 124(574), F257–F292.

Edmark, Karin, Markus Frölich and Verena Wondratschek (2014), "Sweden's School Choice Reform and Equality of Opportunity". Labour Economics 30(October), 129–142.

Erlingsson, Gissur Ó., Jonas Linde and Richard Öhrvall (2014), "Not so Fair after All? Perceptions of Procedural Fairness and Satisfaction with Democracy in the Nordic Welfare States". International Journal of Public Administration 37(2), 106–119.

Erlingsson, Gissur Ó., Kåre Vernby and Richard Öhrvall (2014), "The Single-Issue Party Thesis and the Sweden Democrats". Acta Politica 49(2), 196–216.

Folke, Olle (2014), "Shades of Brown and Green: Party Effects in Proportional Election Systems". Journal of the European Economic Association 12(5), 1361–1395.

Hansson, Åsa and Cécile Brokelind (2014), "Tax Incentives, Tax Expenditures Theories in R&D: The Case of Sweden". World Tax Journal 6(2), 168–200.

Hansson, Åsa and Karin Olofsdotter (2014), "Labor Taxation and FDI Decisions in the European Union". Open Economies Review 25(2), 263–287.

Haufler, Andreas, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson (2014), "Entrepreneurial Innovations and Taxation". Journal of Public Economics 113(May), 13–31.

Helsley, Robert W. and Yves Zenou (2014), "Social Networks and Interactions in Cities". Journal of Economic Theory 150(March), 426–466.

Henrekson, Magnus (2014), "Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Human Flourishing". Small Business Economics 43(3), 511–528.

Henrekson, Magnus (2014), "How Labor Market Institutions Affect Job Creation and Productivity Growth". IZA World of Labor 2014(38), 1–10.

Henrekson, Magnus and Gunnar Du Rietz (2014), "The Rise and Fall of Swedish Wealth Taxation". Nordic Tax Journal 1(1), 9–35.

Henrekson, Magnus och Tino Sanandaji (2014), "Small Business Activity Does not Measure Entrepreneurship". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 111(5), 1760–1765.

Hjertstrand, Per and James L. Swofford (2014), "Are the Choices of People Stochastically Rational? A Stochastic Test of the Number of Revealed Preference Violations". Empirical Economics 46(4), 1495–1519.

Horn, Henrik and Petros C. Mavroidis (2014), "Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the WTO: Silence Speaks Volumes". International Journal of Economic Theory 10(1), 147–166.

Jakobsson, Ulf and Timo Korkeamäki (2014), "Ownership and Governance of Large Finnish Firms". Prime Minister’s Office Report 6/2014. Helsinki: Prime Minister’s Office.

Karlsson, Martin, Therese Nilsson and Stefan Pichler (2014), "The Impact of the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic on Economic Performance in Sweden". Journal of Health Economics 36(July), 1–9.

König, Michael D., Claudio J. Tessone and Yves Zenou (2014), "Nestedness in Networks: A Theoretical Model and Some Applications". Theoretical Economics 9(3), 695–752.

Liu, Xiaodong, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou (2014), "Endogenous Peer Effects: Local Aggregate or Local Average?". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 103(July), 39–59.

Ljunge, Martin (2014), "Social Capital and Health: Evidence that Ancestral Trust Promotes Health Among Children of Immigrants". Economics & Human Biology 15(December), 165–186.

Ljunge, Martin (2014), "Social Capital and Political Institutions: Evidence that Democracy Fosters Trust". Economics Letters 122(January), 44–49.

Ljunge, Martin (2014), "Trust Issues: Evidence on the Intergenerational Trust Transmission Among Children of Immigrants". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 106(October), 175–196.

Lyhagen, Johan and Johanna Rickne (2014), "Income Inequality Between Chinese Regions: Newfound Harmony or Continued Discord?". Empirical Economics 47(1), 93–110.

Maican, Florin and Richard J. Sweeney (2014), "Costs of Misspecification in Break-model Unit-root Tests". Applied Economics 46(1), 111–118.

Mauritzen, Johannes (2014), "Scrapping a Wind Turbine: Policy Changes, Scrapping Incentives and Why Wind Turbines in Good Locations Get Scrapped First". Energy Journal 35(2), 159–183.

Maurseth, Per Botolf and Roger Svensson (2014), "Micro Evidence on International Patenting". Economics of Innovation and New Technology 23(4), 398–422.

Nilsson Hakkala, Katariina, Fredrik Heyman and Fredrik Sjöholm (2014), "Multinational Firms, Acquisitions and Job Tasks". European Economic Review 66(February), 248–265.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan and Lars Persson (2014), "Born to be Global and the Globalisation Process". World Economy 37(5), 672–689.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg (2014), "Acquisitions, Entry, and Innovation in Oligopolistic Network Industries". International Journal of Industrial Organization 37(November), 1–12.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Lars Persson and Robin Douhan (2014), "Entrepreneurship Policy and Globalization". Journal of Development Economics 110(September), 22–38.

Persson, Mikael, Anders Sundell and Richard Öhrvall (2014), "Does Election Day Weather Affect Voter Turnout? Evidence from Swedish Elections". Electoral Studies 33(March), 335–342.

Sanandaji, Tino (2014), "The International Mobility of Billionaires". Small Business Economics 42(2), 329–338.

Sandewall, Örjan, David Cesarini and Magnus Johannesson (2014), "The Co-Twin Methodology and Returns to Schooling — Testing a Critical Assumption". Labour Economics 26(January), 1–10.

Skedinger, Per (2014), "Effects of Payroll Tax Cuts for Young Workers". Nordic Economic Policy Review No.(1), 125–167.

Stenkula, Mikael (2014), "Swedish Taxation in a 150-year Perspective". Nordic Tax Journal 2(2), 10–42.

Stenkula, Mikael, Dan Johansson and Gunnar Du Rietz (2014), "Marginal Taxation on Labour Income in Sweden from 1862 to 2010". Scandinavian Economic History Review 62(2), 163–187.

Tangerås, Thomas (2014), "Network Competition with Income Effects". RAND Journal of Economics 45(3), 645–673.

Waldenström, Daniel (2014), "Swedish Stock and Bond Returns, 1856–2012". Chapter 6, pp. 223–292 in Rodney Edvinsson, Tor Jacobson and Daniel Waldenström, eds., Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics for Sweden, Volume II: House Prices, Stock Returns, National Accounts, and the Riksbank Balance Sheet, 1620–2012 . Stockholm: Sveriges Riksbank and Ekerlids Förlag.

Westerlund, Joakim and Per Hjertstrand (2014), "Indirect Estimation of Semiparametric Binary Choice Models". Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 76(2), 298–314.

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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