Published articles in English 2016 (Reference formatted list)

A copy for personal use of the following reprints are available on paper and/or as PDF files (if permitted by the applicable copyright agreement). They can be ordered by sending an e-mail to info@ifn.se. Please include postal address in the request.


Andersson, Ola, Håkan J. Holm, Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström (2016), "Deciding for Others Reduces Loss Aversion". Management Science 62(1), 29–36.

Andersson, Ola, Håkan J. Holm, Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström (2016), "Risk Aversion Relates to Cognitive Ability: Preferences or Noise?".Journal of the European Economic Association 14(5), 1129–1154.

Bengtsson, Niklas, Bertil Holmlund and Daniel Waldenström (2016), "Lifetime versus Annual Tax-and-Transfer Progressivity: Sweden, 1968–2009". Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(4), 619–645.

Berggren, Niclas (2016), "Does Belief in Objective Morality Lead to Coercion? An Analysis of the Arguments of Kelsen and Buchanan". Review of Austrian Economics 29(3), 315–326.

Berggren, Niclas and Therese Nilsson (2016), "Tolerance in the United States: Does Economic Freedom Transform Racial, Religious, Political and Sexual Attitudes?". European Journal of Political Economy 45(December), 53–70.

Berggren, Niclas, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Jörgen Hellström (2016), "Does Social Trust Speed Up Reforms? The Case of Central-Bank Independence". Journal of Institutional Economics 12(2), 395–415.

Bergh, Andreas (2016), "The Future of Welfare Services: How Worried Should We Be about Baumol, Wagner and Ageing?". Nordic Economic Policy Review 2016(1), 197–217.

Bergh, Andreas and Magnus Henrekson (2016), "Government Size and Growth: A Rejoinder". Journal of Economic Surveys 30(2), 393–396.

Bergh, Andreas, Irina Mirkina and Therese Nilsson (2016), "Do the Poor Benefit from Globalization Regardless of Institutional Quality?". Applied Economics Letters 23(10), 708–712.

Bertoli, Simone, Vianney Dequiedt and Yves Zenou (2016), "Can Selective Immigration Policies Reduce Migrants' Quality?". Journal of Development Economics 119(March), 100–109.

Bisin, Alberto, Eleonora Patacchini, Thierry Verdier and Yves Zenou (2016), "Bend it Like Beckham: Ethnic Identity and Integration". European Economic Review 90(November), 146–164.

Bjørnskov, Christian (2016), "Economic Freedom and Economic Crises". European Journal of Political Economy 45(December), 11–23.

Bjørnskov, Christian (2016), "William Easterly's Challenge to the Development Community". Chapter 4, pp. 55–72 in William Easterly, ed., The Economics of International Development: Foreign Aid versus Freedom for the World's Poor. London:UK: Institute of Economic Affairs.

Bjørnskov, Christian and Andreas Freytag (2016), "An offer You Can’t Refuse: Murdering Journalists as an Enforcement Mechanism of Corrupt Deals". Public Choice 167(3), 221–243.

Braunerhjelm, Pontus and Magnus Henrekson (2016), "An Innovation Policy Framework: Bridging the Gap Between Industrial Dynamics and Growth". Chapter 4, pp. 95–130 in David B. Audretsch and Albert N. Link, eds., Essays in Public Sector Entrepreneurship. New York: Springer.

Böhlmark, Anders, Erik Grönqvist and Jonas Vlachos (2016), "The Headmaster Ritual: The Importance of Management for School Outcomes". Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(4), 912–940.

Campbell, Cynthia, Rosita P. Chang, Jack C. De Jong Jr., Robert Doktor, Lars Oxelheim and Trond Randøy (2016), "The Impact of CEO Long-term Equity-based Compensation Incentives on Economic Growth in Collectivist versus Individualist Countries". Asian Economic Papers 15(2), 109–133.

Cesarini, David, Erik Lindqvist, Robert Östling and Björn Wallace (2016), "Wealth, Health, and Child Development: Evidence from Administrative Data on Swedish Lottery Players". Quarterly Journal of Economics 131(2), 687–738.

Chiu, Hsin-Hui, Lars Oxelheim, Clas Wihlborg and Jianhua Zhang (2016), "Macroeconomic Fluctuations as Sources of Luck in CEO Compensation". Journal of Business Ethics 136(2), 371–384.

Daunfeldt, Sven-Olov, Niklas Elert and Dan Johansson (2016), "Are High-Growth Firms Overrepresented in High-Tech Industries?". Industrial and Corporate Change 25(1), 1–21.

Davidson, Carl, Fredrik Heyman, Steven Matusz, Fredrik Sjöholm och Susan Chun Zhu (2016), "Global Engagement, Complex Tasks and the Distribution of Occupational Employment". Review of International Economics 24(4), 717–736.

Edmark, Karin, Che-Yuan Liang, Eva Mörk and Håkan Selin (2016), "The Swedish Earned Income Tax Credit: Did It Increase Employment?".FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis 72(4), 475–503.

Egebark, Johan och Mathias Ekström (2016), "Can Indifference Make the World Greener?". Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 76(March), 1–13.

Elert, Niklas and Magnus Henrekson (2016), "Evasive Entrepreneurship". Small Business Economics 47(1), 95–113.

Elert, Niklas, Magnus Henrekson and Joakim Wernberg (2016), "Two Sides to the Evasion: The Pirate Bay and the Interdependencies of Evasive Entrepreneurship". Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy 5(2), 176–200.

Erlingsson, Gissur Ó., Jonas Linde and Richard Öhrvall (2016), "Distrust in Utopia? Public Perceptions of Corruption and Political Support in Iceland before and after the Financial Crisis of 2008". Government and Opposition 51(4), 553–579.

Ferguson, Shon and M. Rose Olfert (2016), "Competitive Pressure and Technology Adoption: Evidence from a Policy Reform in Western Canada". American Journal of Agricultural Economics 98(2), 422–446.

Fiva, Jon H., and Olle Folke (2016), "Mechanical and Psychological Effects of Electoral Reform". British Journal of Political Science 46(2), 265–179.

Folke, Olle and Johanna Rickne (2016), "Electoral Competition and Gender Differences in Political Careers". Quarterly Journal of Political Science 11(1), 59–102.

Folke, Olle and Johanna Rickne (2016), "The Glass Ceiling in Politics: Formalization and Empirical Tests". Comparative Political Studies 49(5), 567–599.

Folke, Olle, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne (2016), "The Primary Effect: Preference Votes and Political Promotions". American Political Science Review 110(3), 559–578.

Grönqvist, Erik and Erik Lindqvist (2016), "The Making of a Manager: Evidence from Military Officer Training". Journal of Labor Economics 34(4), 869–898.

Grönqvist, Erik and Jonas Vlachos (2016), "One Size Fits All? The Effects of Teachers' Cognitive and Social Abilities on Student Achievement". Labour Economics 42(October), 138–150.

Henrekson, Magnus and Daniel Waldenström (2016), "Inheritance Taxation in Sweden, 1885–2004: The Role of Ideology, Family Firms and Tax Avoidance". Economic History Review 69(4), 1228–1254.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji (2016), "Owner-Level Taxes and Business Activity". Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship 12(1), 1–94.

Heyman, Fredrik (2016), "Job Polarization, Job Tasks and the Role of Firms". Economics Letters 145(August), 246–251.

Heyman, Fredrik and Per Skedinger (2016), "Employment Protection Reform, Enforcement in Collective Agreements and Worker Flows". Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 55(4), 662–704.

Hjertstrand, Per, James L. Swofford and Gerald A. Whitney (2016), "Mixed Integer Programming Revealed Preference Tests of Utility Maximization and Weak Separability of Consumption, Leisure and Money". Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 48(7), 1547–1561.

Häger Glenngård, Anna (2016), "Experiences of Introducing a Quasi-Market in Swedish Primary Care: Fulfilment of Overall Objectives and Assessment of Provider Activities". Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration 1(1), 71–86.

Jankensgård, Håkan, Alf Alviniussen and Lars Oxelheim (2016), "Why FX Risk Management Is Broken – And What Boards Need to Know to Fix It". Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 28(1), 46–61.

von Laer, Wolf and Adam G. Martin (2016), "Regime Uncertainty and the Great Recession: A Market-Process Approach". Independent Review 20(4), 547–568.

Lagerås, Andreas and David Seim (2016), "Strategic Complementarities, Network Games and Endogenous Network Formation". International Journal of Game Theory 45(3), 497–509.

Larch, Mario, Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Steffen Sirries and Dieter M. Urban (2016), "Heterogeneous Firms, Globalisation and the Distance Puzzle". World Economy 39(9), 1307–1338.

Lazarczyk, Ewa (2016), "Market-Specific News and Its Impact on Forward Premia on Electricity Markets". Energy Economics 54(February), 326–336.

Lindbeck, Assar, Mårten Palme and Mats Persson (2016), "Sickness Absence and Local Benefit Cultures". Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(1), 49–78.

Ljunge, Martin (2016), "Migrants, Health, and Happiness: Evidence that Health Assessments Travel with Migrants and Predict Well-Being". Economics & Human Biology 22(September), 35–46.

Lundborg, Per and Per Skedinger (2016), "Employer Attitudes Towards Refugee Immigrants: Findings from a Swedish Survey". International Labour Review 155(2), 315–337.

Mangin, Sephorah and Yves Zenou (2016), "Illegal Migration and Policy Enforcement". Economics Letters 148(November), 83–86.

Möllerström, Johanna (2016), "Ethnic Fractionalization and the Demand for Redistribution – Potential Implications for the Nordic Model". Nordic Economic Policy Review 2016(1), 219–243.

Naughton, Helen, Pehr‐Johan Norbäck och Ayça Tekin‐Koru (2016), "Aggregation Issues of Foreign Direct Investment Estimation in an Interdependent World". World Economy 39(12), 2046–2073.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Lars Persson and Roger Svensson (2016), "Creative Destruction and Productive Preemptive Acquisitions". Journal of Business Venturing 31(3), 326–343.

O'Brien, Diana Z. and Johanna Rickne (2016), "Gender Quotas and Women's Political Leadership". American Political Science Review 110(1), 112–126.

Patacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2016), "Racial Identity and Education in Social Networks". Social Networks 44(January), 85–94.

Patacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2016), "Social Networks and Parental Behavior in the Intergenerational Transmission of Religion". Quantitative Economics 7(3), 969–995.

Persson, Lovisa (2016), "Government Consumption Smoothing in a Balanced Budget Regime". International Tax and Public Finance 23(2), 289–315.

Persson, Maria and Fredrik Wilhelmsson (2016), "EU Trade Preferences and Export Diversification". World Economy 39(1), 16–53.

Persson, Petra and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya (2016), "The Limits of Career Concerns in Federalism: Evidence from China". Journal of the European Economic Association 14(2), 338–374.

Soroka, Stuart, Peter Loewen, Patrick Fournier and Daniel Rubenson (2016), "The Impact of News Photos on Support for Military Action". Political Communication 33(4), 563–582.

Svensson, Roger (2016), "Periodic Recoinage as a Monetary Tax: Conditions for the Rise and Fall of the Bracteate Economy". Economic History Review 69(4), 1108–1131.

Tangerås, Thomas and Joacim Tåg (2016), "International Network Competition under National Regulation". International Journal of Industrial Organization 47(July), 152–185.

Tåg, Joacim, Thomas Åstebro och Peter Thompson (2016), "Hierarchies and Entrepreneurship". European Economic Review 89(October), 129–147.

Waldenström, Daniel (2016), "The National Wealth of Sweden, 1810–2014".Scandinavian Economic History Review 64(1), 36–54.

Wennström, Johan (2016), "A Left/Right Convergence on the New Public Management? The Unintended Power of Diverse Ideas". Critical Review 28(3-4), 380–403.

Zenou, Yves (2016), "Key Players". Chapter 11, pp. 244–274 in Yann Bramoullé, Andrea Galeotti and Brian Rogers, eds., Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Zhou, Wen, Nikita Koptyug, Shutao Ye, Yifan Jia and Xiaolong Lu (2016), "An Extended N-Player Network Game and Simulation of Four Investment Strategies on a Complex Innovation Network". PLoS ONE 11(1), 1–18.

An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Omslag 2017 Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.jpg

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.


Seminars organized by IFN


To present ongoing research informal brown-bag seminars are held on Mondays at 11:30 am. This is an opportunity for IFN researchers to test ideas and results.

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.

Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Grevgatan 34 - 2 fl, Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46-(0)8-665 45 00 | info@ifn.se