This Website uses cookies. By using this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies and to the terms and conditions listed in our data protection policy. Read more

Completed Projects

Child Care and Long Run Labor Supply
The purpose of the project was to study the effects of subsidized childcare on long run labor supply and access to human capital. Child care costs and accessibility can impact long run labor supply b…
Anna Sjögren
Taxation
The purpose of this project was to examine the effects of payroll taxes on employment in the service sector. According to economic theory, the effects on employment are ambiguous. On the one hand, pay…
Hospitality Sector Clusters in Sweden
This study concerned the location of the hospitality sector in Sweden. The project mapped the hospitality industry and several attributes of it, to illustrate the locations of the industry across Swe…
The Evolution of the High-Ability Firm
The central role of human capital for productivity is widely acknowledged in the economic sciences. This project studied the distribution of human capital across firms over time. The last decades have…
Jonas Vlachos
Effects of School Choice
In this project, we test how the option to choose between different schools has affected students’ results. Do school choice and competition between schools lead to better results for all through bett…
Public Services in the Future
In recent years, public services have grown in importance on the political agenda. The proposal to introduce a general cap on profits in the tax-financed service sector has been particularly controver…
Globalization and Localization of Service Production
In November 2006, IFN hosted a conference on the globalization of service production and its impact on small open economies such as Sweden. Participants included Sten Tolgfors, Minister for Trade, and…
Mattias Ganslandt
Producer Services
This project studied the importance of producer services for the manufacturing and the service sector, as well as for the entire Swedish economy. The focus was mainly on the outsourcing of producer se…
Innovations in the Hospitality Sector
This study focused on the types, implementation and location of innovation in the hospitality sector. In this project, we first worked on the identification of innovation in hospitality sector, compa…
Shopping for Change
The project aimed at investigating the importance of the retail sector for urban and economic development in Sweden. Using extensive geo-coded microdata over time the researchers applied spatial ana…