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Lovisa Persson


Lovisa Persson defended her thesis on the effects of politics and fiscal institutions on local public finances at Uppsala University in the autumn of 2015. At IFN she primarily works within the research program The Economics of the Service Sector, with special focus on public and private providers of publicly financed services.

Affiliated Researcher

Lovisa Persson

Kristianstad University
Research interests: Digitalization, Political economy, Privatization, Public economics, Publicly funded services

Some of the questions Lovisa Persson tries to answer in her research:

  • What are the effects of attending an independent upper secondary school compared with the municipal alternative?

  • What political and institutional factors explain local government economic and financial outcomes?

  • What are the conditions for (and effects of) implementing new welfare techonologies in Swedish eldery care?

Current writings

Published at IFN
Journal Articles
Working Papers
Articles in Swedish
Popular Science