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Per Pettersson-Lidbom


Per Pettersson-Lidbom is a Professor in Economics at Stockholm University. He completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University, in 2000 and he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University, the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), during 2001–2002. His research is focused on political economics, public finance, and labor economics and it is empirically oriented. 

Affiliated Researcher

Per Pettersson-Lidbom

Department of Economics, Stockholm University
Research interests: Development economics, Economic growth, Economic history, Political economy

Some questions Per Pettersson-Lidbom tries to answer in his research:

  • What is the role of political institutions in economic development?
  • What is the role of different types of land property rights systems in economic development?
  • What factors explain Sweden’s economic development?
Current writings

Published at IFN
Working Papers