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Johan Wennström


Johan Wennström received his Ph.D. in Political Science in February 2019 from Linköping University. The title of his dissertation is Interpreting Policy Convergence Between the Left and the Right: Essays on Education and Immigration. His research focus is on the moral foundations of policymaking. He is particularly interested in education and migration policy. He has previously worked as a political adviser for the Swedish government and as an editorial writer for Svenska Dagbladet, where he has regularly contributed to the culture pages. While at IFN, Johan, and Magnus Henrekson, wrote the book Dumbing Down – The Crisis of Quality and Equity in a Once-Great School System—and How to Reverse the Trend. Johan was employed at IFN from February 2019 until August 2023.  


Johan Wennström

Published at IFN
Journal Articles
Book Chapters
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Articles in Swedish
Popular Science
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