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Awarded for Best Paper 2013


Johanna Rickne, IFN, has been awarded the Intersentia FISS-prize for the best paper 2013 presented at the annual conference organized by the Foundation for International Studies on Social Security (FISS), this year in Sigtuna, Sweden. The title of the paper is "Firm Ownership and Social Insurance Inequality in Transitional China: Evidence from a Large Panel of Firm Data", which is co-authored with Qin Gao.

In 2011 FISS introduced this Best Paper Prize. The prize is awarded to the best previously unpublished paper presented at the conference. The winner receives 500 euros and the paper is published in The European Journal of Social Security. Selection and publication are subject to a refereeing process.

Johanna Rickne got her doctorate in economics at Uppsala University in 2011 and has since that time worked at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics. Her Ph.D. thesis focused among other things on inequalities in labor compensation in the Chinese industrial sector.

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