Research faculty

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren

Ph.D.

Among the questions that Gabriel Heller Sahlgren tries to answer with his research:

  • What is needed to make education markets work?
  • Differences between for-profit and non-profit schools.
  • The effects of retirement on health.
  • The effects of immigration on political outcomes.

New research

The Value Added of Internationella Engelska Skolan Gabriel Heller Sahlgren and Henrik Jordahl

Peer-reviewed articles

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2018. Smart but unhappy: Independent-school competition and the wellbeing-efficiency trade-off in education” Economics of Education Review, 62: 66–81

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2017. Retirement blues. Journal of Health Economics, 54: 66–78

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2014. Handing over the school keys: The impact of privatisation on education quality. Economic Affairs, 34(2): 196–210

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2011. Schooling for money: Swedish education reform and the role of the profit motive. Economic Affairs, 31(3): 28–35

 

Books/book chapters

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Sanandaji, Nima. 2019. Glädjeparadoxen – Historien om skolans uppgång, fall och möjliga upprättelse. Dialogos: Stockholm.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Jordahl, Henrik. 2016. Information – ett verktyg för bättre skolsystem. SNS Förlag: Stockholm.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2015. Real Finnish Lessons. CPS: London.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2015. Selection by Choice, in The Ins and Outs of Selective Secondary Schools. Civitas: London.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2013. Incentivising Excellence: School Choice and Education Quality. CMRE & IEA: London.                                                      

 

Working Papers och work in progress

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Olmo Silva. ‘No Excuse Free Schools in England: Causal Evidence from Admissions Lotteries’, Work in progress.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Johan Wennström. 2020. The Fatal Conceit: Swedish Education after Nazism. IFN Working Paper No. 1138.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2020. Lifelong Learning and Employment Outcomes: Evidence from Sweden’, Working paper.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2020. ‘Group Threat and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Refugee Placement Programme’, Working paper.

Burgess, Simon and Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren. 2018. Motivated to Succeed? Attitudes to Education among Native and Immigrant Pupils in England’, IZA Discussion Paper No. 11678.

 

Other publications (selection)

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Henrik Jordahl. 2020. The Value Added of Internationella Engelska Skolan. IFN Policy Paper No. 89.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2020. Skolvalet, kunskaperna och likvärdigheten. Timbro.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2019. "Education policy for health equality - Lessons for the Nordic region". Nordic Welfare Centre (Nordic Council of Ministers).

Keogh, Bruce Sir och Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren. 2019. Låt Ivo betygsätta vårdgivare och publicera läkares resultat. Dagens Nyheter.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2019. Teknik i skolan – vad kan vi lära av forskningen? Timbro.

Sanandaji, Nima och Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren. 2019. Ålderskris – Vad kan vi lära av sjukvården i Nederländerna. Timbro.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Nima Sanandaji. 2019. Gör skolan tråkigare och jobbigare för eleverna. Svenska Dagbladet.

Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren och Nima Sanandaji. 2018. Spelregler för långsiktigt hållbar välfärd. Timbro.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2017. Skolverket tolkar Pisa fel – Likvärdigheten inte försämrad. Dagens Nyheter.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2017. What the Conservative manifesto should pledge on education. The Telegraph.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2016. Regulation and funding of independent schools: Lessons from Sweden. Fraser Institute, Kanada.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2015. Invandringens effekter på skolresultat kräver krafttag. Dagens Nyheter.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2015. Why the golden boy of education has lost his lustre. The Times.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2015. Finland är inget föredöme – skolframgångarna feltolkas. Dagens Nyheter.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2015. Invandringen och Sveriges resultatfall i PISA. IFN Policy Paper 71.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Julian Le Grand. 2014. How to get school competition right. Standpoint.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel och Julian Le Grand. 2014. Let schools compete and students will be winners. Financial Times.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2014. Income from work – The fourth pillar of income provision in old age. IEA Discussion Paper No. 52.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2013. Dislocation: School choice, residential segregation, and education equality. Centre for Education Economics.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2013. Att skapa en skolmarknad. Timbro.

Heller-Sahlgren, Gabriel. 2013. Work longer, live healthier: The relationship between economic activity, health and government policy. IEA Discussion Paper No. 46.

 

 

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren

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Introduction

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren defended his PhD dissertation Causal Inference in Social Policy: Evidence from Education, Health, and Immigration at London School of Economics in September 2019. Gabriel also holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and a BA from University of Cambridge.

Leading Research Environment

IFN at the top

 

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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship

 

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The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Lars Backsell.

Professor Boyan Jovanovic, New York University, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2019. 

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