Research faculty

Martin Olsson

Ph.D.

Research interests: Applied microeconomics and labor economics.

Among the questions that Martin Olsson tries to answer with his research:

  • How important are economic incentives and gender identity for the division of family chores
  • What are the labor market effects from privatizations?
  • The importance of part time job for division of family chores?

New research

Direct and Cross Effects of Employment Protection: The Case of Parental Childcare Martin Olsson

Articles

Olsson, M. and Tåg, J. (2017) “Private Equity, Layoffs, and Job Polarization", Journal of Labor Economics, vol 33, 3, 697-754.

Olsson, M. (2017) "Direct and Cross Effects of Employment Protection - The Case of Parental Childcare", Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol 119, 4, 1105-1129.

Olsson, M., and Skogman Thoursie, P. (2015) "Sickness Insurance and Spousal Labour Supply", Labour Economics, 33, 41-54.

Olsson, M. (2009) “Employment Protection and Sickness Absence”, Labour Economics, 2, 208-214.

 

Other Publications

Olsson, M. och J. Tåg (2017) "Påverkar riskkapitalinvesteringar anställda och samhällsekonomin?", Ekonomisk Debatt, 8.

Olsson, M. och J. Tåg (2015) "Private Equity: Transformation or Tax Evasion", IFN Newsletter January

Olsson, M. (2007) ”Ökar anställningsskyddet sjukfrånvaron?”, Ekonomisk Debatt, 2, 31-41

 

Working Papers

Norbäck, P-J., M. Olsson och L. Persson (2016) "The Emergence of a Market for Football Stars: Talent Development and Competitive Balance in European Football", IFN Working Paper nr. 1126.¨

 

Work in Progress

Economic Incentives and Gender Identity (with Barbara Petrongolo, Andrea Ichino and Peter Skogman Thoursie)

Privatizations and Labor Market Effects (with Joacim Tåg)

Full Time Employment and Division of Family Chores (with Niklas Blomqvist and Peter Skogman Thoursie)

 

Martin Olsson

Contact

Ph: +46 8 665 4500
Mob: +46 70 445 1296
martin.olsson@ifn.se

Introduction

Martin Olsson received his Ph.D. from Stockholm University in 2012. The title of his thesis was ”Essays on Employment Protection, Private Equity and Spousal Behavior”. 

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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, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), in Lima, Peru, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2017. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 15, 2016, in Stockholm.

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