Published articles in English 2020 (alphabetical list in reference format)

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Abreu, Maria and Özge Öner (2020), "Disentangling the Brexit Vote: The Role of Economic, Social and Cultural Contexts in Explaining the UK's EU Referendum Vote". Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 52(7), 1434–1456.

Ahmed, Ali and Mats Hammarstedt (2020), "Customer Discrimination in the Fast Food Market: A Web-Based Experiment on a Swedish University Campus". Migration Letters 17(6), 813–824.

Ahmed, Ali and Mats Hammarstedt (2020), "Ethnic Discrimination in Contacts with Public Authorities: A Correspondence Test Among Swedish Municipalities". Applied Economics Letters 27(17), 1391–1394.

Aldén, Lina, Mats Hammarstedt and Hanna Swahnberg (2020), "Sexual Orientation and Job Satisfaction: Survey–Based Evidence from Sweden". Journal of Labor Research 41(1-2), 69–101.

Andersson, Ola, Håkan J. Holm and Erik Wengström (2020), "Grind or Gamble? An Experiment on Effort and Spread Seeking in Contests". Economic Inquiry 58(1), 169–183.

Andersson, Ola, Håkan J. Holm, Jean-Robert Tyran and Erik Wengström (2020), "Risking Other People’s Money: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Incentives and Personality Traits". Scandinavian Journal of Economics 122(2), 648–674.

Apicella, Coren, Elif Demiral and Johanna Möllerström (2020), "Compete with Others? No, Thanks. With Myself? Yes, Please!". Economics Letters 187(February), 108878.

Autor, David, David Dorn, Gordon Hanson and Kaveh Majlesi (2020), "Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure". American Economic Review 110(10), 3139–3183.

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Antonina, Karin Leijon, Anna Michalski and Lars Oxelheim (2020), "The EU, the Nation State, and the Perennial Challenge to European Integration". Chapter 1, pp. 1–26 in Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Karin Leijon, Anna Michalski and Lars Oxelheim, eds., The European Union and the Return of the Nation State. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bastani, Spencer and Daniel Waldenström (2020), "How Should Capital be Taxed?". Journal of Economic Surveys 34(4), 812–846.

Berg, Petter, Ola Palmgren and Björn Tyrefors (2020), "Gender Grading Bias in Junior High School Mathematics". Applied Economics Letters 27(11), 915–919.

Berggren, Niclas and Christian Bjørnskov (2020), "Corruption, Judicial Accountability and Inequality: Unfair Procedures May Benefit the Worst-Off". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 170(February), 341–354.

Berggren, Niclas and Christian Bjørnskov (2020), "Institutions and Life Satisfaction". Pp. 1–48 in Klaus F. Zimmermann, ed., Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics. Cham: Springer.

Berggren, Niclas and Jerg Gutmann (2020), "Securing Personal Freedom through Institutions: The Role of Electoral Democracy and Judicial Independence". European Journal of Law and Economics 49(2), 165–186.

Berggren, Niclas and Therese Nilsson (2020), "Economic Freedom as a Driver of Trust and Tolerance". Chapter 3, pp. 187–211 in James Gwartney, Robert Lawson, Joshua Hall and Ryan Murphy, eds., Economic Freedom of the World: 2020 Annual Report. Vancouver: Fraser Institute.

Berggren, Niclas, Andreas Bergh, Christian Bjørnskov and Shiori Tanaka (2020), "Migrants and Life Satisfaction: The Role of the Country of Origin and the Country of Residence". Kyklos 73(3), 436–463.

Bergh, Andreas (2020), "Hayekian Welfare States: Explaining the Coexistence of Economic Freedom and Big Government". Journal of Institutional Economics 16(1), 1–12.

Bergh, Andreas and Alexander Funcke (2020), "Social Trust and Sharing Economy Size: Country Level Evidence from Home Sharing Services". Applied Economics Letters 27(19), 1592–1595.

Bergh, Andreas and Christian Bjørnskov (2020), "Does Big Government Hurt Growth Less in High-Trust Countries?". Contemporary Economic Policy 38(4), 643–658.

Bergh, Andreas, Irina Mirkina and Therese Nilsson (2020), "Can Social Spending Cushion the Inequality Effect of Globalization?". Economics & Politics 32(1), 104–142.

Bjørnskov, Christian (2020), "Why Do Military Dictatorships Become Presidential Democracies? Mapping the Democratic Interests of Autocratic Regimes". Public Choice 185(1-2), 21–43.

Bjørnskov, Christian and Martin Rode (2020), "Regime Types and Regime Change: A New Dataset on Democracy, Coups, and Political Institutions". Review of International Organizations 15(2), 531–551.

Bjørnskov, Christian and Nicolai Foss (2020), "Wellbeing and Entrepreneurship: Using Establishment Size to Identify Treatment Effects and Transmission Mechanisms". PLOS One 15(1), 1–22.

Bjørnskov, Christian and Stefan Voigt (2020), "When Does Terror Induce a State of Emergency? And What Are the Effects?". Journal of Conflict Resolution 64(4), 579–613.

Black, Sandra E., Paul J. Devereux, Petter Lundborg and Kaveh Majlesi (2020), "Poor Little Rich Kids? The Role of Nature versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors". Review of Economic Studies 87(4), 1683–1725.

Brown, W. Mark, Shon Ferguson and Crina Viju (2020), "Farm Size, Technology Adoption and Agricultural Trade Reform: Evidence from Canada". Journal of Agricultural Economics 71(3), 676–697.

Campbell, Arthur, C. Matthew Leister and Yves Zenou (2020), "Word-of-Mouth Communication and Search". RAND Journal of Economics 51(3), 676–712.

Carter, Colin A. and Shon Ferguson (2020), "State Trading Deregulation and Prairie Durum Wheat Production". Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 68(1), 107–116.

Dackehag, Margareta, Lina Maria Ellegård, Ulf Gerdtham and Therese Nilsson (2020), "Social Assistance and Mental Health: Evidence from Longitudinal Administrative Data on Pharmaceutical Consumption". Applied Economics 52(20), 2165–2177.

Davidson, Carl, Fredrik Heyman, Steven Matusz, Fredrik Sjöholm and Susan Chun Zhu (2020), "Globalization, the Jobs Ladder and Economic Mobility". European Economic Review 127(August), 103444.

Demiral, Elif E. and Johanna Möllerström (2020), "The Entitlement Effect in the Ultimatum Game - Does it Even Exist?". Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 175(July), 341–352.

Demuynck, Thomas and Per Hjertstrand (2020), "Samuelson's Approach to Revealed Preference Theory: Some Recent Advances". Chapter 9, pp. 193–227 in R.G. Anderson, W.A. Barnett och R.A. Cord, eds., Paul Samuelson: Master of Modern Economics. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Di Maggio, Marco, Amir Kermani and Kaveh Majlesi (2020), "Stock Market Returns and Consumption". Journal of Finance 75(6), 3175–3219.

Elert, Niklas and Magnus Henrekson (2020), "Collaborative Innovation Blocs and Antifragility". Journal of Institutional Economics 16(4), 537–552.

Elert, Niklas, Karolin Sjöö and Karl Wennberg (2020), "When Less Is More: Why Limited Entrepreneurship Education May Result in Better Entrepreneurial Outcomes". International Review of Entrepreneurship 18(1), 1–32.

Ellul, Andrew, Marco Pagano and Annalisa Scognamiglio (2020), "Career Risk and Market Discipline in Asset Management". Review of Financial Studies 33(2), 783–828.

Erixson, Oscar and Sebastian Escobar (2020), "Deathbed Tax Planning". Journal of Public Economics 185(May), 104170.

Falk, Martin and Roger Svensson (2020), "Evaluation Criteria Versus Firm Characteristics as Determinants of Public R&D Funding". Science and Public Policy 47(4), 525–535.

Farre-Mensa, Joan, Deepak Hede and Alexander Ljungqvist (2020), "What Is a Patent Worth? Evidence from the U.S. Patent 'Lottery'". Journal of Finance 75(2), 639–682.

Ferguson, Johan and Johan Gars (2020), "Measuring the Impact of Agricultural Production Shocks on International Trade Flows". European Review of Agricultural Economics 47(3), 1094–1132.

Fischer, Martin, Martin Karlsson, Therese Nilsson and Nina Schwarz (2020), "The Long-Term Effects of Long Terms – Compulsory Schooling Reforms in Sweden". Journal of the European Economic Association 18(6), 2776–2823.

Gardberg, Malin, Fredrik Heyman, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson (2020), "Digitization-Based Automation and Occupational Dynamics". Economics Letters 189(April), 109032.

Gouveia, Filipe, Therese Nilsson and Niclas Berggren (2020), "Religiosity and Discrimination against Same-Sex Couples: The Case of Portugal’s Rental Market". Journal of Housing Economics 50(December), 101729.

Gutierrez, Cédric, Thomas Åstebro and Tomasz Obloj (2020), "The Impact of Overconfidence and Ambiguity Attitude on Market Entry". Organization Science 31(2), 308–329.

Hahn, Youjin, Asadul Islam, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou (2020), "Friendship and Female Education: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladeshi Primary Schools". Economic Journal 130(627), 740–764.

Hammar, Olle and Daniel Waldenström (2020), "Global Earnings Inequality, 1970–2018". Economic Journal 130(632), 2526–2545.

Hammarstedt, Mats and Chizheng Miao (2020), "Self-Employed Immigrants and their Employees: Evidence from Swedish Employer-Employee Data". Review of Economics of the Household 18(1), 35–68.

Henrekson, Magnus (2020), "How Labor Market Institutions Affect Job Creation and Productivity Growth – An Update". IZA World of Labor 1(January), 1–10.

Henrekson, Magnus and Tino Sanandaji (2020), "Measuring Entrepreneurship: Do Established Metrics Capture Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship?". Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 44(4), 733–760.

Henrekson, Magnus, Dan Johansson and Mikael Stenkula (2020), "The Rise and Decline of Industrial Foundations as Controlling Owners of Swedish Listed Firms: The Role of Tax Incentives". Scandinavian Economic History Review 68(2), 170–191.

Henrekson, Magnus, Özge Öner and Tino Sanandaji (2020), "The Refugee Crisis and the Reinvigoration of the Nation-State: Does the European Union Have a Common Asylum Policy?". Chapter 4, pp. 83–110 in Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Anna Michalski, Karin Leijon and Lars Oxelheim, eds., The European Union and the Return of the Nation State. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Holmberg, Pär and Robert A. Ritz (2020), "Optimal Capacity Mechanisms for Competitive Electricity Markets". Energy Journal 41(SI1), 33–66.

Huang, Yi, Marco Pagano and Ugo Panizza (2020), "Local Crowding‐Out in China". Journal of Finance 75(6), 2855–2898.

Isaksson, Ann-Sofie (2020), "Chinese Aid and Local Ethnic Identification". International Organization 74(4), 833–852.

Isaksson, Ann-Sofie and Andreas Kotsadam (2020), "Chinese Aid to Africa: Distinguishing Features and Local Effects". CESifo Forum 21(2), 27–31.

Josephson, Jens and Joel Shapiro (2020), "Credit Ratings and Structured Finance". Journal of Financial Intermediation 41(January), 100816.

Kekezi, Orsa and Johan Klaesson (2020), "Agglomeration and Innovation of Knowledge Intensive Business Services". Industry and Innovation 27(5), 538–561.

Kessel, Dany, Hulda Lif Hardardottir and Björn Tyrefors (2020), "The Impact of Banning Mobile Phones in Swedish Secondary Schools". Economics of Education Review 77(August), 102009.

Koptyug, Nikita, Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg (2020), "Should We Worry about the Decline of the Public Corporation? A Brief Survey of the Economics and External Effects of the Stock Market". North American Journal of Economics and Finance 51(January), 101061.

Kärnä, Anders, Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall and Daniel Halvarsson (2020), "Subsidy Entrepreneurs: An Inquiry into Firms Seeking Public Grants". Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 20(3), 439–478.

Lindbeck, Assar and Jörgen Weibull (2020), "Delegation of Investment Decisions, and Optimal Remuneration of Agents". European Economic Review 129(October), 103559.

Lindqvist, Erik, Robert Östling and David Cesarini (2020), "Long-Run Effects of Lottery Wealth on Psychological Well-Being". Review of Economic Studies 87(6), 2703–2726.

Ljungqvist, Alexander, Matthew Richardson and Daniel Wolfenzon (2020), "The Investment Behavior of Buyout Funds: Theory and Evidence". Financial Management 49(1), 3–32.

Lundin, Erik (2020), "Effects of Privatization on Price and Labor Efficiency: The Swedish Electricity Distribution Sector". Energy Journal 41(2), 247–273.

Lundin, Erik and Thomas Tangerås (2020), "Cournot Competition in Wholesale Electricity Markets: The Nordic Power Exchange, Nord Pool". International Journal of Industrial Organization 68(January), 102536.

Maurseth, Per Botolf and Roger Svensson (2020), "The Importance of Tacit Knowledge: Dynamic Inventor Activity in the Commercialization Phase". Research Policy 49(7), 104012.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Charlotta Olofsson and Lars Persson (2020), "Acquisition for Sleep". B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy 20(2), 20190021.

Ohlsson, Henry, Jesper Roine and Daniel Waldenström (2020), "Inherited Wealth over the Path of Development: Sweden, 1810–2016". Journal of the European Economic Association 18(3), 1123–1157.

Olivetti, Claudia, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou (2020), "Mothers, Peers, and Gender-Role Identity". Journal of the European Economic Association 18(1), 266–301.

Persson, Lars and Thomas Tangerås (2020), "Transmission Network Investment Across National Borders: The Liberalized Nordic Electricity Market". Pp. 557–594 in Mohammad Reza Hesamzadeh, Juan Rosellón and Ingo Vogelsang, eds., Transmission Network Investment in Liberalized Power Markets. Cham: Springer.

Persson, Petra (2020), "Social Insurance and the Marriage Market". Journal of Political Economy 128(1), 252–300.

Polyakova, Maria, Petra Persson, Katja Hofmann and Anupam B. Jena (2020), "Does Medicine Run in the Family—Evidence from Three Generations of Physicians in Sweden: Retrospective Observational Study". British Medical Journal 371(8273), 1–5.

Rubolino, Enrico and Daniel Waldenström (2020), "Tax Progressivity and Top Incomes Evidence from Tax Reforms". Journal of Economic Inequality 18(3), 261–289.

Sáenz de Viteri Vázquez, Andrea and Christian Bjørnskov (2020), "Constitutional Power Concentration and Corruption: Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean". Constitutional Political Economy 31(4), 509–536.

Sanders, Mark, Axel Marx and Mikael Stenkula (2020), "Seven Steps Toward Inclusive, Innovative, and Sustainable Growth". Chapter 1, pp. 1–6 in Mark Sanders, Axel Marx and Mikael Stenkula, eds., The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for Italy, Germany and the UK. Berlin: Springer.

Sanders, Mark, Axel Marx and Mikael Stenkula (2020), "What We Have Learned and How We May Proceed". Chapter 9, pp. 247–252 in Mark Sanders, Axel Marx and Mikael Stenkula, eds., The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for Italy, Germany and the UK. Berlin: Springer.

Sanders, Mark, Mikael Stenkula, James Dunstan, Saul Estrin, Andrea M. Herrmann, Balázs Páger, László Szerb and Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini (2020), "A Reform Strategy for the UK". Chapter 8, pp. 203–246 in Mark Sanders, Axel Marx and Mikael Stenkula, eds., The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for Italy, Germany and the UK. Berlin: Springer.

Sanders, Mark, Mikael Stenkula, Luca Grilli, Andrea M. Herrmann, Gresa Latifi, Balázs Páger, László Szerb and Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini (2020), "A Reform Strategy for Italy". Chapter 6, pp. 127–162 in Mark Sanders, Axel Marx och Mikael Stenkula, eds., The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for Italy, Germany and the UK. Berlin: Springer.

Sanders, Mark, Mikael Stenkula, Michael Fritsch, Andrea M. Herrmann, Gresa Latifi, Balázs Páger, László Szerb, Elisa Terragno Bogliaccini and Michael Wyrwich (2020), "A Reform Strategy for Germany". Chapter 7, pp. 163–202 in Mark Sanders, Axel Marx and Mikael Stenkula, eds., The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for Italy, Germany and the UK. Berlin: Springer.

Sarfati, Mahir and Pär Holmberg (2020), "Simulation and Evaluation of Zonal Electricity Market Designs". Electric Power Systems Research 185(August), 106372.

Svensson, Roger and Andreas Westermark (2020), "Renovatio Monetae: When Gesell Taxes Worked". International Economic Review 61(2), 821–846.

Ushchev, Philip and Yves Zenou (2020), "Social Norms in Networks". Journal of Economic Theory 185(January), 104969.

Wennström, Johan (2020), "Marketized Education: How Regulatory Failure Undermined the Swedish School System". Journal of Education Policy 35(5), 665–691.

Wennström, Johan and Özge Öner (2020), "Political Hedgehogs: The Geographical Sorting of Refugees in Sweden". Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift 122(4), 671–685.

Wong, Cara, Jake Bowers, Daniel Rubenson, Mark Fredrickson and Ashlea Rundlett (2020), "Maps in People’s Heads: Assessing a New Measure of Context". Political Science Research and Methods 8(1), 160–168.

Öhrvall, Richard and Sven Oskarsson (2020), "Practice Makes Voters? Effects of Student Mock Elections on Turnout". Politics 40(3), 377–393.

Östling, Robert, David Cesarini and Erik Lindqvist (2020), "Association Between Lottery Prize Size and Self-reported Health Habits in Swedish Lottery Players". JAMA Network Open 3(3), 1–12.


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