59. Longitudinal Lessons from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

J. Duncan and James N. Morgan

58. Industrial Subsidies in Sweden: Macro-Economic Effects and an International Comparison

Bo Carlsson

Between 1970 and 1978, industrial subsidies in Sweden rose from 4.9 % to 16 % of value added in mining and manufacturing. Most of this increase was due to increased wage subsidies to specific firms facing acute difficulties. The Swedish industrial subsidy…

57. Sweden – Choosing the 80’s

Gunnar Eliasson

56. Central Control of the Local Government Sector in Sweden

Richard Murray

55. Arbetsmarknad och strukturomvandling i de nordiska länderna

Bertil Holmlund

54. Public Budgets in Sweden: A Brief Account of Budget Structure and Budgeting Procedure

Bengt-Christer Ysander

53. Overshooting and Asymmetries in the Transmission of Foreign Price Shocks to the Swedish Economy

Hans Genberg

51. On Price Elasticities in Foreign Trade

Eva Christina Horwitz

The origin of this paper was the need to provide import and export functions for the IUI-model of the Swedish economy used in the 1979 forecasting exercise, later on extended to support the analysis in the KRAN-project. This paper summarizes the results…

50. Flexibility in Budget Policy: The Changing Problems and Requirements of Public Budgeting

A. Robinson and Bengt-Christer Ysander

49. Kommunernas roll i den offentliga sektorn

Richard Murray

Working Paper No. 49 is published as "Kommunernas roll i den offentliga sektorn" in the Dissertation series (author: Richard Murray). Department of Economics, Stockholm University. Stockholm: IUI, 1981.  

48. An Examination of the Impact of Changes in the Prices of Fuels and Primary Metals on Nordic Countries Using a World Econometric Model

K.S. Sarma

47. Oil Prices and Economic Stability: The Macroeconomic Impact of Oil Price Shocks on the Swedish Economy

Bengt-Christer Ysander

In these simulation experiments for the Swedish economy, the impact of a future oil price shock was measured in terms of the stabilization policies required, and the possibility was evaluated of insuring against such price shocks by way of a gradually…

46. Effects of Changes in Payroll Taxes – Theory and U.S./Swedish Experiences

Bertil Holmlund

This paper includes theoretical and empirical analyses of some effects of changes in payroll taxes. First, the implication of the standard partial equilibrium analysis is explored in Section II. In particular, the relationship between statutory and…

45. Growth, Exit and Entry of Firms

Göran Eriksson

44. Local Authorities, Economic Stability and the Efficiency of Fiscal Policy

Tomas Nordström and Bengt-Christer Ysander

42. The Structure of the ISAC Model

Leif Jansson, Tomas Nordström and Bengt-Christer Ysander

41. The Vintage Model for the Swedish Iron and Steel Industry

Leif Jansson

40. Wage Earners Funds and Rational Expectations

Bo Axell

39. Industristödspolitiken och dess inverkan på samhällsekonomin

Bo Carlsson in collaboration with Fredrik Bergholm and Thomas Lindberg

Working Paper No. 39 is published as Industristödspolitiken och dess inverkan på samhällsekonomin (authors: Bo Carlsson, Fredrik Bergholm and Thomas Lindberg). Stockholm: Industriens Utredningsinstitut (Industrial Institute for…

37. Picking Winners or Bailing Out Losers? A Study of the Swedish State Holding Company and its Role in the New Swedish Industrial Policy

Gunnar Eliasson and Bengt-Christer Ysander

36. Energi, stabilitet och tillväxt i svensk ekonomi

Bengt-Christer Ysander

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