448. Reorganization of Firms and Labor Market Inequality

Assar Lindbeck and Dennis J. Snower

In what follows, we examine the consequences of the development for the reorganization of work, the breack-down of occupational barriers, the transformation of job opportunities, and the implications for inequality in the labor market.

447. Why Issue Equity Abroad? The Experience of Small Country Companies

Karl-Markus Modén and Lars Oxelheim

446. Capital Gains Taxation and Residential Mobility in Sweden

Per Lundborg and Per Skedinger

Theoretical studies have shown that capital gains taxes in the housing market may create lock-in effects but so far no empirical evidence has been presented regarding the size of these effects. For a panel of Swedish house owners in 1984-1990, we show…

445. Taxes and Job Mobility in Sweden

Per Lundborg

444. Mixed Risk Aversion

Jordi Caballé and Alexey Pomansky

443. Explaining Parallel Mobile Telephone Networks: A Theoretical Model

Björn Segendorff

442. The Telecommunication Market: A Survey of Theory and Empirics

Björn Segendorff

441. Welfare State Disincentives with Endogenous Habits and Norms

Assar Lindbeck

440. Revealed Factor Abundance and the Factor Content of Trade in Headquarter Services

Karolina Ekholm

439. Growth Effects of European Integration

Magnus Henrekson, Johan Torstensson and Rasha Torstensson

438. The Social Cost of Regulation and Lack of Competition in Sweden

Stefan Fölster and Sam Peltzman

437. A Heckscher-Ohlin View of Sweden Competing in the Global Marketplace

Edward E. Leamer and Per Lundborg

436. Industrial Policy, Employer Size and Economic Performance in Sweden

Steven J. Davis and Magnus Henrekson

435. Local Payoff Security and the Existence of Nash Equilibrium in Discontinuous Games

Philip J. Reny

434. International Migration and Economic Growth: A Theoretical Analysis

Per Lundborg

433. Evolutionary Selection against Dominated Strategies

Josef Hofbauer and Jörgen W. Weibull

432. Employment Policies and Displacement in the Youth Labor Market

Per Skedinger

431. Taxation in a Search Model of the Housing Market

Per Lundborg and Per Skedinger

430. Globalization and the Inequality of Nations

Paul Krugman and Anthony J. Venables

429. Does Active Labor Market Policy Increase Employment? Theoretical Considerations and Some Empirical Evidence from Sweden

Lars Calmfors and Per Skedinger

428. Hazardous Welfare-State Dynamics

Assar Lindbeck

Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union and the Return of the Nation State


This book explores the complex and ever-changing relationship between the European Union and its member states. The recent surge in tension in this relationship has been prompted by the actions of some member state governments as they question fundamental EU values and principles and refuse to implement common decisions seemingly on the basis of narrowly defined national interests.

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