Research projects

Taxation Research Project

Project manager: Daniel Waldenström

Magnus Henrekson, Mikael Stenkula, Felicia Doll and Spencer Bastani

The IFN taxation research project aims to increase our knowledge about the role of taxes in the Swedish economy. Taxes are used to finance public investments in infrastructure and welfare services as well as redistribute across households. Taxes also influences people and firms in their economic decision-making, which means that taxes have an effect on the long-term performance of the economy as a whole. All of this points to the need to study taxes in Sweden.

Specifically, the project will address a number of important questions. For example, the structure and impact of capital taxes, taxation of foundations, historical trends in taxation and their effect on entrepreneurship.


International cooperation

Visiting researchers

Collaborating with others is essential for IFN as a research institute. Our researchers co-author articles with colleagues from other institutes, and many also teach at various universities and colleges.

As part of our extensive program of guest researchers, leading international researchers visit the institute. The visitors present and pursue their research as well as interact and cooperate with researchers at IFN.

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