Research projects

The Distribution of Income and Wealth in Sweden

Project manager: Daniel Waldenström

Paula Roth

The overall goal of the project is to create homogeneous series for the development of the income and wealth distribution in Sweden from the time that Sweden was industrialized in the 19th century until today. The project mainly consists of creating new data series covering income and wealth distribution based on tax statistics, the national accounts and population statistics, but shall also be compared to individual databases for overlapping years. The aim is to be able to better explain the emergence of the Swedish income and wealth distribution, both in a historical and international perspective. 

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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