I am a professor of Economics at SOFI, Stockholm University, and a research associate at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm. I am also a co-editor for the Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Working Papers
Long-run Effects of Lottery Wealth on Psychological Well-being,” (with David Cesarini, and Robert Östling), NBER Working Paper 24667. R&R at the Review of Economic Studies.

Windfall Gains and Stock Market Participation,” (with Joseph Briggs, David Cesarini, and Robert Östling), IFN Working Paper No. 1092 and NBER Working Paper 21673. R&R at the Journal of Financial Economics.

Firms and Skills: The Evolution of Worker Sorting,” (with Christina Håkanson and Jonas Vlachos), IFN Working Paper No. 1072. R&R at the Journal of Human Resources.

Generosity and Political Preferences,” (with Christopher T. Dawes, Magnus Johannesson, Peter Loewen, Robert Östling, Marianne Bonde och Frida Priks), IFN Working Paper No. 941. R&R at the Journal of Politics.

The Effect of Wealth on Individual and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Swedish Lotteries,” (with David Cesarini, Matthew Notowidigdo, and Robert Östling), American Economic Review107(12), 3917–3946, 2017.
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Wealth, Health, and Child Development: Evidence from Administrative Data on Swedish Lottery Players,” (with David Cesarini, Robert Östling and Björn Wallace), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(2), 687–738, 2016. Online Appendix


The Making of a Manager: Evidence from Military Officer Training,” (with Erik Grönqvist), Journal of Labor Economics, 34(4), 869–898, 2016.


Identity and Redistribution,” (with Robert Östling), Public Choice, 155(3–4), 468–491, 2013.


Height and Leadership,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(4), 1191–1196, 2012.


The Labor Market Returns to Cognitive and Noncognitive Ability: Evidence from the Swedish Enlistment,” (with Roine Vestman), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3(1): 101-128, 2011.


On the Sources of the Height-Intelligence Correlation: New Insights from a Bivariate ACE Model with Assortative Mating,” (with Jonathan Beauchamp, David Cesarini, Magnus Johannesson and Coren Apicella), Behavior Genetics41(2), 242-252, 2011.


Planned Treatment and Outcomes in Residential Youth Care: Evidence from Sweden,” Children and Youth Services Review, 33(1): 21-27, 2011.


Political Polarization and the Size of Government,” (with Robert Östling), American Political Science Review, 104(3): 543-565, 2010.


Is There an Adverse Effect of Sons on Maternal Longevity?,” (with David Cesarini and Björn Wallace), Proceedings of the Royal Society: Series B, 276(1664): 2081-2084, 2009.


Does Parental Age Difference Affect Offspring Count in Humans? Comment on Fieder and Huber,” (with David Cesarini and Björn Wallace), Biology Letters, February, 23; 4(1): 78-79, 2008.


Maternal Longevity and the Sex of Offspring in Pre-Industrial Sweden,” (with David Cesarini and Björn Wallace), Annals of Human Biology, September–October; 34(5): 535–546, 2007.