Publications

All the Single Ladies: Job Promotions and the Durability of Marriage with Johanna Rickne. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, accepted for publication

coverage: New York Times, DN, Fortune, Slate, Forskning och Framsteg, DN, TV 4, Nada Es Gratis, Zetland, SVD, Dagens Arena

Power of Parties, with Jon Fiva and Rune S. Sorensen. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2018

Who Becomes a Politician with Ernesto dal Bó, Frederico Finan, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2017

coverage: Expressen, Sveriges Radio, Forskning.se, GP, Vox EU

Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden, with Tim Besley, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne, American Economic Review, 2017

coverage: LSE Blogs, Microeconomic Insights, ABC (Australia), NZ Herald, Slate, Dagsavisen, SVT, Aftonbladet, DN, Feministiskt Perspektiv, The Independent, Eco Diario, Scottish Herald, The Weeds, El Diario, Veckans Affärer

Dynastic Political Rents with Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne. Economic Journal, 2017

The Primary Effect: Preference Votes and Political Promotions , with Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne, American Political Science Review, 2016

The Glass Ceiling in Politics: Formalization and Empirical Tests, with Johanna Rickne, Comparative Political Studies, 2016

Electoral competition and gender differences in political careers, with Johanna Rickne, Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2016

Mechanical and Psychological Effects of Electoral Reform, with Jon Fiva. British Journal of Political Science, 2016 Replication data

Gender Quotas and Ethnic Minority Representation: Swedish Evidence from a Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study with Lenita Freidenvall and Johanna Rickne Politics and Gender, 2015.

Partisan Imbalance in Regression Discontinuity Studies Based on Electoral Thresholds with Shigeo Hirano and James M. Snyder (Lead Author) , Political Science Research and Methods, 2015

A Gubernatorial Helping Hand? How Governors Affect Presidential Elections with Robert S. Erikson and James M. Snyder, Journal of Politics, 2015

Shades of Brown and Green: Party effects in Proportional Election Systems Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014

coverage: Vetenskapsradion, Sveriges Radio, Fria

Elections and reform: The adoption of civil service systems in the U.S. states with Shigeo Hirano, James M. Snyder and Michael Ting (Lead Author), Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2012.

Gubernatorial Midterm Slumps with James M. Snyder American Journal of Political Science, 2012

coverage: Washington Post

Patronage and Elections in U.S. States with Shigeo Hirano and James M. Snyder, American Political Science Review, 2011