Lisa Laun

I am a Ph.D. in Economics and a Researcher at the Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU). My research interests are Labor Economics, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics and Social Insurance.

Please find my CV here.

Lisa Laun, IFAU, Box 513, 751 20 Uppsala, Sweden

Tel. +46 18 471 6056

E-mail: lisa.laun [at] ifau.uu.se

Research

Articles in Refereed Journals

Laun, L. (2017), "The Effect of Age-Targeted Tax Credits on Labor Force Participation of Older Workers", Journal of Public Economics, vol. 152, pages 102-1.

Laun, L. and P. Skogman Thoursie (2014), "Does Privatisation of Vocational Rehabilitation Improve Labour Market Opportunities? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Sweden", Journal of Health Economics, vol. 34, pages 59-72.

Johansson, P., L. Laun and T. Laun (2014), "Screening Stringency in the Disability Insurance Program", The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions), vol. 14(3), pages 873--891.


Books and Book Chapters

Laun, L. and M. Palme (2018), "Social Security Reforms and the Changing Retirement Behavior in Sweden", in Axel Börsch-Supan and Courtney Coile (eds.), Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Reforms and Retirement Incentives, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, forthcoming and NBER Working Paper No. 25394.

Johansson, P., L. Laun, M. Palme and H. Olofsdotter Stensöta (2018), Drivkrafter och möjligheter till ett förlängt arbetsliv, Stockholm: SNS Förlag.

Laun, L. and M. Palme (2018), "The Recent Rise of Labor Force Participation of Older Workers in Sweden", in Courtney Coile, Kevin Milligan and David A. Wise (eds.), Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: Working Longer, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, forthcoming and NBER Working Paper No. 24593.

Johansson, P., L. Laun and M. Palme (2017), "Health, Work Capacity and Retirement in Sweden", in David A. Wise (ed.), Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: The Capacity to Work at Older Ages, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Johansson, P., L. Laun and M. Palme (2016), "Pathways to Retirement and the Role of Financial Incentives in Sweden", in David A. Wise (ed.), Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Disability Insurance Programs and Retirement, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Laun, L. (2012), Studies on Social Insurance, Income Taxation and Labor Supply, Dissertations in Economics 2012:5, Ph.D. thesis, Department of Economics, Stockholm University.

Jönsson, L., M. Palme and I. Svensson (2012), "Disability Insurance, Population Health, and Employment in Sweden", in David A. Wise (ed.), Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Hartman, L. and L. Jönsson (2008), "Deltidsarbete och deltidsförmåner i Sverige'', in Laura Hartman (ed.), Välfärd på deltid (Welfare on Part-Time), Stockholm: SNS Förlag.


Working Papers

Cheung, M., J. Egebark, A. Forslund, L. Laun, M. Rödin and J. Vikström (2019), "Does Job Search Assistance Reduce Unemployment? Experimental Evidence on Displacement Effects and Mechanisms", IFAU Working Paper 2019:25.

Friedrich, B., L. Laun, C. Meghir and L. Pistaferri (2019), "Earnings Dynamics and Firm Level Shocks", NBER Working Paper No. 25786, Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2175 and IFAU Working Paper 2019:9.

Laun, L. (2019), "In-Work Benefits across Europe", Digital appendix to Arbeid och inntektssikring - Tiltak for okt sysselsetting, NOU 2019:7, Norges offentlige utredninger and IFAU Working Paper 2019:16.

Hägglund, P., P. Johansson and L. Laun (2015), "Rehabilitation of mental illness and chronic pain - the impact on sick leave and Health", IFAU Working Paper 2015:22.


Popular Writing and Other Publications

Adermon, A. and L. Laun (2018), "Bristyrken i offentlig verksamhet - var arbetar de utbildade?", Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 47(7), pp. 17-28 and IFAU Rapport 2018:19.

Cheung, M., J. Egebark, A. Forslund, L. Laun, M. Rödin and J. Vikström (2019), "Effekter av förstärkta förmedlingsinsatser: Lärdomar från en försöksverksamhet", IFAU Rapport 2019:27.

Laun, L. and M. Palme (2019), "Kan seniorer arbeta längre?", Rapport 1, Delegationen för senior arbetskraft, S2018:10.

Laun, L. (2017), "Effekten av riktade skattelättnader på äldres arbetskraftsdeltagande'', Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 45(8), pp. 17-25 and IFAU Rapport 2012:16.

Laun, L. and M. Palme (2017), "Vad förklarar de senaste 20 årens ökade arbetskraftsdeltagande bland äldre i Sverige?'', IFAU Rapport 2017:18.

Johansson, P., L. Laun and M. Palme (2016), "Kan vi jobba tills vi blir 75?", Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 44(1), pp. 21-32 and IFAU Rapport 2015:24.

Johansson, P., L. Laun and T. Laun (2014), "Hur har portvaktsfunktionen i förtidspensionssystemet förändrats över tid?", Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 42(6), pp. 1-11 and IFAU Rapport 2013:8.

Hägglund, P., P. Johansson and L. Laun (2014), "Insatserna inom rehabiliteringsgarantin och deras effekter på hälsa och sjukfrånvaro", IFAU Rapport 2014:12.

Laun, L. and P. Skogman Thoursie (2013), "Kan privatisering av arbetslivsinriktad rehabilitering öka återgång i arbete?'', Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 41(3), pp. 48-54 and IFAU Rapport 2012:3.

Hägglund, P., P. Johansson and L. Laun (2013), "Rehabiliteringsgarantins effekter på hälsa och sjukfrånvaro", Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 41(5), pp. 62-70 and IFAU Rapport 2012:26.

Jönsson, L., M. Palme and I. Svensson (2011) "Påverkar folkhälsan utnyttjandet av sjukersättningen?", Ekonomisk Debatt, vol. 39(4), pp. 56-68.