Rikard Forslid, Professor

Stockholm University

Department of Economics


+46-8-16 30 96




Research interests

  • International Trade

  • Environmental economics

  • Economic Geography and Regional Economics

  • Economic Growth

Recent Working Papers

Recent Publications

  • Assessing the consequences of quarantines during a pandemic, (with Mathias Herzing), The European Journal of Health Economics, 2021: 1-14.

  • Agglomeration of low-productive entrepreneurs to large regions: a simple model, (with Toshihiro Okubo), Spatial Economic Analysis, 2021.

  • Border Carbon Adjustments and Climate Clubs - In the Eu context, ELF, December, 2020.

  • “Quarantine: When and How Long?” (with Mathias Herzing), CEPR Covid Economics Review, Issue 15, 7 May 2020.

  • Trade Transportation and the Environment, Vox CEPR, 3 April, 2020.

  • Brexit - balancing trade and mobility? (with Sten Nyberg), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

  • Why are firms that export cleaner? International trade, abatement and environmental emissions (with Toshihiro Okubo, and Karen Helene Ullveit-Moe), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 91, 2018, pp. 166- 183.

  • Sizing Up the Impact of Embassies on Exports (with S.Ferguson), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol 121:1 , 2019, pp. 278-297.

  • Trade Liberalization, Transboundary Pollution, and Market Size (with Toshihiro Okubo and Mark Sanctuary), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 4, 2017, pp. 927-57.


Om Brexit, Di TV ,8 jan 2019


  • Member of the board of the Swedish National Debt Office, 2016-

  • Member of the scientific council of The Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis, 2019-

  • Expert in The Swedish Patent and Market Courts