Academic research

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Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Where Would Ukrainian Refugees Go if They Could Go Anywhere?, International Migration Review, 2022, (with Oscar Erixson and Olle Hammar) Link.

  2. Who Lacks Pension Knowledge, Why and Does it Matter? Evidence From Swedish Retirement Savers, Public Finance Review 50, 379435, 2022 (with Johannes Hagen, Mattias Nordin and Jenny Säve-Söderbergh) Link.

  3. The last will: Estate divisions as a testament of to whom altruism is directed, PLoS ONE 16(7) e0254492 2021 (with Per Engström and Oscar Erixson) Link.

  4. Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers, Journal of Public Economics 165, 17–30, 2018 (with Oscar Erixson and Daniel Waldenström) Link.

  5. House price responses to a national property tax reform, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 144, 18–39, 2017 (with Lovisa Persson) Link.

  6. Consequences of a price incentive on free riding and electric energy consumption, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114(12), 3091–3096, 2017 (with Sebastian Escobar and Ingel Petré) Link.

  7. Promises, policies and pocketbook voting, European Economic Review 75, 177–194, 2015 (with Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara) Link.

  8. Political preferences and public sector outsourcing, European Journal of Political Economy 30, 43–57, 2013 (with Henrik Jordahl) Link.

  9. The impact of inheritances on heirs’ labor and capital income, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy – Contributions 12(1): Article 61, 2012 (with Oscar Erixson and Henry Ohlsson) Link.

  10. Tolerance and growth: modeling the empirical relationship, Public Choice 153(3–4), 495–502, 2012 (with Niclas Berggren) Link.

  11. Gender, social norms, and survival in maritime disasters, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109(33), 13220– 13224, 2012 (with Oscar Erixson) Link.

  12. Correcting mistakes: Cognitive dissonance and political attitudes in Sweden and the United States, Public Choice 153(1–2), 235–249, 2012 Link.

  13. Is tolerance good or bad for growth? Public Choice, 150(1–2), 283–308, 2011 (with Niclas Berggren) Link.

  14. Local economies and general elections: The influence of municipal and regional economic conditions on voting in Sweden 1985-2002, European Journal of Political Economy 26(2), 279–292, 2010 Link.

  15. Trust and growth: A shaky relationship, Empirical Economics 35(2), 251–274, 2008 (with Niclas Berggren and Henrik Jordahl) Link.

Working Papers

  1. An inquiry into the relationship between intelligence and prosocial behavior: Evidence from Swedish population registers, 2022, SSRN Working paper (with Oscar Erixson) Link. R&R at Economic Journal

  2. Water conservation and the common pool problem: Can pricing address free-riding in residential hot water consumption? IFN Working Paper nr 1401. Stockholm: Institutet för Näringslivsforskning Link.

  3. Estates, bequests and inheritances in Sweden: A look into the Belinda databases, UCFS Working paper 2014:14, Department of Economics, Uppsala University (with, Oscar Erixson, Sebastian Escobar and Henry Ohlsson) Link.