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Inequality/Taxation:

Working papers:
– “Global earnings inequality, 1970-2015”, CEPR DP 12019, with Olle Hammar, 2017. [PDF]

– “Trends and gradients in top tax elasticities: Cross-country evidence, 1900-2014”, revise and resubmit International Tax and Public Finance, CEPR DP 11935, with Enrico Rubolino, 2017. [PDF]

– “Tax progressivity and top incomes: Evidence from tax reforms”, CEPR DP 11936, with Enrico Rubolino, 2017. [PDF]

– “Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers”, CEPR DP and IZA DP, revise and resubmit Journal of Public Economics, with Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson, 2016. [PDF]

– ”Inherited wealth over the path of development: Sweden, 1810–2010”, revise and resubmit Journal of the European Economic Association (with Henry Ohlsson, Jesper Roine), new version, 2015, [PDF]

 

Publications:
– “Capital shares and income inequality: Evidence from the long run”, (incl. Appendix), Journal of Economic History, forthcoming, CEPR DP and IZA DP, with Erik Bengtsson, updated 2017. [PDF]

– “Intergenerational wealth mobility and the role of inheritance: Evidence from multiple generations”, Economic Journal, forthcoming, with Adrian Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, (Updated 2017-03). [PDF]

– “Does Financial Deregulation Boost Top Incomes? Evidence from the Big Bang”, Economica, forthcoming, CEPR DP and IZA DP, with Julia Tanndal, updated 2017. [PDF]

– “Wealth inequality in Sweden: What can we learn from capitalized income data?”, Review of Income and Wealth, forthcoming (with Jacob Lundberg). [PDF]

– “Inequality and the super-rich”, Journal of Income Distribution, forthcoming. [PDF]

BOOK: Sick of Inequality? An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health, (with Therese Nilsson and Andreas Bergh). Edward Elgar. Book website

– “Wealth-income ratios in a small, developing economy: Sweden, 1810–2010”, Journal of Economic History 77(1): 285-313, 2017. [PDF]

– “The National Wealth of Sweden, 1810-2014”, Scandinavian Economic History Review 64(1): 36-54, [PDF]

– “Inheritance Taxation in Sweden, 1885–2004: The Role of Ideology, Family Firms and Tax Avoidance”, Economic History Review 69(4): 1228-1254, 2016 (with Magnus Henrekson). [PDF]

– “Lifetime versus Annual Tax Progressivity: Sweden, 1968-2009”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 118(4): 619-645 (with N Bengtsson, B Holmlund), [PDF]

– ”Long Run Trends in the Distribution of Income and Wealth”, in A Atkinson, F Bourguignon (Eds), Handbook in Income Distribution, vol 2A, Amsterdam: North-Holland (with Jesper Roine), 2015, [PDF]. See Chapter Data Webpage.

– “Piketty’s r-g model: wealth inequality and tax policy”, CESIfo Forum, No. 1, 1-10, with Clemens Fuest, Andreas Peichl, 2015. [PDF]

Report: Dags för enkla skatter! Konjunkturrådets rapport 2013, Stockholm: SNS Förlag (with Lennart Flood and Katarina Nordblom) [PDF]

– Book: Blir vi sjuka av inkomstskillnader? En introduktion till sambanden mellan inkomst, ojämlikhet och hälsa, Lund: Studentlitteratur, (with Andreas Bergh och Therese Nilsson), 2012. Publishers webpage

− “On the Role of Capital Gains in Swedish Income Inequality”, Review of Income and Wealth, 58(3), 569–587 (with J Roine), [PDF]

− “Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden: Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?”, Journal of Public Economics, 96(5–6), 474–484 (with A Björklund and J Roine), [PDF]

− “Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes: A Structural Breaks Approach”, Review of Economics and Statistics, (with J Roine), 93(3), 832–846, 2011. [PDF] Data

– “Top Incomes in Sweden over the Twentieth Century”, in Atkinson, A B, and Piketty, T (eds.), Top Incomes over the Twentieth Century: Volume II, A Global Perspective, Oxford, Oxford University Press, (with J Roine), 2010. [PDF] Data

– “The Long-Run Determinants of Inequality: What Can We Learn from Top Income Data?”, Journal of Public Economics 93(7–8), 974–988, (with J Roine and J Vlachos), 2009. [PDF] Data

– “Wealth Concentration over the Path of Development: Sweden, 1873–2006”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 111(1), 151–187 (with J Roine), 2009. [PDF]

Lifting All Boats? The Evolution of Income and Wealth Inequality over the Path of Development, Ph.D. Dissertation in Economic History, Department of Economic History, Lund University. [PDF]

– “The Evolution of Top Incomes in an Egalitarian Society: Sweden, 1903–2004”, Journal of Public Economics 92(1–2), 366–387, (with J Roine), 2008. [PDF] Data

– “Long-Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An Overview of Recent Findings”, in Davies, J.B. (ed.), Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective, Oxford, Oxford University Press, (with H Ohlsson and J Roine), 2008. [PDF] Data

– “Income Distribution in Sweden since 1990”, in K Glans and J Laurin (eds), Towards an Hourglass Society? Income Differences and the Fate of the Middle Class, Glasshouse Forum, Stockholm, 2008. [PDF]

– “Why Should Inequality Researchers Care About the Rich?”, IFC Bulletin, No. 28, 421–427, 2008. [PDF]

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Financial history, finance and growth:

– “Hernando de Soto: recipient of the 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research”, Small Business Economics 49(4): 721-728, 2017 (with Martin Andersson). [PDF]

Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics for Sweden, vol. 2: House Prices, Stock Returns, National Accounts and the Riksbank balance Sheet, 1860-2012, Sveriges Riksbank and Ekerlids förlag, editor, (with R Edvinsson and T Jacobson), 2014. Webpage with book and data

  “Swedish stock and bond returns, 1856–2012”, in: R Edvinsson, T Jacobson and D Waldenström (eds.), Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics for Sweden, vol. 2: House Prices, Stock Returns, National Accounts and the Riksbank balance Sheet, 1860-2012, Stockholm: Sveriges Riksbank and Ekerlids förlag, 2014. [PDF] DataStocks DataBonds AppendixdataStocks AppendixdataBonds

– “Introduction”, in: Edvinsson, R, Jacobson, T and Waldenström, D (eds.), Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics for Sweden, vol. 2, (with R Edvinsson and T Jacobson), 2014.

– “Liquidity Premia during the Industrial Breakthrough: Evidence from the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 1901–1919”, European Review of Economic History, 16(3), 247–269 (with T Palm and O Gernandt), 2012. [PDF]

Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics for Sweden, vol. 1: Exchange rates, prices, and wages, 1277–2008, Sveriges Riksbank and Ekerlids förlag, editor, (with R Edvinsson and T Jacobson), 2010. Webpage with book and data

– “Introduction”, in: Edvinsson, R, Jacobson, T and Waldenström, D (eds.), Historical Monetary and Financial Statistics for Sweden, vol. 1, (with R Edvinsson and T Jacobson), 2010.

– “How Government Bond Yields Reflect Wartime Events: The Case of the Nordic Market”, in Robert W. Kolb (ed.), Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, (with Bruno S. Frey), 2011. [PDF]

– “How Important are the Political Costs of Domestic Default? Evidence from World War II Bond Markets”, in Robert W. Kolb (ed.), Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. [PDF]

– “Why Does Sovereign Risk Differ for Domestic and External Debt? Evidence from Scandinavia, 1938–1948”, Journal of International Money and Finance 29(3), 387–402, 2010. [PDF]

– “Did Nordic Countries Recognize the Gathering Storm of World War II? Evidence from Bond Markets”, Explorations in Economic History 45(2), 107–126, (with B S Frey), 2008. [PDF] Data

– “Using Financial Markets to Analyze History: The Case of the Second World War”, Historical Social Research 32(4), 330–350, (with B S Frey), 2007. [PDF] Data

– “International Financial Liberalization and Industry Growth”, International Journal of Finance & Economics 10(3), 263–284, (with J Vlachos), 2005. [PDF] Data

– “Markets Work in War: World War II Reflected on the Zurich and Stockholm stock Exchanges”, Financial History Review 11(1), 51–67, (with B S Frey), 2004. [PDF] Data

– “Why Are Securities Transactions Taxed? Evidence from Sweden, 1909–1991”, Financial History Review 9(2), 164–191, 2002. [PDF]

– “Taxing Emerging Stock Markets: A Beneficial Policy? Evidence from the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 1907-1939”, Explorations in Economic History 39(1), 29–45, 2002. [PDF]

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Bibliometrics:

– “Citation Success: Evidence from Economic History Journal Publications”, Explorations in Economic History 49(1), 92–104, 2012 (w G Di Vaio and J Weisdorf). [PDF]

– “How Should Research Performance be Measured? Evidence from Rankings of Swedish Economists”, The Manchester School 79(6), 1139–1156, 2011 (with M Henrekson). [PDF]

– “Increased International Integration is a Prerequisite for More and Better Research in Economic History: Reply to Knutsen and Sjögren”, Scandinavian Economic History Review 53(3), 85–92, 2005. [PDF]

– “Is Swedish Research in Economic History Internationally Integrated?”, Scandinavian Economic History Review 53(2), 50–77, 2005. [PDF]

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Various publications in Swedish:

– “Arvens betydelse för förmögenhetsfördelningen”, Ekonomisk Debatt 45(1), 6–17, (w. M Elinder, O Erixson), 2017. [PDF]

Blir vi sjuka av inkomstskillnader? En introduktion till sambanden mellan inkomst, ojämlikhet och hälsa, Lund: Studentlitteratur, (with Andreas Bergh och Therese Nilsson), 2012. Publisher’s webpage

– “Regeringen och ojämlikheten: Granskning av regeringens fördelnings-politiska redogörelser, 1992-2011”, May 2012. [PDF]

– “Hur kan ojämlikhetens hälsoeffekter identifieras?”, Ekonomisk Debatt 39(4), 6-18, 2011. [PDF]

– “Vart tog det gömda utlandskapitalet vägen?”, Ekonomisk Debatt 39(3), 81-84, 2011. [PDF] Data

– “Den första nationella konferensen i nationalekonomi i Sverige”, Ekonomisk Debatt 39(2), 67–75, (with F Andersson, T Aronsson, R Friberg, O Johansson-Stenman, A-S Kolm, H Ohlsson), 2011. [PDF]

– “Den ekonomiska ojämlikheten i finanskrisens Sverige”, chapter 3 in SNS Konjunkturrådsrapport 2010: Råd till en finansminister, SNS Förlag, Stockholm, 2010. [PDF]

Globalisering och inkomstfördelning [Globalization and Income Inequality], Rapport nr. 20, Globaliseringsrådet, Regeringskansliet, (with J Roine), 2008. [PDF]

– “Rörlig ersättning till vd – svar till Jan Wallander”, Ekonomisk Debatt 37(7), 62–63, (with J Bång), 2009. [PDF]

– “Rörlig ersättning till vd – vad säger forskningen?”, Ekonomisk Debatt 37(5), 41–56, (with J Bång), 2009. [PDF]

– “Hur ska framtidens förmögenhetsstatistik se ut?”, Ekonomisk Debatt 35(8), 72–77, 2007. [PDF]

– “Svenska toppinkomsters utveckling 1903–2004”, Ekonomisk Debatt 34(8), 16–33, (with J Roine), 2006. [PDF]

– “Hur internationell är svensk ekonomisk historia?”, Ekonomisk Debatt 34(5), 27–39, 2006. [PDF]

– “Hur bör forskningsprestationer mätas?”, Ekonomisk Debatt 34(3), 62–77, (with M Henrekson and K Magnusson), 2006. [PDF]

– “Privat äganderätt och ekonomisk tillväxt” [Private Property Rights and Economic Growth], book chapter in N. Berggren and N. Karlson (eds.) Äganderättens grunder och konsekvenser, Stockholm, Ratio, 2005. [PDF]

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Book reviews:

– Review of “Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870–1913 and Today” by P Mauro, N Sussman, and Y Yafeh, Finance & Development 44(2), 2007. [PDF]

– Review of “A History of Banking in Antebellum America: Financial Markets and Economic Development in an Era of Nation-Building”, H Bodenhorn, Scandinavian Economic History Review, 49(1), 2001. [PDF]

– Review of “The State, the Financial System and Economic Modernization”, R Sylla, R Tilly and G Tortella (eds.), Scandinavian Economic History Review, 47(3), 1999. [PDF]

– Review of “Mellen Økonomi og Historie”, L Herlitz (ed.), Scandinavian Economic History Review, 47(1), 1999. [PDF]

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Newspaper articles:

– “Så kan bonussystemen förbättras”, Göteborgs-Posten 2009-03-25. [PDF]

– “Därför kommer klyftorna minska”, Fokus 2009-02-13 (with J Roine). [PDF]

– “Pengar ingen bra VD-bonus”, SVT Opinion 2008-11-19. [PDF]

– “Felkalkyl i kampen mot skattefusk”, Dagens Industri 2008-11-19 (with T Sanandaji). [PDF]

– “Låt staten ta över”, Fokus 2008-09-19 (with E Mörk). [PDF]

– “Rön för vinden”, Axess, No. 5, 2007 (with H Jordahl). [PDF]

– “Grundlöst om jämställda styrelser”, Dagens Industri, 2007-04-02 (with H Jordahl).

– “Arbetarrörelsen hycklar”, Brännpunkt, Svenska Dagbladet, 2004-03-26. [PDF]

– “Replik: Inte räntans eller frihandelns fel. Social obalans och fattigdom i u-länderna har andra orsaker”, Dagens Nyheter, 2002-03-28.

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