Ann-Sofie Isaksson

About Ann-Sofie Isaksson

Ann-Sofie Isaksson is a researcher at the Development Economics Unit, University of Gothenburg, and at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN). Her research interests include empirical development economics, institutional development, governance, inequality, aid, gender, and African economic development.

Research areas

  • Empirical development economics
  • Governance
  • Inequality
  • Aid
  • African development

Teaching areas

  • Development Economics
  • Basic econometrics
  • Thesis supervision

Selected publications

Corruption Along Ethnic Lines: A Study of Individual Corruption Experiences in 17 African Countries
Isaksson, Ann-Sofie
Journal of Development Studies, 51:1, s. 80-92, 2015

Political participation in Africa: The role of individual resources
Isaksson, Ann-Sofie
Electoral Studies, 34, s. 244-260, 2014

Institution building with limited resources: Establishing a supreme audit institution in Rwanda
Isaksson, Ann-Sofie, Bigsten, Arne
World Development, 40:9, s. 1870-1881, 2012

Social divisions and institutions: Assessing institutional parameter variation
Isaksson, Ann-Sofie
Public Choice, 147:3, s. 331-357, 2011

Ethno-Regional Favouritism in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ahlerup, Pelle, Isaksson, Ann-Sofie
Kyklos, 68:2, s. 143-152, 2015