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About Mikael Lindahl
Mikael Lindahl is Professor of Economics at University of Gothenburg. He is also affiliated with CESifo, IFAU, IZA and UCLS. He defended his thesis at SOFI, Stockholm University in 2000. He has since then had short- and long-term research positions at University of Amsterdam, SOFI at Stockholm University and Uppsala University. In 2010 he was awarded a five-year grant from the European Research Council (ERC starting grant). He was holder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences special research position in Economic Sciences (financed with support from the Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Foundation) 2010-2015 and of Torsten Söderbergs forskningsprofessur vid Handelshögskolan i Göteborg 2017-2020. His research interests are in the area of empirical labor economics, with special focus on questions within economics of education and intergenerational mobility. He has published in journals such as American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal and American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
On other web sites
- Education, Family and Labour Economics
Research in progress
- , 2017-05 -
- Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics
Dynastic Human Capital, Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility, Adermon, Adrian, Lindahl, Mikael och Palme, Mårten, American Economic Review, 111 (5): 1523-48, 2021.
Intergenerational Wealth Mobility and the Role of Inheritance: Evidence from Multiple Generations” Adermon, Adrian, Lindahl, Mikael och Waldenström, Daniel, Economic Journal, Vol 128(612), Feature: New Directions in Measuring Intergenerational Mobility, F482-F513, 2018.
Fighting Corruption in Education: What Works and Who Benefits?, Borcan, Oana, Lindahl, Mikael, Mitrut, Andreea, American Economic Journal-Economic Policy, 9:1, s. 180-209, 2017.
The Causal Effect of Parents' Schooling on Children's Schooling, Holmlund, Helena, Lindahl, Mikael, Plug, Erik, Journal of Economic Literature, 49:3, s. 615-651, 2011.
The Origins of Intergenerational Associations: Lessons from Swedish Adoption Data, Björklund, Anders, Lindahl, Mikael, Plug, Erik, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121:3, s. 999-1028, 2006.
Distributional preferences in adolescent peer
Pre- and Post-Birth Components of Intergenerational Persistence in Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of
Evelina Björkegren, Mikael Lindahl, Mårten Palme, Emilia Simeonova
The Journal of human resources - 2022
Dynastic Human Capital, Inequality, and Intergenerational
A. Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, M. Palme
American Economic Review - 2021
"Vad säger forskningen om vilka åtgärder som bäst ökar likvärdigheten i skolan?", kapitel i "Lika för alla?
En ESO-antologi om skolans likvärdighet" Robert Erikson och Lena Unemo
Lika för alla? : en ESO-antologi om skolans likvärdighet /Robert Eriksson och Lena Unemo (red.). - 2019
Intergenerational Wealth Mobility and the Role of Inheritance: Evidence from Multiple
A. Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, D. Waldenstrom
Economic Journal - 2018
Fighting Corruption in Education: What Works and Who
Intergenerational wealth mobility and the role of inheritance: Evidence from multiple
Adrian Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, Daniel Waldenström
Parental choice, neighbourhood segregation or cream skimming? An analysis of school segregation after a generalized choice
Anders Böhlmark, Helena Holmlund, Mikael Lindahl
Journal of Population Economics - 2016
Parental Influences on Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of
Mikael Lindahl, Evelina Lundberg, Mårten Palme, Emilia Simeonova
Review of The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Educationand the Economics of Growth. By Eric A.Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann. CESifoBook Series. Cambridge and London: MITPress,
Journal of Economic Literature - 2015