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The Department of Economics prioritises high-quality research and publishing in leading peer-reviewed journals. Most of our research output first appears in the Scandinavian Working Papers in Economics series. Published journal articles, working papers and PhD theses are listed through the links on this page. Book chapters, forthcoming journal articles are often listed on the personal web pages.

Forthcoming publications (selection)

Florin Maican, Matilda Orth, Mark Roberts, Van Anh Vuong, "The Dynamic Impact of Exporting on Firm R&D Investment", forthcoming in the Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA)

Ivan Fernandez-Val, Aico van Vuuren, Frank Vella and Franco Peracchi, "Selection and the Distribution of Female Real Hourly Wages in the U.S.”, forthcoming in Quantitative Economics.

Erik Hjalmarsson and Tamás Kiss, “Long-Run Predictability Tests Are Even Worse Than You Thought”, forthcoming in Journal of Applied Econometrics

Lisa Norrgren, “Time Preference, Illness, and Death”, forthcoming in Journal of Health Economics.

Adam Farago and Erik Hjalmarsson, “Small Rebalanced Portfolios Often Beat the Market over Long Horizons”, forthcoming in The Review of Asset Pricing Studies.

Jaime, M., Salazar, C., Alpizar, F., Carlsson, F. (2023) “Can school environmental education programs make children and parents more pro-environmental?”, Journal of Development Economics, accepted for publication.

Recent publications (selection)

Randi Hjalmarsson and Lindquist, Matthew (2022) “The Health Effects of Prison,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 4 (14)

Adam Farago and Erik Hjalmarsson, "Long-Horizon Stock Returns Are Positively Skewed", forthcoming in Review of Finance.

Adam FaragoMartin Holmen, Felix Holzmeister, Michael Kirchler, and Michael Razen, (2022) “Cognitive Skills and Economic Preferences in the Fund Industry”, Economic Journal.

Shamena Anwar, Patrick Bayer, Randi Hjalmarsson, (2022) “Unequal Jury Representation and Its Consequences”, American Economic Review: Insights

Inge van Den Bijgaart, Davide Cerruti (2022) “The effect of information on market activity: evidence from vehicle recalls” Review of Economics and Statistics.

Anna Bindler and Randi Hjalmarsson (2021), ”The Impact of the First Professional Police Forces on Crime”, Journal of the European Economic Association  

Sonia Bhalotra, Irma Clots-Figueras, Lakshmi Iyer and Joe Vecci (2021), “Leader Identity and Coordination”, Review of Economics and Statistics  

Born, Andreas, Ranehill, Eva, Sandberg, Anna (2021) "Gender and willingness to lead – does the gender composition of teams matter?", Review of Economics and Statistics

Adrian Adermon, Mikael Lindahl, Mårten Palme (2021), ”Dynastic Human Capital, Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility”, The American Economic Review 

Dawei Fang, T Noe, P Strack (2020), ”Turning Up the Heat: The Discouraging Effect of Competition in Contests”, Journal of Political Economy

Journal Articles and Books

The primary outlet for research is international peer-reviewed journals in economics. All new publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, are included in the University publications' list. Here you may also find published books and book chapters.

Working Papers

New research from the Department of Economics is first published in the Working Papers in Economics series. All papers are available at Swopec, Scandinavian Working Papers in Economics.

Doctoral Theses

The doctoral theses are available as PDF:s at Gupea, Gothenburg University Publications Electronic Archive.