University of Gothenburg


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)

Adam Farago, Martin Holmen, Felix Holzmeister, Michael Kirchler, and Michael Razen, “Cognitive Skills and Economic Preferences in the Fund Industry”, forthcoming in Economic Journal.

Shamena Anwar, Patrick Bayer, Randi Hjalmarsson: “Unequal Jury Representation and Its Consequences”, forthcoming in AER Insights

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

Fernandez-Val, Ivan, Francis Vella, Aico van Vuuren and F. Perrachi, “Hours worked and the U.S. distribution of real annual earnings 1976–2019”, forthcoming in Journal of Applied Econometrics.

Anna Bindler, Nadine Ketel “Scaring or scarring: Labour market effects of criminal victimization”, forthcoming in Journal of Labor Economics.

Kristian Bolin, Michael R.Caputo, “Non-Life-Threatening Ailments and Rational Patience” forthcoming in Journal of Health Economics.

Fang, Dawei and Thomas Noe, "Less competition, more meritocracy?" forthcoming in Journal of Labor Economics.

Recent publications (selection)

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.