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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.

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.

Forthcoming publications

Anna Bindler and Randi Hjalmarsson (forthcoming), ”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 (forthcoming), “Leader Identity and Coordination”, Review of Economics and Statistics  

Fernandez-Val I., van Vuuren A.P., and Vella F (forthcoming), “Nonseparable sample selection models with censored selection rules”, Journal of Econometrics.  

Ofer Malamud, Andreea Mitrut, Cristian Pop-Eleches (forthcoming), "The Effect of Education on Mortality and Health: Evidence from a Schooling Expansion in Romania", Journal of Human Resources   

Carlsson, F., Jaime, M., Villegas, C (forthcoming), “Behavioral Spillover Effects from a Social Information Campaign”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 

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

Recent publications

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 

Evelina Björkegren, Mikael Lindahl, Mårten Palme, Emilia Simeonova (2020), ”Pre- and Post-Birth Components of Intergenerational Persistence in Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of Adoptees”, Journal of Human Resources

Ola Olsson, Maria Eriksson Baaz, Peter Martinsson (2020), ”Fiscal capacity in ‘post’-conflict states: Evidence from trade on Congo river”, Journal of Development Economics 

Ola Olsson, C. Paik (2020), ”A Western Reversal Since the Neolithic? The Long-Run Impact of Early Agriculture”, Journal of Economic History