University of Gothenburg

Publications in labor and applied microeconomics

On this page we list recent year's publications in labor and applied microeconomics, published by researchers at the Department of Economics.


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.

Aico van Vuuren, "Is there a diminishing willingness to pay for consumption amenities as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic?", Regional Science and Urban Economics, forthcoming.


Ariel Marek Pihl (2022) “Head Start and mothers’ work: Free child care or something more?”, Labour Economics, Vol. 75.

Bergvall, Sanna (2022) “Cultural Norms and Neighbourhood Exposure: Impacts on the Gender Gap in Math”, the Journal of Human Resources.

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

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


Randi Hjalmarsson, Andreea Mitrut, Cristian Pop-Eleches (2021), "The Impact of Abortion on Crime and Crime-Related Behavior" in Journal of Public Economics, Vol 200.

Ofer Malamud, Andreea Mitrut, Cristian Pop-Eleches (2021) "The Effect of Education on Mortality and Health: Evidence from a Schooling Expansion in Romania", in Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 13.

Andrea Berggren, Louise Jeppsson (2021) “The Impact of Upper Secondary School Flexibility on Sorting and Education Outcomes” in Economics of Education Review, Vol. 81.

Martin Fischer, Ulf-G Gerdtham, Gawain Heckley, Martin Karlsson, Gustav Kjellsson, Therese Nilsson (2021) “Education and Health: Long-Run Effects of Peers, Tracking and Years“ in Economic Policy. 36(105), pp. 3-49.