Political Economy, Economics of Inequality and Development.
"The Resource Curse and its Potential Reversal", (with A.
Boschini, and Jan Pettersson) Forthcoming in World Development,
"On the Role of Capital Gains in Swedish Income Inequality", (with D. Waldenström) Review of Income and Wealth, 58(3):569-587, 2012.
“Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes: A Structural Breaks Approach”, (with D. Waldenström) Review of Economics and Statistics 93(3), 832-846, 2011
"Top Incomes in Sweden over the Twentieth Century" (with D. Waldenström) in Atkinson, A.B., and Piketty, T. (eds.), Top Incomes over the Twentieth Century: Volume II, A Global Perspective, Oxford University Press. 2010
"The long-run determinants of inequality: What can we learn from top income data?", Journal of Public Economics 93(7-8), 974-988, 2009 (with J. Vlachos and D. Waldenström).
"Wealth Concentration over the Path of Development: Sweden, 1873–2006", Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 111(1): 151-187, 2009, (with D. Waldenström).
"The Evolution of Top Incomes in an Egalitarian Society: Sweden, 1903–2004", Journal of Public Economics, Volume 9(1-2), 366-387, 2008, (with D. Waldenström).
“The Constitutional Channels of the Resource Curse”, in Proceedings from "Meeting Global Challenges in Research Cooperation", May 27-29, 2008, Uppsala. Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development, (with A. Boschini and J. Pettersson).
“Long-Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An Overview of Recent Findings”, in Davies, James B. (ed.), Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective, Oxford University Press, (with H. Ohlsson and D. Waldenström), 2008. Chinese translation published in Comparative Studies, No 33.
“An Economic Sociological look at Economics” in Economic Sociology - The European Newsletter Vol. 9, No. 2, March 2008, p. 5-15, (with P. Aspers, S. Kohl, and P. Wichardt).
"Resource curse or not: A question of appropriability", Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Volume 109(3): 593-617, September 2007 (with A. Boschini and J. Pettersson).
"Promoting Entrepreneurship in the Welfare State" in Handbook of Entrepreneurship Policy, edited by D. B. Audretsch, I. Grillo and A. R. Thurik. E. Elgar, 2007 (with M. Henrekson).
"Downsian competition when no policy is unbeatable", International Journal of Game Theory, Volume 34(2), 273-284, 2006.
"The political economics of not paying taxes", Public Choice, Volume 126(1-2), 107-134, 2006.
“Learning to Lose a Leg: Casualties of PhD Economics Training in Stockholm”, Econ Journal Watch, vol.1(2) 2004 (joint with A. Boschini, M. Lindquist and J. Pettersson).
"Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden - A Combination of Equal Opportunity and Capitalistic Dynasties
", (with A. Björklund and D. Waldenström)."Unbundling the resource curse"
(with A. Boschini and J. Pettersson).
"On the possibility of political change: Outcomes in between local and global equilibria", (with C. Olovsson).
"Voting over tax schedules in the presence of tax avoidance
Publications in Swedish
“Globalisering och inkomstfördelning” (Globalization and Income distribution) Report for the Swedsih Globalization Council, September 2008 (with D. Waldenström).
"Toppinkomsternas utveckling i Sverige 1903-2004" (The development of top incomes in Sweden 1903-2004) , Ekonomisk Debatt, (The Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), Vol. 34, No. 8, 2006 (with D. Waldenström).
“Vem skall äga universitetens uppfinningar?” (Who should own university research?) Ekonomisk Debatt, (The Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), Vol. 32, No. 3, 2004.
“Framtidens nationalekonomer: Vilka är deras incitament till "tvåbenhet"?” (The future economists: Which are their incentives?) Ekonomisk Debatt, (The Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), Vol. 30, No. 2, 2002, joint with Anne Boschini, Matthew Lindquist and Jan Pettersson.
“Kollektivt beslutsfattande” (Collective decision making), chapter in Tillämpad Mikroekonomi, (Applied Microeconomics), eds. M. Dufwenberg et al., Studentlitteratur:Lund, 2000, (joint with H. Svaleryd).
“Framåtblickande beteende i välfärdsstaten” (Forward looking behavior in the Welfare State) Ekonomisk debatt (The Journal of the Swedish Economic Association), Vol. 25, No. 8, 1997.