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Johansson, Anders C.

Co-Director, Center for Asian Studies, 2020-

Director, Stockholm China Economic Research Institute, 2011-

Visiting Professor (non-resident), CCER/National School of Development, Peking University, 2018-2021

Visiting Fellow (non-resident), Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta, 2015-2016

Visiting Professor (non-resident), CCER/National School of Development, Peking University, 2014-2015

Associate Professor of Economics, Gothenburg University, 2010-

Visiting Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, 2010-2011

Visiting Professor, Thammasat University, 2010

Visiting Assistant Professor, Fudan University, 2008-2009

Fulbright Scholar, Columbia University, 2006-2007

Visiting Scholar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004-2005


Research Interests

Political Economy, Institutions and Entrepreneurship, Macroeconomics and Finance, Social Media, China, Indonesia

Selected Publications

“Judging a Book by Its Cover: Analysts and Attention-Driven Price Patterns in China’s IPO Market,” with X. Feng, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal 2023

“How Beliefs Influence Behavior: Confucianism and Innovation in China,” with X. Feng, Economics of Transition and Institutional Change 2021

“Foreign Direct Investment and Inequality: Evidence from China’s Policy Change,” with D. Liu, The World Economy, 2020

"Top Executives on Social Media and Information in the Capital Market: Evidence from China," with X. Feng, Journal of Corporate Finance 2019

"Underpaid and Corrupt Executives in China's State Sector," with X. Feng, Journal of Business Ethics 2018

"Living through the Great Chinese Famine: Early-life Experiences and Managerial Decisions," with X. Feng, Journal of Corporate Finance 2018

"CEO Incentives in Chinese State-Controlled Firms," with X. Feng, Economic Development and Cultural Change 2017

"Government Intervention in the Capital Allocation Process: Firm Employment as an IPO Selection Rule in China," with D. Luo, J. Rickne & W. Zheng, China Economic Review 2017

"National and Regional Financial Openness in China," with X. Hua & X. Wang, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 2017

"The State Advances, the Private Sector Retreats? Firm Effects of China’s Great Stimulus Program," with X. Feng, Cambridge Journal of Economics 2016

"Ownership, Analyst Coverage, and Stock Synchronicity in China," with X. Feng & N. Hu International Review of Financial Analysis, 2016

"Political Change and the Business Elite in Indonesia," in Mendoza et al. (eds.), Building Inclusive Democracies in ASEAN, Anvil Publishing 2015

"On the Challenge to Competitive Authoritarianism and Political Patronage in Malaysia," Asian-Pacific Economic Literature 2015

"Mixing Business with Politics: Political Participation by Entrepreneurs in China," with X. Feng & T. Zhang, Journal of Banking and Finance 2015

"Can Mutual Funds Pick Stocks in China? Evidence from the IPO Market," with X. Feng, Journal of Banking and Finance 2015

"Introduction: Inequality, Growth and the Middle-Income Trap in China," with X. Zhang, China Economic Review 2014

"Financial Sector Policies and Inequality," with X. Wang, China Economic Review 2014

"Political Participation and Entrepreneurial Initial Public Offerings in China," with X. Feng & T. Zhang, Journal of Comparative Economics 2014

"Escaping Political Extraction: Political Participation, Institutions, and Cash Holdings in China," with X. Feng, China Economic Review 2014 

"Financial Repression and Structural Transformation," with X. Wang, Economic Research Journal 2013 (in Chinese)

"China's Growing Influence in Southeast Asia: Monetary Policy and Equity Markets," The World Economy 2012

"Financial Repression and China's Economic Imbalances," in McKay, H. and Song, L. (eds.), Rebalancing and Sustaining Growth in China, ANU E Press 2012

"Financial Markets in East Asia and Europe during the Global Financial Crisis," The World Economy 2011 

"China's Financial Market Integration with the World," Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 2010

"Asian Sovereign Debt and Country Risk," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal 2010

"China's Official Rates and Bond Yields," with L. Fan, Journal of Banking and Finance 2010

“Is U.S. Money Causing China’s Output?,” China Economic Review 2009

“An Analysis of Dynamic Risk in the Greater China Equity Markets,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 2009

 “Stochastic Volatility and Time-Varying Country Risk in Emerging Markets,” European Journal of Finance 2009

“Spillover Effects among the Greater China Stock Markets,” with C. Ljungwall, World Development 2009

“Interdependencies among Asian Bond Markets,” Journal of Asian Economics 2008