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Below are the most recent research publications by SITE's researchers in chronological order. For older research papers, please visit researchers' personal profiles and websites. If you are interested in policy briefs, please visit www.freepolicybriefs.org where you will find all policy briefs authored by SITE's researchers and sister institutes.

2020

20/01/2020

Selective attention and the importance of types for information campaigns

by Maria Perrotta Berlin and Benjamin Mandl, SITE Working Paper

2019

25/10/2019

Corrupting Cartels: An Overview of the Petrobras Case

by Kleno Barbosa and Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE Working Paper

23/10/2019

Prostitution and Violence: Evidence from Sweden

by Maria Perrotta Berlin, Giovanni Immordino, Francesco F. Russo and Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE Working Paper

22/10/2019

Financial Incentives for Whistleblowers: A Short Survey

by Giancarlo Spagnolo and Theo Nyreröd, SITE Working Paper 

14/06/2019

Russia’s macroeconomy — a closer look at growth, investment, and uncertainty

by Torbjörn Becker, SITE Working Paper

04/06/2019

Russia’s economy and regional spillovers

by Torbjörn Becker, SITE Working Paper

24/04/2019

Financial Contracts as Coordination Device

by Chloé Le Coq and Sebastian Schwenen, SITE Working Paper

 

2018

30/01/2018

Signaling Dissent: Political Behavior in the Arab World

by Anders Olofsgård, Raj M. Desai and Tarik Yousef, SITE Working Paper

 

2017 

18/12/2017

Myths and Numbers on Whistleblower Rewards

by Giancarlo Spagnolo and Theo Nyreröd, SITE Working Paper

Finding cooperators: sorting into repeated interaction 

by Mark Bernard, Jack Fanning and Sevgi Yuksel, article published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

29/09/2017

From Abnormal to Normal – Two Tales of Growth from 25 Years of Transition 

by Torbjörn Becker and Anders Olofsgård, SITE Working Paper

28/08/2017

Whistleblower Rewards, False Reports, and Corporate Fraud

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Paolo Buccirossi and Giovanni Immordino), SITE Working Paper

01/08/2017

Women in Top Incomes: Evidence from Sweden 1974–2013

by Jesper Roine (with Anne Boschini and Kristin Gunnarsson), IZA Discussion Paper

01/06/2017

The Donor Footprint and Gender Gaps

by Maria Perrotta Berlin, Evelina Bonnier and Anders Olofsgård, UNU Wider Working Paper

27/05/2017

by Maria Perrotta Berlin, Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Bei Qin), SITE Working Paper 

05/04/2017

Pricing and Capacity Provision in Electricity Markets: An Experimental Study

by Chloé Le Coq (with Henrik Orzen and Sebastian Schwenen), published in the Journal of Regulatory Economics

13/03/2017

Motivating Whistleblowers

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Jeffrey V. Butler and Danila Serra), SITE Working Paper

 

2016

23/12/2016

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Francesco Decarolis, Leonardo Giuffrida, Elisabetta Iossa, Vincenzo Mollisi), SITE Working Paper

07/12/2016

Economic Scarcity and Consumers’ Credit Choice

by Chloé Le Coq (with Marieke Bos and Peter van Santen), Swedish House of Finance Research Paper

04/11/2016

Can the Poor Be Mobilized? Cooperation and Public Goods in Rural India

by Anders Olofsgård (with Raj M. Desai and Shareen Joshi), SITE Working Paper

04/10/2016

Cartels and Leniency: Taking stock of what we learnt

by Giancarlo Spagnolo and Catarina Marvão, SITE Working Paper

18/08/2016

Days of Rage and Silence: Explaining Political Action by Arab Youth

by Anders Olofsgård (with Raj M. Desai and Tarik M. Yousef), published as chapter in "Young Generation Awakening", edited by Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M Yousef, Oxford University Press

10/08/2016

Russia's Oil Dependence and the EU

by Torbjörn Becker, SITE Working Paper 

18/04/2016

Leniency, Collusion, Corruption, and Whistleblowing

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with R. Luz), SITE Working Paper


05/04/2016

Political Man on Horseback: Military Coups and Development

by Erik Meyersson, SITE Working Paper

01/04/2016

The Political Economy of Multilateral Aid Funds

by Jenny Simon (with J.M Valasek), Working Paper

15/03/2016

The Nature of Swedish/Russian Capital Flows 

by Torbjörn Becker, SITE Working Paper

18/02/2016

Confining the Coase Theorem: Contracting, Ownership, and Free-Riding

by Elena Paltseva (with Tore Ellingsen), published in The Review of Economic Studies

 

2015

20/10/2015

Optimal Debt Bias in Corporate Income Taxation

by Jenny Simon, Working Paper

01/10/2015

Trust, Leniency and Deterrence

by Chloé Le Coq and Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Maria Bigoni and Sven-Olof Fridolfsson, published in the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

01/10/2015

Leniency, Asymmetric Punishment and Corruption. Evidence from China

by Maria Perrotta Berlin and Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE Working paper

05/07/2015

It's Good to be First: Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers

by Ina Ganguli (with Daniel R. Feenberg, Patrick Gaule and Jonathan Gruber), NBER Working paper

25/03/2015

On the Effects of Group Identity in Strategic Environments

by Chloé Le Coq (with James Tremewan and Alexander K. Wagner), published in the European Economic Review

16/02//2015

Preparing for Genocide: Community Work in Rwanda

by Evelina Bonnier (with Jonas Poulsen, Thorsten Rogall and Miri Stryjan), SITE Working paper

13/02/2015

Leniency and Damages

by Catarina Marvao and Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Paolo Buccirossi), SITE Working paper

28/01/2015

'For the Love of the Republic' Education, Secularism, and Empowerment

by Erik Meyersson (with Selim Gulesci), Working paper

 

2014

01/10/2014

by Giancarlo Spagnolo and Catarina Marvao, SITE Working Paper

08/09/2014

The EU Leniency Programme and Recidivism 

by Catarina Marvao, SITE Working Paper

30/07/2014

Imperfect Financial Markets as a Commitment Device for the Government

by Jenny Simon, Working Paper

25/04/2014

Long-Run Trends in the Distribution of Income and Wealth

by Jesper Roine (with Daniel Waldenström), SITE Working Paper

12/02/2014

The Impact of a Food for Education Program on Schooling in Cambodia

by Maria Perrotta Berlin (with Maria Cheung), published in Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies

 

2013

22/10/2013

Islamic Rule and the Empowerment of the Poor and Pious

by Erik Meyersson, published in Econometrica

21/10/2013

Social Centipedes: the Impact of Group Identity on Preferences and Reasoning

by Chloé Le Coq (with J. Tremewan and A. Wagner), SITE Working Paper

19/10/2013

Aid Effectiveness in Times of Political Change: Lessons from the Post-Communist Transition

by Anders Olofsgård and Maria Perrotta Berlin (with Emmanuel Frot), published in World Development

12/09/2013

Protection for Sale: The Case of Oligopolistic Competition and Interdependent Sectors

by Elena Paltseva, published in the Canadian Journal of Economics

11/09/2013

EU-Russia Gas Relationship at a Crossroads

by Chloé Le Coq and Elena Paltseva, published as a chapter in "Russian Energy and Security up to 2030", edited by Susanne Oxenstierna and Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Roothledge

10/09/2013

Competition Policy and Productivity Growth: an Empirical Assessment

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with P. Buccirossi, T. Duso, C. Vitale and L. Ciari), published in the Review of Economics and Statistics

09/09/2013

The Distortionary Effects of Fines Based on Revenue

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with V. Bageri and Y. Katsoulakos), published in The Economic Journal

01/09/2013

Closing the Gender Gap in Education: What is the State of Gaps in Labor Force Participation for Women, Wives and Mothers?

by Ina Ganguli (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), published in the International Labour Review

06/08/2013

Hidden Redistribution in Higher Education

by Maria Perrotta Berlin, SITE Working Paper

19/08/2013

Petro Rents, Political Institutions, and Hidden Wealth: Evidence from Offshore Bank Accounts

by Elena Paltseva (with Jørgen Juel Andersen, Niels Johannesen, and David Dreyer Lassen), published in the Journal of the European Economic Association

01/08/2013

Scientific Brain Drain and Human Capital Formation After the End of the Soviet Union

by Ina Ganguli, Centre of Migration Research Working Paper, Nr 62 (120)

01/07/2013

Centralized Fiscal Spending by Supranational Unions 

by Jenny Simon (with J.M. Valasek), Working Paper

01/07/2013

Promises and Conventions – An Approach to Pre-Play Agreements

by Topi Miettinen, published in the Journal of Games and Economic Behavior

21/05/2013

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Vasiliki Bageri and Yannis Katsoulacos), SITE Working Paper

14/05/2013

Legalizing Bribes 

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Martin Dufwenberg), SITE Working Paper (revised)


2012

23/12/2012

Reputation, Competition and Entry in Procurement

by Giancarlo Spagnolo, forthcoming in the International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2012, Papers and Proceedings, 30(3), 291-296

22/12/2012

The Private Provision of Excludable Public Goods: An Inefficiency Result

by Elena Paltseva (with Tore Ellingsen), published in the Journal of Public Economics

21/12/2012

Russian-American Scientific Collaboration

by Ina Ganguli in Y.P. Tretyakov (ed), Russian-Аmerican Links: Leaps Forward and Backward in Academic Cooperation. St. Petersburg, Russia: Nestor-Historia, pp. 120-135

20/12/2012

Collocation and Scientific Collaboration: Evidence from a Field Experiment

by Ina Ganguli (with Kevin Boudreau, Tom Brady, Patrick Gaule, Tony Hollenberg, Eva Guinan and Karim Lakhani), Harvard Business School Working Paper 13-023

19/12/2012

The Resource Curse and its Potential Reversal

by Jesper Roine (with A. Boschini, and Jan Pettersson), published in World Development

14/12/2012

Reputation and Entry

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with J. Butler, E. Carbone, and P. Conzo), SITE Working Paper

10/12/2012

Efficient Fiscal Spending by Supranational Unions

by Jenny Simon (with J. Valasek), SITE Working Paper

15/11/2012

Privatization and Quality: Evidence from Elderly Care in Sweden

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with M.A. Bergman and S. Lundberg), SITE Working Paper

05/11/2012

The EU-Russia Gas Relationship: A Mutual Dependency

by Chloé Le Coq and Elena Paltseva, SITE Working Paper

30/08/2012

Club-in-the-club: Reform under Unanimity

by Elena Paltseva (with Erik Berglof, Mike Burkart and Guido Friebel), published in the Journal of Comparative Economics

28/08/2012

Dynamics of retail-bank branching in Antwerp (Belgium) 1991-2006: Evidence from micro-geographic data

by Marieke Huysentruyt (with E. Lefevere and C. Menon), published in the Journal of Banking & Finance

28/7/2012

Aid Motivation in Early and Mature Partnerships: Is there a Difference? 

by Anders Olofsgård, Maria Perrotta and Emmanuel Frot, SITE Working Paper 

12/07/2012

Aid Effectiveness in Times of Political Change: Lessons from the Post-Communist Transition

by Anders Olofsgård, Maria Perrotta and Emmanuel Frot, SITE Working Paper

01/06/2012

The Politics of Aid Effectiveness: Why Better Tools can Make for Worse Outcomes

by Anders Olofsgård, SITE Working Paper

01/03/2012

Assessing gas transit risks: Russia vs. the EU

by Chloé Le Coq and Elena Paltseva, published in Energy Policy

01/02/2012

Crisis prevention and management: What worked in the 2008/09 crisis?

by Torbjörn Becker, SITE Working Paper

 07/01/2012

Reputation, Competition, and Entry in Procurement

By Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE Working Paper

 

2011

10/11/2011

Fines, Leniency and Rewards in Antitrust

by Chloé Le Coq and Giancarlo Spagnolo (with M. Bigoni and S. Fridolfsson), published in the Rand Journal of Economics

01/11/2011

Aid Effectiveness: New Instrument, New Results?

by Maria Perrotta and Emmanuel Frot, SITE Working Paper

01/08/2011

Equilibrium Selection in the Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma: Axiomatic Approach and Experimental Evidence

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with M. Blonski and P. Ockenfels), published in the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

01/07/2011

Networks of relations and Word-of-Mouth Communication

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with Steffen Lippert), published in Games and Economic Behavior

01/05/2011

The Costs of Political In‡fluence: Firm-Level Evidence from Developing Countries

by Anders Olofsgård (and R. Desai), published in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science

11/04/2011

On the Role of Capital Gains in Swedish Income Inequality 

by Jesper Roine (with D.Waldenström), Working Paper

 

2010

Revised 27/09/2010

Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden – Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?

By Jesper Roine (with A. Björklund and D.Waldenström), Working Paper

01/10/2010

On the Role of Capital Gains in Top Incomes

by Jesper Roine (witd D. Waldenström), Uppsala Center for Labor Studies Working Paper

30/09/2010

Paying Attention to Payoffs in Analogy-Based Learning

by Topi Miettinen, published in Economic Theory

01/09/2010

Commitment in Alternating Offers Bargaining

by Topi Miettinen (with A. Perea), Working Paper

01/09/2010

Intergenerational top income mobility in Sweden: Capitalist dynasties in the land of equal opportunity?

by Jesper Roine (with A. Björklund and D. Waldenström), the Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper

01/09/2010

Bank Location and Financial Liberalization Reforms: Evidence from Microgeographic Data

by Marieke Huysentruyt (with E. Lefevere and C. Menon), published in the SERC discussion paper series

16/08/2010

Trust, Salience and Deterrence

by Chloé Le Coq and Giancarlo Spagnolo (with M. Bigoni and S. Fridolfsson), IFN Working Paper No. 859

13/07/2010

Productivity in Contests: Organizational Culture and Personality Effects

by Marieke Huysentruyt and Topi Miettinen (with O. Andersson, and U. Stephan), published in the Jena Economic Research Papers

07/01/2010

Access to Credit Information Promotes Market Entries of European Banks

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with N. Jentzsch and C. Giannetti), published in Weekly Report, DIW Berlin

01/06/2010

The Costs of Political Influence Firm-Level Evidence from Developing Countries

by Anders Olofsgård (with R. Desai), published in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science

01/06/2010

Union Leaders as Experts: Wage Bargaining and Strikes with Union-Wide Ballot Requirements

by Anders Olofsgård, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Economics

31/05/2010

Religion, Politics, and Development - Essays in Development Economics and Political Economics

by Erik Meyersson, Doctoral Thesis in Economics at the Stockholm University, Sweden

26/05/2010

Purely Procedural Preferences - Beyond Procedural Equity and Reciprocity

by Topi Miettinen (with N. Chlass and W. Guth), published in the Jena economic research papers

14/05/2010

How do people value extended warranties? Evidence from two field surveys

by Marieke Huysentruyt (with D. Read), published in the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

01/05/2010

Child Benefit Support and Method of Payment: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Belgium

by Marieke Huysentruyt (with E. Lefevere), published in the American Economic Journal

01/05/2010

Asymmetry and Collusion in Sequential Procurement: A "Large Lot Last" Policy

by Giancarlo Spagnolo (with G. L. Albano), published in the B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics

06/03/2010

Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes: A Structural Breaks Approach

by Jesper Roine (with D. Waldenström), published in the Review of Economics and Statistics

01/02/2010

Top Incomes in Sweden over the Twentieth Century

by Jesper Roine (with D. Waldenström), published in the Atkinson and Piketty's (eds.) "Top Incomes over the Twentieth Century: Volume II, A Global Perspective"

 

2009

01/11/2009

The Dynamics of the Gender Gap: How do Countries Rank in Terms of Making Marriage and Motherhood Compatible with Work?

by Ina Ganguli (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), published by Ricardo Hausmann, Laura D. Tyson, Saadia Zahidi (eds), The Global Gender Gap Report 2009, The World Economic Forum (2009)

01/10/2009

Herding in Aid Allocation

by Emmanuel Frot (with J. Santiso), published in Klykos

01/08/2009

Fines, Leniency, Rewards and Organized Crime: Evidence from Antitrust Experiment

by Chloé Le Coq and Giancarlo Spagnolo (with M. Bigoni and S. Fridolfsson), published in the Centre of Economic Policy Research Discussion Paper Series

09/07/2009

Measuring the Security of External Energy Supply

by Chloé Le Coq and Elena Paltseva, published in the Journal of European Union Energy Policy

16/06/2009

Common Trends and Shocks to Top Incomes – A Structural Breaks Approach

by Jesper Roine (with D.Waldenström), Working Paper

18/05/2009

The Length of Contracts and Collusion

by Chloé Le Coq (with R. Green), published in the International Journal of Industrial Organization

21/04/2009

The Long-Run Determinants of Inequality: What Can We Learn from Top Income Data

by Jesper Roine (J. Vlachos and D. Waldenström), published in the Journal of Public Economics

01/04/2009

Political Influence in Transition Economies: Firm Level Evidence

by Anders Olofsgård (with R. Desai), Working Paper

01/03/2009

The Logic of Authoritarian Bargains

by Anders Olofsgård (with R. Desai and T. Yousef), published in the Journal of Economics & Politics

01/03/2009

Wealth Concentration over the Path of Development: Sweden, 1873-2004

by Jesper Roine (with D. Waldenström), published in the Scandinavian Journal of Economics

01/02/2009

Understanding Declining Mobility and Inter-household Transfers among East African Pastoralists

by Marieke Huysentruyt (with C.B. Barrett and J.G. McPeak), published in Economica

01/02/2009

Institutions and Nonconvergence Traps

by Erik Meyersson (with P. Aghion and P. Howitt), published as chapter in the book of Aghion and Howitt's "The Economics of Growth", MIT Press

 

2008

01/04/2008

The Constitutional Channels of the Resource Curse

by Jesper Roine (with A. Boschini and J. Pettersson), proceedings from "Meeting Global Challenges in Research Cooperation", Uppsala

31/03/2008

Risk Aversion, Prospect Theory, and Strategic Risk in Law Enforcement: Evidence From an Antitrust Experiment

by Chloé Le Coq and Giancarlo Spagnolo (with M. Bigoni and S.O Fridolfsson)

01/02/2008

The Evolution of Top Incomes in an Egalitarian Society: Sweden, 1903-2004

by Jesper Roine (with D. Waldenström), published in the Journal of Public Economics

01/02/2008

Long-Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An Overview of Recent Findings

by Jesper Roine (with H. Ohlsson and D. Waldenström), published in Davies' (ed.) "Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective"

08/01/2008

Poverty, Exclusion, and Dissent - Support for Regimes in Developing Countries

by Anders Olofsgård (with R. Desai and T. Yousef), Working Paper

06/01/2008

Corruption and Political and Economic Reforms: A Structural Breaks Approach

by Anders Olofsgård (with Z. Zahran), published in Economics & Politics

05/01/2008

Delegation versus Communication in the Organization of Government

by Anders Olofsgård (with R. Luma), published in the Journal of Public Economics

 

2007

29/09/2007

What Determines Top Income Shares? Evidence from the Twentieth Century

by Jesper Roine (with Jonas Vlachos and Daniel Waldenström), Working Paper

15/03/2007

On the Possibility of Political Change – Outcomes in Between Local and Global Equilibria

by Jesper Roine (with Conny Olovsson), Working Paper

03/01/2007

Resource Curse or Not: A Question of Appropriability

by Jesper Roine (with A. Boschini and J. Pettersson), published in the Scandinavian Journal of Economics

02/01/2007

Foreign Aid: An Instrument for Fighting Communism?

by Anders Olofsgård (with A. Boschini), published in the Journal of Development Studies
 

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