I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University and a Research Affiliate at the CEPR. My main research interests are Public, Labor and Political Economics.


I am also affiliated with the Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm.





"Behavioral Responses to an Annual Wealth Tax: Evidence from Sweden"AEJ: Economic Policy, forthcoming.


"Richer (and Holier) Than Thou? The Effect of Relative Income Improvements on Demand for Redistribution", (with Johanna Mollerstrom and Mounir Karadja), The Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.


"Strategic Complementarities, Network Games and Endogenous Network Formation", (with Andreas Nordvall Lagerås), International Journal of Game Theory45(3):497-509, 2016. 


"Political Selection in China: the Complementary Roles of Connections and Performance", (with Ruixue Jia and Masa Kudamatsu), Journal of the European Economic Association, 13(4): 631-668, 2015.


"The Demand for Redistribution and Cognitive Ability", (with Johanna Mollerstrom), PLoS ONE 9(12): e115484. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115484, 2014.


"Doctoral Thesis - Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics", IIES Monograph Series, vol 82.



"Individual Risk Preferences and the Demand for Redistribution", (with Manja Gärtner and Johanna Mollerstrom), [revised and resubmitted to the Journal of Public Economics]



"On the Accumulation of Wealth: The Role of Inheritance", with Arash Nekoei

Presented at NBER-SI, LSE-UCL-IFS joint seminar, U.C. Berkeley, LMU, IFAU, Lund University, SSB, HECER, SSE, IEB.

"Risk-based Selection in Unemployment Insurance: Evidence and Implications", with C. Landais, A. Nekoei, P. Nilsson and J. Spinnewijn

"The Role of Firms in Payroll Tax Incidence: Evidence from a Young Workers' Tax Cut in Sweden", with Emmanuel Saez and Benjamin Schoefer



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