Selected Publications

We estimate intergenerational transmission coefficients using several outcome measures for wide definitions of the extended family. Traditional parent-child estimates miss almost one-third of the persistence across generations found at the dynasty level.
IZA DP, revise and resubmit at American Economic Review

We estimate intergenerational wealth rank correlation across four generations, finding parent-child correlations of 0.3-0.4, and grandparent-grandchild correlations of 0.1-0.2. Inheritances account for at least half of the association.
The Economic Journal

Recent Publications

We estimate intergenerational transmission coefficients using several outcome measures for wide definitions of the extended family. Traditional parent-child estimates miss almost one-third of the persistence across generations found at the dynasty level.
IZA DP, revise and resubmit at American Economic Review

We estimate intergenerational wealth rank correlation across four generations, finding parent-child correlations of 0.3-0.4, and grandparent-grandchild correlations of 0.1-0.2. Inheritances account for at least half of the association.
The Economic Journal

We document a pattern of job polarization in Sweden between 1975 and 2005, with growth in high- and low-wage jobs compared to middle-wage jobs. Changes after 1990 are consistent with task-biased technological change.
The Scandinavian Journal of Economics

A 2009 copyright law reform in Sweden reduced Internet traffic by 16% and increased music sales by 36% during the first six months after implementation, implying that pirated music was a strong substitute to legal music.
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

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