Room: A862
Telephone: +46 (0)8 16 20 69
Telefax: +46 (0)8 16 14 43
Email: robert.ostling@iies.su.se
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Robert Östling started as Assistant Professor in Economics at IIES in September 2008 after obtaining his PhD from Stockholm School of Economics. His research focuses on applied microeconomics, behavioral economics, game theory and political economics.


Recent papers:

“The Effect of Wealth on Individual and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Swedish Lotteries” (co-authors David Cesarini, Erik Lindqvist and Matthew J. Notowidigdo). Forthcoming in the American Economic Review.

“Wealth, Health, and Child Development: Evidence from Administrative Data on Swedish Lottery Players” (co-authors David Cesarini, Erik Lindqvist and Björn Wallace). Quarterly Journal of Economics 131(2) 687–738.

"Testing Game Theory in the Field: Swedish LUPI Lottery Games" (co-authors Joseph Tao-yi Wang, Eileen Chou and Colin F. Camerer), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 3(3) 1-33.

"When Does Communication Improve Coordination?" (co-author Tore Ellingsen), American Economic Review 100(4), 1695-1724.