Timothy Besley, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson, and Johanna Rickne, "Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden", American Economic Review (forthcoming)

Ernesto Dal Bo, Frederico Finan, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson, and Johanna Rickne, "Who becomes a politician?", Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming)

Tessa Bold, Kayuki C. Kaizzi, Jakob Svensson, David Yanagizawa-Drott, "Lemon Technologies and Adoption: Measurement, Theory and Evidence from Agricultural Markets in Uganda", Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming).

Arash Nekoei, Andrea Weber, "Does Extending Unemployment Benefits Improve Job Quality?", American Economic Review (forthcoming).

David Cesarini, Erik Lindqvist, Robert Östling and Björn Wallace, "Wealth, Health, and Child Development: Evidence from Administrative Data on Swedish Lottery Players", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2016, 128:3.

Kurt Mitman, "Macroeconomic Effects of Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Policies", American Economic Review (forthcoming).

Peter Nilsson, "Alcohol Availability, Prenatal Conditions, and Long-term Economic Outcomes", Journal of Political Economy (forthcoming).

Per Krusell and Anthony A. Smith Jr, "Is Piketty's 'Second Law of Capitalism' Fundamental?", Journal of Political Economy, 123:4.

Mikhail Golosov, John Hassler, Per Krusell and Aleh Tsyvinski,  "Optimal Taxes on Fossil Fuel in General Equilibrium", Econometrica, 82:1.

Timo Boppart, "Structural Change and the Kaldor Facts in a Growth Model With Relative Price Effects and Non-Gorman Preferences", Econometrica, 82:6.

Konrad Burchardi and Tarek A. Hassan, "The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128:3.

Matz Dahlberg, Karin Edmark and Heléne Lundqvist, "Ethnic Diversity and Preferences for Redistribution", Journal of Political Economy, 120:1.

Julio Davila, Jay H. Hong, Per Krusell and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull J, "Constrained Efficiency in the Neoclassical Growth Model with Uninsurable Idiosyncratic Shocks", Econometrica, 80:6.

Zheng Song, Kjetil Storesletten and Fabrizio Zilibotti, "Rotten Parents and Disciplined Children: A Politico-Economic Theory of Public Expenditure and Debt", Econometrica, 80:6.

Tim Besley, Konrad Burchardi and Maitreesh Ghatak, "Incentives and the de Soto Effect", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127:1.

Tim Besley and Torsten Persson, "The Logic of Political Violence", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126:3.

Arindrajit Dube, Ethan Kaplan and Suresh Naidu, "Coups, Corporations, and Classified Information", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126:3.

Zheng Song, Kjetil Storesletten and Fabrizio Zilibotti, "Growing like China", American Economic Review, 101:1.


Philippe Aghion, Yann Algan, Pierre Cahuc and Andrei Schleifer, "Regulation and Distrust", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125:3.

Timothy Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel Sturm, "Political competition, policy and growth: Theory and Evidence from the United States", Review of Economic Studies, 77:4.

Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson, "State Capacity, Conflict, and Development", Econometrica, 78:1.

Tore Ellingsen and Robert Östling, "When Does Communication Improve Coordination?", American Economic Review, 100:4.

John Hassler, Per Krusell and Conny Olovsson, "Oil Monopoly and the Climate", American Economic Review, 100:2.

Per Krusell, Burhanettin Kuruscu and Anthony A. Smith, Jr., "Temptation and Taxation", Econometrica, 78:6.

Per Krusell, Toshihiko Mukoyama and Aysegul Sahin, "Labor-Market Matching with Precautionary Savings and Aggregate Fluctuations", Review of Economic Studies, 77:4.

James Snyder and David Strömberg, "Press Coverage and Political Accountability", Journal of Political Economy, 118:2.


Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson, "The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics”, American Economic Review, 99:4.

Martina Björkman and Jakob Svensson, “Power to the People: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment of Community-Based Monitoring in Uganda”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 124:2.


Philippe Aghion, Robin Burgess, Stephen Redding and Fabrizio Zilibotti, "The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India", American Economic Review, 98:4, 2008

Matthias Doepke and Fabrizio Zilibotti, “Occupational Choice and the Spirit of Capitalism”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 123:2, 2008.

Paul Klein, Per Krusell and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull, “Time-Consistent Public Expenditure”, Review of Economic Studies, 75:3, 2008.

David Strömberg, “How the Electoral College Influences Campaigns and Policy: The Probability of Being Florida”, American Economic Review, 98:3, 2008.


Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, Claire Lelarge, John Van Reenen and Fabrizio Zilibotti, “Technology, Information and the Decentralization of the Firm”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 122:4, 2007.

Stefano DellaVigna and Ethan Kaplan,“The Fox News Effect: Media Bias and Voting”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 122:3, 2007.

Thomas Eisensee and David Strömberg, “News Droughts, News Floods and U.S. Disaster Relief”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 122:2, 2007.

Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer, “The Evolution of Common Law”, Journal of Political Economy, 115, 2007.

Bård Harstad, “Harmonization and Side Payments in Political Cooperation”, American Economic Review, 97:3, 2007.

Andreas Hornstein, Per Krusell and Giovanni Luca Violante, “Technology-Policy Interaction in Frictional Labor Markets”, Review of Economic Studies, 74:4, 2007.


Henrik Horn, “National Treatment and the Gatt”, American Economic Review, 96:1, 2006.

Assar Lindbeck and Sten Nyberg, “Raising Children to Work Hard: Altruism, Work Norms and Social Insurance”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121:4, 2006.

Mats Persson, Torsten Persson and Lars E.O. Svensson, “Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution”, Econometrica, 74:1, 2006.


Matthias Doepke and Fabrizio Zilibotti, “The Macroeconomics of Child-Labor Regulation”, American Economic Review 95:5, 2005.

Bård Harstad, “Majority Rules and Incentives”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 120:4, 2005.


Dirk Niepelt, “The Fiscal Myth of the Price Level”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 119, 2004.

Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini, “Constitutional Rules and Fiscal Policy Outcomes”, American Economic Review 94, 2004.

Kjetil Storesletten, Chris Telmer and Amir Yaron, "Cyclical Dynamics in Idiosyncratic Labor-Market Risk", Journal of Political Economy 112, 2004.

David Strömberg, “Mass Media Competition, Political Competition, and Public Policy”, Review of Economic Studies 71, 2004.

David Strömberg, “Radio’s Impact on Public Spending”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 119, 2004.

Jakob Svensson and Ritva Reinikka, “Local Capture: Evidence from a Central Government Transfer Program in Uganda“, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 119, 2004.


John Hassler, José V. Rodríguez Mora, Kjetil Storesletten and Fabrizio Zilibotti, “The Survival of the Welfare State”, American Economic Review 93, 2003.

Per Krusell and Anthony A. Smith, Jr, “Consumption-Savings Decisions with Quasi-Geometric Discounting”, Econometrica 71, 2003.

Jakob Svensson, “Who Must Pay Bribes and How Much? Evidence from a Cross Section of Firms”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 118, 2003.