Professor Torsten Persson, together with Olle Folke and Johanna Rickne,
presents new research on the rise of the radical-right party Sweden
Democrats in an Op-Ed in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter just ahead
of the upcoming Swedish election. It argues that the politicians, as
well as the voters, of the Sweden Democrats to a much greater extent
come from groups that have lost out economically in the last decade,
compared to other political parties in Sweden.

Op-Ed (in Swedish): "Arbetslinjen och finanskris förklarar SD:s

The Op-Ed is based on the following paper written by Ernesto Dal Bó,
Frederico Finan, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne:
"Economic Losers and Political Winners: Sweden's Radical Right"